Dressed and grilled oysters at the Alabama Oyster Social.
The Alabama Farmers Pavilion in Auburn.
Chefs grilled oysters at the event.
Chefs offered a wide variety of bites.
Hundreds of oyster lovers attended the Alabama Oyster Social.
Chefs present dishes at the Alabama Oyster Social.
The event featured a 32-foot raw bar.
Chefs came in from all over the region.
Dressed oysters at the Alabama Oyster Social.
Grilling oysters at the Alabama Oyster Social.
The raw bar was stocked with more than a dozen unique oysters.
Working the grill at the Alabama Oyster Social.
Chefs in attendance included David Bancroft (left), Bill Briand (center) and Justin DeVillier (right).
Oyster lovers picked over the raw bar.
Chefs grilled oysters outside.
Tasting tables were filled with other eats and drinks from Southern bakers, farmers, foragers, butchers and brewers.
The charity event raised $45,000 for Auburn University’s Shellfish Laboratory.
The Alabama Oyster Social will return in 2019.