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Fish is the dish for local primary school pupils

Article Date: 2018-10-15

pspan style="font-size: 12pt; font-weight: bold;"Fish Box in Robin Hoods Bay, the express style fish and chip restaurant and takeaway owned by Fusco’s of Whitby, played host to pupils from Flyingdales C of E VC Primary School on Wednesday in support of Seafood Week 2018./span /p pDuring the visit, Flyingdales C of E VC Primary School’s year 3 and 4 classes met with Stuart Fusco and William Crooks, from Dennis Crooks Fish Merchants, to learn more about the different species of fish we eat and how to make fish and chips. /p pThe pupils also learned about MSC certification and the ingredients used by Fish Box, including locally grown potatoes and MSC Certified fish, which is supplied by Dennis Crooks. In addition, the children looked at the different ways they can eat and cook fish healthily and how seafood should be handled and prepared, with William Crooks demonstrating how to fillet a fish. /p pThe class also tried samples of fish bites and chips, before taking home a goody bag of products, including a complimentary ticket to the Sealife Centre in Scarborough and bespoke Fish Box recipe cards, amongst other items. /p pStuart Fusco of Fusco’s of Whitby, comments:span style="font-style: italic;" "It was an absolute pleasure to host the children from Flyingdales Primary, they were all very keen to learn about fish and find out more about how we work here at Fish Box. Seafood Week is a fantastic campaign that we are pleased to support by helping to educate children from a young age about the importance of eating more sustainable seafood.”/span/p pStuart adds: span style="font-style: italic;""We would like to offer a huge thank you to William Crooks for providing a helping hand during the lesson and to the Sealife Centre, Scarborough, for kindly donating free entry tickets for each child.” /span/p pSeafood Week, which this year takes place from 5supth/sup – 12supth/sup October, is a national campaign run by Seafish, the public body supporting the £10bn UK seafood industry, to celebrate all things fish and seafood. With a recommendation by the NHS to eat at least two portions of fish a week as part of a healthy diet, the aim of the annual event is to get more people consuming fish on a regular basis. For more information, visit a href="" pFusco’s of Whitby is a family run business, with fish and chip outlets in Whitby and Robin Hood’s Bay including Quayside, Royal Fisheries, Fish Box Whitby and Fish Box Robin Hoods Bay; as well as the Whitby Fish and Chips catering trailer. /p pAll four of Fusco’s of Whitby’s restaurants and takeaways, including Fish Box, hold the NFFF Fish & Chip Quality Award, a scheme which aimed at improving standards and rewarding shops that provide top quality fish and chips in a clean, hygienic and safe environment./p pspan style="font-weight: bold; font-style: italic;"To find out more about Fish Box, including restaurant and takeaway opening times and to view a sample of the menu, visit: a href="" style="font-weight: bold; font-style: italic;"/span p /pspan style="font-weight: bold; font-style: italic;"/span pspan style="font-weight: bold; font-style: italic;"For more information about Fusco’s of Whitby, visit: a href="" br / /span/p pspan style="font-weight: bold; font-style: italic;"img src="" alt="" width="324" height="376" / img src="" alt="" width="504" height="376" / br / /span/p pspan style="font-weight: bold; font-style: italic;"br / /span/p
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