- Event Start6:30pm Tuesday 13th March 2018
- Event End10:00pm Tuesday 13th March 2018
- Event LocationOtto Ristorante
- Event OrganiserBeerMatt
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Discover the delights of beer and food as BeerMatt teams up with Chef Will Cowper to deliver a beer and food degustation rarely seen in Brisbane.
Will Cowper, head chef at the renowned Otto Ristaurante, Brisbane, has been let loose to create a five course modern Italian degustation to which Matt will pair some of the most interesting contemporary Australian craft beers together with some international classics.
With Will's focus on the best seasonal produce, the menu won't be finalised until closer to the event but the working menu looks like this:
- Baccala, lime mayo
- Onion rings, hop salt
- Beer battered potato scallops
Venison carpaccio, crème fraiche, grapes, coffee
Scallops, Jerusalem artichoke, black pudding, puffed barley, saba
Roasted potato gnocchi, braised duck, hop gremolata
Porchetta, prunes, cauliflower, coffee jus
Honey semifreddo, beer granita, citrus
About Chef Will Cowper
William Cowper is Head Chef at the newly opened OTTO Brisbane, sister restaurant to the iconic OTTO Sydney, which overlooks the Brisbane River to the Story Bridge.
OTTO Brisbane serves the food that people love to eat; Italian cuisine using fresh seasonal ingredients, taking influence from the southern regions of Italy to suit the warmer Queensland climate. Chef Will’s food at OTTO is unashamedly simple – fresh, seasonal and produce-driven, letting the ingredients speak for themselves. In truly embracing OTTO’s move to Queensland, Will has developed close relationships with local producers, working alongside them to ensure OTTO uses the best produce available. Will is passionate about not only the food OTTO serves, but supporting farmers and growers in the wider Queensland region.
In the first year of opening, OTTO was named Good Food’s Best New Restaurant in Brisbane and his Strawberry Panna Cotta was named in Sydney Morning Herald’s Best Desserts of the Year.
About Matt Kirkegaard
Matt Kirkegaard, BeerMatt, is one of Brisbane's good beer pioneers. For more than 15 years he has been changing people's perception about beer by introducing them to beer and food matching.
Over that time he has developed a national reputation as one of the leading independent beer educators and advocates in Australia
In 2014 Matt was named the first ever Australian Beer Writer of the Year when he was awarded the inaugural Australian International Beer Awards Media Trophy, and in 2017 he was presented a Special Achievement award at the Beeries industry in recognition of his contribution to the beer industry.
Sought out as a presenter, educator and media commentator, Matt is passionate about beer and his enthusiasm is infectious. His tastings are light-hearted but with a focus on educating about and elevating beer.
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This event is organised by BeerMatt. For more information please contact BeerMatt on 0407968430