Wildfish proudly uses only wild-caught, sustainable, Alaska seafood harvested by the fishermen and divers from Alaska's responsibly-managed, community-based fisheries—our friends and neighbors.
Processing by hand ensures that what's inside every golden tin meets the standards of our craft, and our commitment to that craft means that all of the processing for our seafood is done in-house. We've been the go-to custom smokery and cannery for the island's subsistence fishermen. To put it simply, we know how the locals want to eat it.
For over 30 years we've been carrying on the craft and time-honored traditions of the region in the small seaside town of Klawock, home to Alaska’s very first salmon cannery more than a century ago. Klawock, located on Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska, has a population of just 796, most of whom consider fishing an essential part of life.
Wildfish was founded in 1987 by Phyllis Meuller, the local school bookkeeper who saw the community's need for custom seafood processing. Today, the reigns are held by Phyllis's grandson, Chef Mathew Scaletta, who is dedicated to melding his fine-dining background (honed in foodie paradise Portland, Oregon) with his family’s craft. So three generations in and we're still here, taking the best of our traditions and adding a "new school" touch. The exploration and excellence never stops.
This ultra-special limited release Rockfish Escabeche grew from an idea of our friend Chef Sara Hauman of Top Chef fame.
Our Rockfish Escabéche starts with hook-and-line caught Alaska Rockfish from the Southeast waters around neighboring Ketchikan. Next, the rockfish is marinated in Chef Sara’s original Escabéche blend and sealed in the tin. You’ll find that the delicate flakes of Alaska rockfish offer a stunning contrast when marinated in the tasty Escabéche sauce.
Harvested and hand-packed in Alaska
Ingredients: Pacific rockfish, olive oil, paprika, salt, onion powder, garlic powder, sherry vinegar, cumin seed, fennel seed, coriander seed, Szechuan peppercorns
6 ounce (170 gram) metal can