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Meet Our Judges
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General Manager - Hudson's on the Docks

Founder-President - Shell Ring Oyster Company

Andrew Carmines operates Hilton Head’s oldest restaurant that began as his family's oyster business.  A longtime champion of sustainable seafood, he has been involved in various environmental initiatives including Hilton Head Island Sea Turtle Project, Southern Shrimpers Alliance and the East Coast Shellfish Growers Association.

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General Manager - Hudson's on the Docks and

Founder-President - Shell Ring Oyster Company



Use this space to introduce yourself and share your professional history.

Andrew Carmines


Owner/Operator - Spartina Marine Education Charters

Growing up exploring the May River, Amber Kuehn developed her aquatic interests by studying Marine Biology, earning a Master Captain's License, and providing scuba instruction to Atlantic and Pacific Ocean divers. After returning to the Lowcountry, she began managing Sea Turtle Patrol Hilton Head and founded Spartina Marine Education Charters, offering field biology exploration.

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