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About Us

What Premium Seafood Offers

Premium Seafood has, at its fingertips, suppliers, processors and exporters who carry an extensive inventory. This massive worldwide source availability can ensure that you — our valued customers — will always be able to get the best possible seafood at the most competitive prices.
We keep substantial local inventory in Preferred Cold Storage in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, which is easily accessible for deliveries from ocean freighters and easy for LTL shipments as well.
Although Premium Seafood buys and sells various seafood products, its main emphasis is on frozen shellfish, specifically shrimp. Premium’s services can reach hundreds of top-notch purveyors’s, many that rely on us to supply their shrimp needs.
We sell large to distributors, processors and supermarkets of different ethnic origins and requirements. Language is no barrier when it comes to shrimp sales.
As the most consumed seafood item sold, shrimp in all shapes and forms is increasingly growing in popularity. Shrimp, in its varied species and value-added presentations, are ever becoming more and more wanted for the American table. Shrimp is rich in calcium and taurine, and is thus effective for body growth and preventing hypertension. Its chitosan lowers cholesterol in blood.
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Our aggressive customer base is constantly demanding more and different kinds of shrimp products from us.
Premium Seafood cheerfully accepts and delivers on these demands!

Company Profile

Premium Seafood was co-founded in 1987 by the brother and sister management team of Michael Sirkus and Patti Sirkus. Together, they spare no effort in providing the supplier and customer with the best service and the most detailed and current information regarding the company’s product line.
Our target customer base is wholesalers, food service, supermarkets, national restaurant chains, fish markets and distributors. We do not sell individual restaurants or to the general public. We will cheerfully recommend to anyone asking for our fine seafood products to one of our many convenient wholesalers.
Those who work with Premium enjoy many satisfying business experiences. Michael and Patti have succeeded in making Premium Seafood the most respected name in the seafood industry.
Michael Sirkus

Michael Sirkus, President of Premium Seafood, earned his B.A. and graduated from New York University as an honor student. Growing up in New York, Michael always loved the complexities of the ocean and waterways which surrounded NYC. Our President went straight from the classroom, to work at one of the largest seafood importers and wholesalers on the East Coast.

Michael’s vast levels of experience in all aspects of the seafood industry make him an expert in the fields of import, export, trading and brokering within the complex business of shrimp and seafood distribution.

Michael has a solid grasp of the various marketing aspects of the food business. His expertise in sales and sourcing of shrimp and fish products from around the world enable him to find the type of seafood that Premium’s customers request.
As a result, Michael is able to obtain the greatest value for both the supplier and end user!


Patti Sirkus
(Vice President)

Patti Sirkus, Vice President of Premium Seafood, earned her Bachelor degree from Queens College. While employed as a paralegal, she was able to acquire and refine her skills with office management.

Patti joined the seafood industry in 1981. As Executive Office Manager and Vice President of Premium Seafood, she supervises the various financial and bookkeeping responsibilities for the company.

With her focus on customer relations, Patti excels as Premium Seafood’s distribution coordinator and leads the detailed process of traffic control. She ensures that the products arrive quickly and efficiently from the oceans of the world to the freezers of the company’s many and varied types of customers.

Our Vice-President has a keen understanding of not only seafood, but suppliers and customer needs as well.

Patti’s good nature and amiable personality is well known in the industry. Helpful and charming, Patti is always available to meet Premium’s business partner’s demands.