Sea to Table: A Family Business Connecting Fishers and Chefs
The Brooklyn-based Dimin family is building relationships with small-scale fishers around the world, while creating more transparency and accountability for seafood consumers.
Sean Dimin is as passionate about preserving vibrant fishing communities as he is about the freshest seafood. So he and his father Michael founded Sea to Table, a boutique distributor that delivers fresh seafood from artisanal fishers directly to chefs. Dimin and his team also help fishers market their catch and share their stories with consumers.
"We seek out responsible, small-scale fisheries and connect them directly with better markets," Dimin said.
Dimin explained that he and his father got the idea for their growing, Brooklyn-based business on a family vacation to Tobago in 1996. The Dimins were impressed by local fishermen, who were hand-catching fish on lines from small, traditional wooden boats called pirogues. "We realized that there isn't a