Sam and Quinn are the co-founders of Outkast Oyster Co. Quinn is a recent graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder, where he studied environmental science. He has been coming to the island since he was a child and has worked in and around the water with countless jobs, including in restaurants, on boats as a captain, and now as a private caterer. Sam is a recent graduate of the University of New Hampshire, where he studied history. He has been coming to the Vineyard for many years and has worked a variety of jobs in and around the water involving shellfish, including on oyster farms, in restaurants, and for private catering events.
Quinn and Sam are both passionate about the environment and the importance of sustainable seafood. They believe that Martha’s Vineyard is the perfect place to start a shellfish shucking business, as the island has a long history of shellfishing and a strong commitment to sustainability. They can’t wait to help share their passion for their ingredients and love of Martha’s Vineyard to your next event!