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Oysters Party Like It’s the ’40s


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Oysters Party Like It’s the ’40s


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The Local Palate Marketplace

Meet the Maker: Rifko Meier RIFCOS
by Daniela Johnson

Chesapeake Bay Magazine

VIDEO: How to Shuck Oysters at Home in 5 Easy Steps


Rifko Meier can shuck an oyster without even watching to see what he’s doing.


Inside the kitchen of Restaurant Daniel**, with the chefs of the Citymeals


Inside the kitchen of Restaurant Daniel**, with the chefs of the Citymeals

Martha Stewart Weddings

Aw Shuck! “The highlight of the cocktail hour was RIFCOS,” says Brittany.



Air Jordan Food Podcast

Oysters Everything with Rifko Meier

The Local Palate

Shucking at Home with RIFCOS by Maggie Ward

Los Angels Times

Rifko Meier owns New York catering company RIFCOS and introduces oysters to many first-timers.


The oyster shucking helps “bring the party to life,” Beahm said.

The Knot Pro

The RIFCOS girls and guys were dressed in their best Alpine gear shucking oysters all night long!”


“An oyster shucker provided guests with treats from the sea, complete with a choice of sauces.”


“Attendees enjoyed delicious hour d’oeuvres provided by RSVP Catering as well as roaming oyster shucking by RIFCOS. “

New York Time

“Oysters Party Like It’s the 40’s”


“at every event that we do, everyone’s blown away that someone is walking up to them and shucking live…”


Malin Akerman’s Great Gatsby Themed 40th Birthday Bash

The New Yorker

“There’s an oyster girl! What more do you want?”

New York Weddings

For a classy touch, serve up tasty aphrodisiacs during your cocktail hour with this bivalve-focused catering company.

James Beard Foundation

James Beard Foundation: Shuck Like A Rockstar

New York Post

“For impressing big clients”

Miami New Times

“What better surprise as you’re drinking a glass of champagne than to have someone walk up to you with three buckets and say…”


Daybreaker co-founder Eli Clark-Davis learns how to shuck oysters from the Osyter XO’s Rifko Meier.

Millennium Magazine

Oyster Girl & Rifko Meier (owner) of RIFCOS at Hamptons Magazine’s Summer 2013 Kick Off Celebration


“Guests wined and dined on an impressive spread that featured staff who came right up to you to personally shuck your oysters.”

Art News

Another popular attraction were the on-tap oyster girls…”You’re a one-woman oyster bar.”


“As an interactive alternative to a stationary raw bar, roaming servers from RIFCOS shuck oysters on the spot, with buckets of oysters hanging from their waists.”


Rifko Meier’s RIFCOS will hand-deliver fresh oysters at your next party.


“Personal oyster shuckers get the party started.”

Design Cuisine

“The Oysters come straight from the oyster farm to the party and create a unique experience for guests. Yes – the world is your oyster!”

Huffington Post

5 Wedding Catering Trends We Are Drooling Over

New York Grub Street

“The oyster girls,” as they’re known, dress according to the occasion and are schooled in discussion points on mollusks’ aphrodisiac qualities, plus they can be rented by the hour. Because naked sushi is so last decade.”


GrillHampton & Taste of Two Forks 2013: The Many Delights of Two Days of Fabulous Food

Brides Magazine

“What Millennials Love to Eat at Weddings – “Among her favorites are […] ‘Roaming Oysters’”

The Local Palate

We sat down with the oyster expert to hear about the origins of his company and his passion for bivalves.

Guest Of A Guest

Hamptons Magazine Memorial Day Weekend Party with Cover Star Brooke Shields


“She’ll deploy a small army of shuck enthusiasts armed with buckets of your chosen oysters on ice, condiments at the ready and one metal mesh glove.”


“Your average raw bar, it’s so, well, stationary. And non-interactive. If you want to spice up the mollusk service at your next party, consider calling in RIFCOS.