TORONTO, ON – Tickets are now on sale for the 2012 edition of Brewers Plate Toronto, an annual charity event that brings together some of Ontario’s top chefs and craft brewers in a celebration of local and sustainable food and drink.
Taking place on Wednesday April 18th at Roy Thomson Hall (60 Simcoe St., Toronto), this year’s edition will feature event patron Chef Jamie Kennedy and will benefit Green Thumbs Growing Kids, a local organization that offers food growing and environmental education programs in inner-city schools and park sites.
Breweries participating in this year’s event will include Denison’s, Beau’s, Black Oak, Cameron’s, Great Lakes, Mill Street, Nickel Brook, Railway City, Steam Whistle, StoneHammer, Wellington, Grand River, Amsterdam, Spearhead, Neustadt Springs, Barley Days, Muskoka, Granite, Lake of Bays and King.
Providing the food to pair with the beer will be chefs Brad Long (Café Belong), Lora Kirk (Ruby Watchco), Mark Cutrara (Cowbell), Michael Smith (The Gladstone Hotel), Brook Kavanagh (La Palette), Benjamin Lewis (Presidential Catering), John Robertson (The Big Carrot), Michael Abbott and Matthew Dunbar (Grapevine Catering), Karen Vaz (Rebel House), and Aaron Joseph Bear Robe (Keriwa Café). Also on hand will be several artisanal food producers and vendors including Ninutik Maple Sugar, Buddha Dog, On The Side Inc., Oyster Boy, Monforte Dairy, Magical Catering, Evelyn’s Crackers, Chocosol, Daily Apple, Vert Catering, and Wanda’s Pie in the Sky.
Tickets for Brewers Plate 2012 are available now via the event website for $125. Also available are tickets to a special Masterclass event which will take place in September at one of the partner restaurants, priced at $100, or $75 if bought in combination with a ticket to the main event.