The Corkline

  • Interview with Lisa Nguyen

    Feb 6

    "I don’t know how I can go back to eating salmon at the store after eating Copper River salmon. Just seeing the process, how it’s all done, it's just amazing."

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  • A Culinary Voyage of Copper River Salmon with Mariah Scott

    Nov 14

    Learning about the culture of the Copper River, the people that wake up every morning to go fishing to feed their families, to feed the world, has made a big impact on my life and I can’t help but to look at things, especially wild salmon, in a new ...

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  • Chef Thoughts with Lesa Lewis

    Sep 12

    One thing that really blows my mind is the dedication that I see in Cordova.  It’s like the whole community is centered around one single fish. It’s pretty spectacular. And I think as chefs we try to source the best possible quality items and this ...

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  • Chef Thoughts with Kenneth Anderson

    Sep 6

    Before coming here, I didn't truly know what Copper River salmon was. To see the science and sustainability connected to the fish; where you can fish, how many people can go out there and what times they can fish, all of that was already pretty mind blowing. But to ...

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  • Chef Thoughts with Kevin Guard

    Aug 2

    Chef Kevin Guard from the Guarden during his time in Cordova land learning about our small boat fishing community. 

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  • Chef Dennis's Szechuan Glazed Copper River Salmon

    Jun 12

    Chef Dennis Deaver of Orca Adventure Lodge in Cordova presents his exquisite recipe for Szechuan Glazed Salmon. This dish showcases the finest qualities of Copper River Sockeye salmon, bringing culinary magic to your kitchen.

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  • Chef Thoughts with Byron Gomez

    Jan 11

    As a chef, I'm always trying to be responsibly knowledgeable on how to execute and order food, but it's not until you really go to places like the Copper River where you realize the whole ecosystem is more than just fish. The rules and regulations from the government and the ...

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  • Chef Dennis's Blackened Salmon and Tropical Salsa

    Dec 8

    Continuing our time with the chefs at Orca Adventure Lodge, Chef Dennis Deaver prepared a stunning Blackened Salmon & Tropical Salsa, masterfully blending sweet and savory. Check out the full recipe below, and be sure to let us know if you give it a try!

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  • Chef Thoughts with Eric LeBlanc

    Nov 18

    What I took from this trip and everyone else involved in it was having a deeper connection with the source - the product and where it comes from, and everyone involved in that process, how many hands it takes to do something like this - I think for me that ...

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  • Chef Thoughts with Jeremy Williamson

    Oct 13

    I do think it is superior. I don't think it's marketing; I find that, honestly, it just goes back to the great care. You got a small town who takes such great care at capturing and really making sure that this fish is well taken care of. I mean, it ...

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