Quick bites with
Brad Skerrett, general mangaer, Longhorn Saloon & Grill
PQ: What’s your food/beer philosophy?
BS: Fresh & big portions for beer and food!
PQ: What’s the most important principle in cooking?
BS: Making sure you match the right draft with the right
burger. Most people have come to the conclusion that you can’t go wrong.
PQ: One alcohol you avoided as a teenager and now you enjoy?
BS: Vodka and red wine.
PQ: Weirdest thing you’ve eaten?
BS: A live goldfish under peer pressure as an introduction to a
sports team at uni.
PQ: Most memorable beer you’ve ever drank?
Bs: Afternoon beers at 7
PQ: Most memorable beer you have ever drank?
BS: First beer I had with my dad.
PQ: Most interesting environment you’ve ever worked in?
BS: Apres ski here.
There are people from all around the world and the energy is unparalleled.
PQ: What’s your solution for a last minute meal?
BS: Bar-B-Qued steak & veg.
PQ: Greatest professional moment?
BS: I’m workin’ on it.
PQ: Do you dream of opening your own pub?
BS: I’m really pretty excited about where I am at.
PQ: How would you describe what it is to be a GM?
BS: Multi-tasking while organizing a party.
PQ: Where would you go to eat & drink, if you could go
anywhere in the world?
BS: The people are more important than the place.
PQ: How far have you traveled for a great meal?
BS: Across Canada, home for Christmas dinner.
PQ: Has Whistler opened up any doors for you?
BS: Expensive ones.
PQ: Where would you go for your last meal in Whistler?
BS: Lamb at Kyp’s and beer at Tapley’s.
PQ: Who has been the most influential person on your career?
BS: All the pros that I work with at the Longhorn.
PQ: What would you advise anyone wanting to come into this
BS: I would only get people into this if they truly enjoy entertaining strangers and friends alike.