Quick Bites 

Brad Skerrett, Longhorn Saloon and Grill

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 th Heaven.


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 industry?

BS: I would only get people into this if they truly enjoy entertaining strangers and friends alike.

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