Mon, 23 April 2012
For part two of the Ontario Brewer Podcast feature on the Niagara College Teaching Brewery, Mirella and brewing student Austin Roach are joined by Chef Matt Kantor, who is the chef behind the Secret Pickle Supper Club, Little Kitchen and Ghost Chef. Chef Matt has brought in two dishes that he’s designed to pair with the First Draft Campus Ale and the First Draft Campus Lager. Taste along and discover the flavours of these two OCB beers and how they pair with food! Recipes are available on the recipes section of the OCB Website (link)
A special thanks to our partner for this podcast: Chef Matt Kantor
Chef Matt Kantor is a graduate of the culinary institute of America in New York and has worked in many well regarded Restaurants. Matt has been pairing food and beer forever and a day, going back to his beer-making and cooking days at College in Albany, New York. Now living in Toronto, Matt is currently the chef behind the Secret Pickle Supper Club, Little Kitchen and Ghost Chef. Find out more at: www.mattkantor.ca
Mon, 9 April 2012
In this first Ontario Brewer Podcast about the First Draft brands of the Niagara College Teaching Brewery, Mirella Amato, of Beerology, chats with the General Manager of the Canadian Food and Wine Institute at Niagara College: Steve Gill, as well as one of the students enrolled in the Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management program: Austin Roach.
Steve Gill tells the story of how the teaching brewery came about and the idea behind the Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management Program. Austin then shares his perspective on the program and his experience brewing beer so far. He also describes the First Draft Campus Lager and First Draft Campus Ale, which are highlighted in the podcast, as well as some of the other beers that Niagara College students have brewed, providing some detail on how he developed his graduation project beer. The pair then explains the many facets of the collaboration between the Niagara College Teaching Brewery and the Ontario Craft Brewer’s Association.