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Chowders from Duke's Seafood

Duke’s Chowders Available Now Across the Puget Sound

For years now, guests have been asking me to sell our award-winning chowders outside of the restaurants. While you could always order a bowl to go, or try making it yourself, neither of these really lives up to the taste of the chowder coming straight from our kitchen to your table. And that was always…

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Cows in pasture at the Royal Ranch in Columbia Basin, Washington

A Match Made in (grass-fed) Heaven

A beef disaster becomes a delicious quest Here at Duke’s Seafood, you know we only serve the best: from our sustainable seafood, to blending our own spices, to buying local and organic produce whenever possible. Due to changes in our supply chain, our imported grass-fed beef was becoming harder and harder to get into our…

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Duke's Prawns Appetizer

Farmed prawns at Duke’s Seafood?

If you’ve spent any time at Duke’s Seafood, you know that we care about quality, taste, and supporting sustainable farms and fisheries. Would you be surprised to learn that Duke’s Seafood used to serve farmed prawns? We know, we know, terrible, right? (cue angry mob) But here’s the thing. We didn’t understand what we do…

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Dukes Seafood Cheeseburger with bacon, lettuce, tomato, and onion

Romancing the Burger

I tell guests and team members, “Yup, it’s a cheeseburger.” But it’s not just a cheeseburger. Behind the scenes, there’s so much more to it than that. The bun: baked by Essential Baking Company (our recipe) using organic flour and delivered to us 7 days a week. We grill it in locally made clarified butter….

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Wild Bill Ranniger

is the heart of the kitchen at Duke’s and makes food ideas come to life. Wild Bill has been part of Duke’s team for 22 years, adding his spicy and wild style to everything he creates. Bill’s boundless creativity gives our company its saucy personality. Watch for Bill’s take on cooking and preparing seafood and other dishes on this blog, and don’t forget to watch his YouTube videos that really show how it’s done. Wild Bill is the corporate executive chef, but everyone calls him “The Food Dude.”

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Duke Moscrip

Founder and chief innovator of Duke’s Seafood & Chowder, dreams about food. He is passionate about sustainably sourced food and searches the country for the best of the best for the restaurant. Duke is known for his outrageous “Capers,” wild ideas that never fail to shake things up. A deep thinker who cares about healthy eating, catch Duke’s contributions to the blog in Bringing Duke’s Home Recipe Series.

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Amy (Moscrip) Waeschle

is a writer and the author of Going Over the Falls and Chasing Waves, A Surfer’s Tale of Obsessive Wandering. Her passions start with surfing. Never slowing down, Amy also runs mountain trails, hikes, and seems to have a knack for finding hidden foodie gems when she travels. She lives in Poulsbo, Washington with her family. Amy is an expert regarding all things gluten free and was the inspiration behind many of Duke’s gluten free recipes. For the blog, she shares her insights into “growing up with Duke” and tells stories of her food and drink discoveries around the