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Re: Keynote speaker for NHC?
« Reply #15 on: June 20, 2013, 12:39:13 PM »
Hey, Ron, any info you can provide?

It should be announced very soon. Watch the Conference website for the official announcement in the coming days.

Just following protocol.  ;)

I'll post here as soon as it's live.

Fair enough.
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Re: Keynote speaker for NHC?
« Reply #16 on: June 20, 2013, 01:25:41 PM »
Hey guys!

Time to spill the beans...

The keynote speaker is...*drum roll*...Tom Peters!

Here is the bio for Tom:

Tom Peters is co-owner of four beer-centric restaurants in Philadelphia: Monk’s Café, Nodding Head Brewery & Restaurant, Grace Tavern, and The Belgian Café. Tom is also co-owner of The Anderson hotel/restaurant in Fortrose, Scotland and involved with The BeerBistro in Toronto, Canada. He has been employed as a baker, pastry chef, line cook, sous chef, bartender, waiter and general manager before opening his first solo project. Famed beer writer Michael Jackson called Monk’s Café “Simply the best Belgian Café in the United States” and Monk’s was named as “Top Five Places in the World to Drink a Beer” by All About Beer magazine. Tom was Knighted into the Belgian Brewer’s Guild in 2004 and named an Ambassadeur Orval since 2008. In 2013, he was a James Beard Foundation Semi-Finalist and was awarded the 2013 Philly Beer Scene Humanitarian of the Year. He travels the U.S. and Europe sourcing, blending and brewing beers, many of which are only available at Monk’s Café.



Cheers,
Duncan

edit: Here is a link to the announcement online

http://www.ahaconference.org/news/keynote-speaker-announced/
« Last Edit: June 20, 2013, 02:00:25 PM by duncan »

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Re: Keynote speaker for NHC?
« Reply #17 on: June 20, 2013, 03:06:30 PM »
Nice...I think the AHA nailed this one!

and I didn't think I could get any more excited/thirsty for next week!

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Re: Keynote speaker for NHC?
« Reply #18 on: June 20, 2013, 03:33:57 PM »
I think this is a good choice. Monks was the first place I went when in Philly some time back. He helped Philly and Belgian beers to be what they are today.
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Re: Keynote speaker for NHC?
« Reply #19 on: June 20, 2013, 06:17:55 PM »
Hey guys!

Time to spill the beans...

The keynote speaker is...*drum roll*...Tom Peters!

Here is the bio for Tom:

Tom Peters is co-owner of four beer-centric restaurants in Philadelphia: Monk’s Café, Nodding Head Brewery & Restaurant, Grace Tavern, and The Belgian Café. Tom is also co-owner of The Anderson hotel/restaurant in Fortrose, Scotland and involved with The BeerBistro in Toronto, Canada. He has been employed as a baker, pastry chef, line cook, sous chef, bartender, waiter and general manager before opening his first solo project. Famed beer writer Michael Jackson called Monk’s Café “Simply the best Belgian Café in the United States” and Monk’s was named as “Top Five Places in the World to Drink a Beer” by All About Beer magazine. Tom was Knighted into the Belgian Brewer’s Guild in 2004 and named an Ambassadeur Orval since 2008. In 2013, he was a James Beard Foundation Semi-Finalist and was awarded the 2013 Philly Beer Scene Humanitarian of the Year. He travels the U.S. and Europe sourcing, blending and brewing beers, many of which are only available at Monk’s Café.



Cheers,
Duncan

edit: Here is a link to the announcement online

http://www.ahaconference.org/news/keynote-speaker-announced/

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Re: Keynote speaker for NHC?
« Reply #20 on: June 21, 2013, 04:48:45 AM »
Tom Peters is a very cool guy, very approachable.  And I don't think anybody knows Belgian beers like he does.  Especially the funky ones.  Monk's always has an interesting tap list and their bottle list is just amazing!
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Re: Keynote speaker for NHC?
« Reply #21 on: June 21, 2013, 05:47:46 AM »
Hey guys!

Time to spill the beans...

The keynote speaker is...*drum roll*...Tom Peters!

Cheers,
Duncan

edit: Here is a link to the announcement online

http://www.ahaconference.org/news/keynote-speaker-announced/

I was available and heading to Philly for the conference and thought I would get the call.  Seems like my days sitting by the phone were wasted, but Tomo sounds like he would have something to offer.

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