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The Ocean Awards 2016 – Press Release Attached
January 13, 2016 @ 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Chef Rob Ruiz awarded RESTAURATEUR/CHEF of 2016
January 13th, 2016 by Blue Marine Foundation & Boat International in London
Criteria: The restaurant group, chef or restaurateur who has made the most
outstanding commitment to ocean conservation.
WINNER: Rob Ruiz, sushi chef, for his campaign to conserve the endangered
vaquita porpoise in the Gulf of California and to promote the use of shrimp caught
without the use of entangling gillnets.
See Attached Press Release PDF
20150112 Boat International Ocean Awards Press Release FINAL
(Posted 1/14/16 after embargo was released by Blue Marine Foundation)