All Press Releases for August 11, 2017

Ways & Means Oyster House Kicks Off Grand Opening with their Inaugural Portland Shuck-It Oyster Challenge

The Challenge Boasts Fierce Competition From Local First Responders Coupled With A Good Cause

    PORTLAND, OR, August 11, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Ways & Means Oyster House will celebrate their grand opening in Bridgeport Village, with their inaugural Portland oyster-eating contest to benefit local charities, on Saturday, August 26 at 10 a.m. The event boasts fierce competition coupled with a good cause, as $3 from every oyster eaten by the winning team will be donated to that team's charity of choice. Three team members from the Tigard Police Department, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, and the Tualatin Police Department will each be given 60 seconds to eat as many oysters as they can, while spectators cheer on their favorite team. The event will take place at Ways & Means Oyster House, which is located in Bridgeport Village at 7331 SW Bridgeport Rd, Portland, OR 97224.

"The Ways & Means team is extremely dedicated to giving back to our community and we're very excited to bring that spirit to our home in Bridgeport Village," said Director of Operations Dan Schneider. "We've received tremendous support from this event at our California location from both the wonderful organizations involved and the attendees. We are looking forward to meeting our new neighbors while benefiting a great cause."

This event was developed by founders, Parnell and Jennifer Delcham and Dena Mathe, who feel strongly about giving back to the community. Ways & Means Oyster House has a large emphasis on community work that focuses on saving our oceans, supporting the humane treatment of animals, autism, and cancer research.

Attendees can enjoy food and drinks from the lunch and brunch menus during the event, with a $1 from every brunch dish sold during the event between 10:00 am - 11:00 am going to the winning charity as well.

To view the menu, visit Ways & Means Oyster House is located at 7331 SW Bridgeport Rd, Portland, OR 97224. For more information, follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

The award-winning seafood restaurant concept, Ways & Means Oyster House, is a full-service restaurant committed to sustainability and localization of product with a menu focused on seafood. Founders Parnell and Jennifer Delcham and Dena Mathe took inspiration from heritage flavors and the community atmosphere of seaside clam shacks, oyster bars and harbor houses around the globe to create this coastal concept. The menu features a small plate format with a price range that begins at $4 and offers lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. The culinary program is complemented by a carefully curated wine list tailored to provide unique experiences at every visit. The restaurant concept is centered around a bar program that is driven to execute an exciting selection of cocktails composed of high-quality spirits and fresh ingredients. A large selection of spirits, beer and wine, including many offerings from Oregon and the Portland area, are flowing from opening to closing every day. The operations also offer banquet services along with the availability of retail items, including wine and beer, to be carried off premise.

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