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The second annual South Jersey Craft Beer, Food and Music Festival, sponsored by Cat Country 107.3 Joe & Rachel Morning Show, is excited to announce Derek Crider as the live country entertainment at the festival happening June 2, at the Atlantic Cape Community College’s Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. Crider is an Atlantic Cape alumnus and Nashville/Mays Landing resident.
Combining elements of country, rock and soul, Derek Crider has forged a sound all his own. Hailing from Southern New Jersey, Crider started playing the guitar and writing songs at 13 years old, and was influenced by everything ranging from Motown to country. Continue reading
Tickets are on sale for the first South Jersey Craft Beer, Food and Music Festival on Saturday, June 3, at Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. There will be two sessions: noon-4 p.m. and 6-10 p.m., that each cost $30. Entry fee includes access to the event and brewery samplings.
The South Jersey female-fronted band “Juicy” is set to perform for the afternoon session of the festival, and Geri Mingori will take the stage for the evening session. Other highlights include 10 breweries, food and beer pairings by Chef William McGinnity of Nobil Food Services, crafters, a LuLaRoe vendor, a homebrew competition by Eastern Homebrew of Northfield, paintball battles by Backyard Battles Paintball, and much more.
Homebrew competition participants should drop off two 12-ounce bottles with $5 entry fee by June 2 to Eastern Homebrew at 331 Tilton Road in Northfield. Prizes and gift certificates will be awarded to first, second and third place winners. Continue reading
If you are interested in learning how to brew beer, the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a 10-week introduction on just that this spring. “Beer Leadership: Brewing” will cover the steps to brew beer as well as different types of grains used to make beer and their effect on the final product.
Some topics that will be covered include: Continue reading
Calling all beer and food enthusiasts. A six-course meal, paired with different beers, will be hosted at Careme’s Restaurant, located at Atlantic Cape Community College’s Academy of Culinary Arts, 6:30 p.m., Oct. 8.
Dr. Lynn Hoffman, author of “A Short Course in Beer,” will lead the dinner, explaining to guests why each beer was selected for each course, which also includes dessert. Continue reading
If you have a passion for beer, the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a 10-week introduction to beer literacy this fall. Beer Leadership will provide a wide background on the brewing industry and an overview of its unique specializations.
Some topics that will be covered include:
- What Does Beer Mean Today?
- The Flavor of Beer
- Beer and Food
- Cooking with Beer
- The Question of Alcohol
- How is Beer Made?
This course is offered through Atlantic Cape’s Continuing Education division. It will meet 6-8:50 p.m., 10 Mondays beginning Sept. 14, at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.
This is the first of a series of beer and microbrewing courses at the ACA.
For more information or to register, call (609) 343-5655.