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Understanding Beer Styles & Food Pairings

John Reed (Chef and Owner, Customized Culinary Solutions)

Location: Culinary Arena

Date: Wednesday, February 21

Time: 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Track: Food & Beverage, Trends & Design

Company Role: Culinary Professionals

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

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This fun and interactive listen, tasting, and learning session focusing on craft beer styles and the art of food pairing is presented from the creative perspective of John Reed, CEC, CCA, and Certified Cicerone. John will walk you through an overview of beer styles and how to interpret the technical specifications of the major styles from Old World to the cutting edge of craft brewing. Emphasis will be placed on event and catering applications from 10 to 500 guests including key steps of pairing food with craft beer.