Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon

A website guide that makes learning to cook salmon delightful and accessible

A dish of salmon with garnish
Services
  • UX Design
  • UI Design
  • Web Development

Bristol Bay is a region in Alaska with the largest wild sockeye salmon run in the world. It has been fished and managed sustainably for 130+ years. Mentor designed and built a microsite to educate consumers on salmon cooking techniques and spread enthusiasm for enjoying fresh Bristol Bay sockeye salmon with the world.

desktop and mobile designs of the new website

“You just surprised and delighted us! We are on the receiving end! Thank you!”

Kerry Wilkins – Creative Director, Rising Tide Communications

The Challenge

Salmon can feel intimidating for home cooks, given that it is a more expensive protein with many cooking techniques to choose from. Our goal with the Bristol Bay cooking guide website was to design a friendly experience that brings joy and confidence to the process of cooking salmon at home while simultaneously educating the consumer about Bristol Bay sockeye.

The Solution

screenshot of website with video

Intuitive and Educational

The website was designed to take a large amount of content and present it in a way that is streamlined and optimized for any device size making it easy for the home cook to view while at the kitchen counter.

screenshot of website navigation

Ease of Navigation Between Techniques

Keeping with the theme of ease while in the kitchen, the navigation for the guide follows you wherever you scroll making it super easy to follow the recipes and watch the videos while never losing your place.

animation of fish swimming on website

Animations and Delightful Surprises

One of the main directives was to make it fun, so we found ways to add clever details, animations, and videos to the web design. This was all achieved while keeping the performance and load times quick and seamless.

Launch Video