HughE Dillon One-Shot: Jose Garces at Brewer’s Plate

The local chef showed the crowd how to cook with local craft beer.

For the eighth year, the Brewer’s Plate held its fair foods fund-raising event highlighting more than 25 Philadelphia restaurants and 20 local craft breweries—all independently owned and located within 150 miles of the city, at the Pennsylvania Constitution Center on Sunday night. Chef Jose Garces demonstrated how to use craft beer (he used Victory Brewing Company) in your home-cooked meals, for the crowd gathered in the VIP section. Watching from the crowd was one of his biggest fans, daughter Olivia. I hear White Dog’s Judy Wicks was there with Ben Cohen of Ben & Jerry’s fame.