Category Archives: How to Shuck an Oyster

How to Shuck an Oyster

Learn from a champion. Deborah Pratt, of nearby Urbanna, is a four-time world oyster shucking champion. She shares her technique in detail in this video and talks about presentation of the finest oysters anywhere.


Deborah Pratt introduces herself at the Urbanna waterfront.


Deborah and her sister Clementine talk about their history, their families, and Walton Seafood of Urbanna. This was prepared by the Southern Foodways Alliance as part of the oral history project.