Generations of families have been coming down to the Emerald Coast to create magical memories at our distinctive Ocean Reef vacation rental properties for almost 40 years. Parents brought their kids. Then the kids had kids and brought them down as well to experience their own wonderful family beach vacation! Of course, the number one draw is the crystalline white shimmering shore that overlooks the glowing jewel-toned waters of the dazzling Gulf. However, something happens once you arrive. The golden sun, balmy salted air, sensual surf sounds, and the cornucopia of fresh abundance from the Gulf here stimulates a tantalizing craving for seafood. Our Dest vacation rentals come with full kitchens, so you may be tempted to create your own version of “Surf n Turf” however there is another great option.
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The Emerald Coast Boil Company makes it very easy. This company was introduced by Chef Brandon Sigler and has become very popular. They receive a Five Star Rating on Google with such comments as: “Chef Brandon was awesome!”, “A great and memorable experience,” “It was absolutely perfect,” “fantastic job,” “excellent food and service,” “the food was delicious,” and “Amazing!” They provide the freshest seafood available, exceptional service, and everything you need to have your own Low Country Boil – wherever you are. Their original Low Country Seafood Boils include fresh locally caught Shrimp, Conecuh Sausage, Red Potatoes, Corn on the Cob, and the Chef’s Signature Seasoning Mix. These boils cost a reasonable $15.95 per person.
You may add Snow Crab Legs, Clams, Mussels and/or Lobster Tails onto your order at Market Price. Delicious Caesar Salads may be added for $25. A Spring Salad Mix with Mandarin Oranges, Raisins, Candied Pecans, Feta Cheese, and Raspberry Balsamic Dressing is available for $30. Each salad feeds six to eight people.
Sides that may be ordered include small or large portions of homemade Cole Slaw, award winning Baked Beans, Macaroni & Cheese and savory Cheddar Biscuits by the dozen. Zesty Shrimp Cocktail Sauce and Lemons are already included free with each order. Rich Remoulade and Lemon Butter Sauce are available to add to your order.
They even have tasty after-dinner treats, including Candy Bar Brownies for $35, Rum Cake for $20, and Florida’s unofficial state dessert… Key Lime Pie for $25!
For those Landlubbers among you, they also have Barbecue Sandwiches with Slow Smoked Pulled Pork at $18 per pound and/or Chicken for $19 per pound. One pound serves sandwiches for three to four people, and minimum orders are $150.
There are two options for delivery. One is that everything will be cooked for you in advance and delivered directly to your location. The Seafood Boil and/or Barbeque arrives in large aluminum pan trays still hot and ready to dig in.
The second option is to have all the ingredients and cooking equipment delivered to you at your location. This includes a deep stainless steel boiling pot and a filled Butane Gas Tank. All these orders may be made online at emeraldcoastboilcompany.com or by calling 850-803-BOIL aka 850-803-2645. Once the order is completed, you will receive a call or text 24 hours before delivery is made to confirm the address and delivery of food and rental equipment. Their standard equipment fits 8 to 12 pounds of seafood boil.
On the day of your scheduled boil, they arrive with your cold food items like shrimp, sausage, and sauces stored in a Styrofoam Cooler that is yours to keep. Corn and red potatoes will be placed and delivered in a separate bag along with any other dry items that were ordered. They will then show you or someone in your group how to properly set it up and use the potboiler burner that is provided. They provide all instructions and expert advice on how to make this Low Country Seafood Boil an ultimate fun family feast. After you have enjoyed the best boil on the beach, just rinse out the pot, and they will pick up it up along with the butane gas tank the next day.
Deliveries can be made to your vacation residence or the location of your choice along the beach. Many choose to enjoy their Low Country Seafood Boils beside the sugary shore overlooking the toned emerald Gulf since it provides the perfect ambiance. This company can also rent you tents and tables for such occasions. Tent rentals are $50 each and tables are $15.
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Many folks plan special occasions at the beach for Rehearsal Dinners, Wedding Receptions, Hallmark Anniversary Celebrations, Birthdays, Family Reunions and Church or Business Retreats. For these occasions, The Emerald Coast Boil Company can provide special catering services. Their custom-built Cajun Seafood Boiler can cook up to thirty pounds at once. Their traditional Low Country Boil, as listed above, goes for $18.95 per person, which also includes disposable serving Plates, Tablecloths, Napkins, and Wet Wipes. Market price add-ons, side dishes, and desserts may also be added. They arrive with all the fixings one hour before you want to eat to prepare everything while you’re enjoying favorite drinks, cold beer, wine, and good company. Afterward, they clean up all the equipment and take it away with them. Catering cost fees are $150 for up to twenty-five people.
Now that you know who to call for a fantastic Low Country Seafood Boil as you plan that special beach reunion, wedding reception, birthday or anniversary –take some fun time planning where you want to stay. Ocean Reef Resorts has outstanding Destin & 30A vacation rental properties of all kinds which come in all sizes both on and near the beach. Our user-friendly state of the art website makes this easy by providing detailed descriptions, vivid property images, individual satellite location views, seasonal rates, and calendar dates available to make your reservations.
You’re going on vacation now, so get ready to eat, drink and be merry!