Near Toulouse.  He launches “Mister Fishy”, a fish and chips truck, premium quality.

Near Toulouse. He launches “Mister Fishy”, a fish and chips truck, premium quality.

Simon Kemar... will now be Mr. Fishy with his fish food truck.
Simon Kemar… will now be Mr. Fishy with his fish food truck. (©DR)

He is married to a British woman! It was enough to understand how Simon Kemar, 41, came up with the idea to launch their new type of food truck based on fish and chips and seafood.

Across the Channel, fish and chips is main course. “Yes, but on condition that the quality is there. Quality fish and perfectly fried fry! immediately indicates the founder Mr Fishy.

Mr. Fishy style fish and chips accompanied by the ultimate homemade tartar sauce.
Mr. Fishy style fish and chips accompanied by the ultimate homemade tartar sauce. (© Alain Graville)

Passed through the world of food service Toulouse

Trained traditionally as a chef in Angers, Simon Quemart arrived in Toulouse in the late 2000s when he was 30 years old. He went through Brasserie du Stade (Michel Sarran), Le Chevilard, Les sales Gosses…

Then came Covid and its restrictions. It was an opportunity for him to reflect. his professional project.

Simon... a.k.a. Mr. Fishy!
Simon… aka Mister Fishy! (©DR)

My wife is English and I noticed that there are a lot of English people in Toulouse. In addition, the fish have a real niche that is not used today. First of all, I want to work with fresh quality products.

Simon KemarCreator and Chef – Mr. Fishy

After leaving prison, Simon took various additional training courses (starting a business, hygiene, etc.)

Four main dishes on a slate board

Banh mi salmon is one of Mr. Fishy's specialties.
Banh mi salmon is one of Mr. Fishy’s specialties. (© Alain Graville)

Mr. Fishy offers four main courses on his platter, each complemented by homemade desserts.

  • in fish and chips served with homemade french fries and homemade tartar sauce
  • in poke bowl : Hawaiian dish, fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, salmon, lettuce, jasmine rice, sesame-soy sauce.
  • in bang mi salmon : Vietnamese sandwich with mayonnaise salad base, homemade marinated vegetables, grilled marinated salmon, and dry coriander sesame-soy sauce (a variant of the slightly spicy Sriracha sauce).
  • catch of the week : all fish depending on the season, as well as seafood such as fried cuttlefish, octopus, etc.

Premium quality and homemade tartar sauce

Quality is first of all working with fresh products. Delivery of fish is carried out several times a week. I make fresh homemade french fries. In addition, I offer only fresh fruits and vegetables. This applies to both main dishes and fruit salads.

Simon KemarCreator and Chef – Mr. Fishy

Simon has perfected all his recipes with clients in testing. The goal was to get the best recipe as well as the best cooking method for frying, for example (beef tallow or sunflower oil).

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Levignac, Lasserre and soon the area of ​​Thibault (Toulouse) and Colomiers

Simon has just started his activity in Levignac (between Colomiers and L’Isle-Jourdain). Multiple locations distributed over the days of the week. But in the near future it also intends to serve the Thibault region (south of Toulouse), as well as part of the air navigation center (Colomiers, Cornebarrier).

Practical information:

Prices for main dishes: from 6.50 to 12 euros // Menu from 10 to 13 euros // Levignac: Tuesday evening and Sunday evening (media library) and Lasserre: Friday evening (Salle des fêtes) // Other places and more information at Internet by clicking here.

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