Armed with more than 10 years of practice and custom-made knives, Patrick is one of the fastest oyster shuckers in the world. He has won the World Oyster Opening Championship held in Ireland and is a four -time Canadian champion. On a quest for excellence and a new challenge, Patrick also holds the current Guinness Book of World Records for most oysters shucked in 1 minute (33 in total), televised on Christine Cushing Live.

In September 2007, Patrick published his first book, Consider The Oyster-A Shucker’s Field Guide. The book is now available for purchase at most major book stores and at the restaurant. Click here for excerpts from the book.