General Manager, Dubh Linn Gate Pub
Photos and questions by Maureen Provençal
PQ: Whats your food/beer philosophy?
CM: If you pour it, they will come.
PQ: One food/beer you cant live without?
CM: Sushi/perfect pint of Guinness.
PQ: What beer should people be more open to trying?
PQ: One food you avoided as a child and now love?
PQ: Weirdest thing youve ever eaten?
PQ: Most memorable beer youve ever drunk?
CM: Pint of Guinness at St. James Gate. This is where Guinness is brewed, so it is the freshest pint of Guinness youll ever drink.
PQ: Exact moment you decided to become involved in the F&B industry?
CM: When the Canucks went to the Stanley Cup final. I thought, "I need to work in this kind of atmosphere."
PQ: Whats your solution for a last minute meal?
CM: The telephone.
PQ: Greatest professional moment?
CM: Coming to Whistler to manage the only Irish pub in Whistler.
PQ: Where would you go to drink beer, if you could go anywhere in the world?
PQ: Where would you go for your last beer in Whistler?
CM: The end of the bar.
PQ: What brought you to Whistler?
CM: The powder; the snowboarding.
PQ: Who has been the most influential person on your career?
CM: My dad. He designed the Dubh Linn Gate, among many others.