Social Events

Donna, Dean and Rocky are cooking with GARLIC!

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
7:00 – 8:00 PM (ET)

The always entertaining NCMA member Dean Jurik gives us a tour of his personal garlic garden.  He then challenges members Donna Palladino and Rocky Fizzano to a cookoff using garlic.  Donna, Dean and Rocky will each share their own favorite “family” recipe while they cook for us.  Join the bantering and learn some cooking tips.  Recipes will be variable in advance so attendees and join the fun.  Who will make the best-testing meal?  Who will win the coveted NCMA Golden Apron award?  Remember:  presentation is everything! 


Beer Tour – Limited Participation – $119

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
7:00 – 8:00 PM (ET)

Join NCMA Vice President and in-house beer expert Jason Thompson and City Brew Tours for an “e-Happy Hour.”  City Brew Tours’ Expert Beer Guide will lead an interactive professional beer appraisal and beer & cheese pairing. The Guide will speak to different beer styles, the brewing culture, and answer any industry-specific questions.

The “e-Happy Hour” includes three Craft Beers, three Gourmet Cheese, a City Brew Tours koozie, three Chocolate Treats and a limited-edition NCMA COVID-19 pint glass, which will be sent to you prior to the event.  Cost is $119 and registration is required in advance.  (Must be 21 years and older only and Must be registered before July 15.) US deliveries only. Some restrictions may apply. We cannot to Canada.

Register for the beer tour here.

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