A seafood platter is a celebration of the sea and is often comprised of various cold shellfish. This could mean all raw in some cases but normally means a combination. Lobster is usually the star of the show but can also comprise of langoustine or large prawns plus cooked mussels, clams and raw oyster with a special dressing called mignonette.
The seafood platter is a great French celebration also where it is known as plat de fruits de mer - literately plate of fruits of the sea. An