The GOODS from Dixies
Vancouver, BC | On Thursday June 9th, join famed Whisk(e)y Chef and keeper of all Bourbon & Canadian Whisk(e)y knowledge Matt Jones from Beam Suntory as he walks you through a cocktail and whiskey-paired five course Central Texas BBQ menu (created specially by Chef Jeff MacIntosh) while regaling you with Bourbon County stories from the past. Tickets are $60 per person and available online at www.meatatdixies.com/events (tax and gratuity not included).
Who is Matt Jones, Whisk(e)y Ambassador? | Both bartender and whisk(e)y nerd, Matt has a wealth of knowledge in the alcohol beverage industry – over 16 years of experience in various roles including cook, server, bartender, instructor, foodservice and hospitality consultant, public speaker and media spokesperson. The role that is his favourite is that of Whisky Ambassador, tapping into his passion of whisk(e)y.
Since 2010 he has been Beam Inc. Canada’s Whisk(e)y Ambassador for their Bourbon Portfolio (Maker’s Mark, Jim Beam, Devil’s Cut, Knob Creek, Basil Hayden’s) as well as speaking to whiskies from Cooley (Kilbeggan, Connemara, Tyrconnell), Canadian Club (Reserve, Classic, Sherry Cask) and most recently as the mixologist for Alberta Premium’s Dark Horse Rye. In this role, he travels across Canada preaching the gospel of whisk(e)y!
Who is Dixie’s BBQ? Dixie’s is bringing the authentic BBQ of Austin, Texas to Vancouver, offering true Central Texas, Hill Country style, deep-smoked BBQ meats & home-style sides and a selection of cold, refreshing beer & southern-inspired cocktails wash it all down easy. Located on East Hastings Street, just east of Gore, the room is a warm, inviting homage to the small town BBQ roadhouses surrounding Austin. Dixie’s will treat ya’ll to the storied, rustic warmth of true southern hospitality. Dixie’s is open Wednesday through Sunday for dinner and Sunday Gospel brunch, as well as being available for private functions and catering.