is a delicious collaborative effort between Green Enterprise Toronto (GET), Slow Food Toronto and Local Food Plus (LFP) who work to promote local-sustainable food and farming. The event takes place Friday April 17 at the University of Toronto’s Hart House and pairs locally made beers with gourmet dishes, all made from local ingredients.
I attended this event last year and it was fabulous. Ontario crafts beer
s are paired with fantastic restaurants who use local farm produce, meats, fish and artisanal cheeses and preserves in inventive dishes. The food was delicious and the beer was generously poured with a great swing band in the background to tie it all together.
This year restaurants featured at the event are La Palette, Veritas, Jamie Kennedy Event Catering, Cowbell, the Gladstone and Rebel House, and they'll be paired with breweries like Mill Street, Cameron’s, Wellington, Great Lakes, Steam Whistle and Black Oak.
If you want to check it out, doors open at 6:30pm and tickets cost $96.86 for all you can eat and drink and are available at www.brewersplatetoronto.org. Or you can leave a comment on this post with your favourite beer and food match.
The reader with the best pairing will be treated to
TWO FREE TICKETS to the event!
This is a Toronto event, but once again I'm not leaving the rest of Canada out in the cold! I have a copy of Wild Sweets Chocolate by Dominique and Cindy Duby that I will give away at the same time to a random subscriber.
I will announce winners of the tickets and the cookbook on April 15.