June 16, 2024

Weathered Souls Brewing Co. and Chef Nicola Blaque Unveil Innovative Culinary Collaboration in San Antonio

San Antonio, TX – Weathered Souls Brewing Co., renowned for its pioneering craft beers, is set to embark on an exciting culinary journey with esteemed chef Nicola Blaque. This groundbreaking partnership brings together the brewing expertise of Marcus Baskerville and Chef Blaque’s culinary brilliance, introducing a dynamic dining concept that marries craft beers with jerk-infused cuisine.

The new kitchen at Weathered Souls Brewing Co., under the stewardship of Chef Nicola Blaque, will showcase a menu inspired by the vibrant flavors of Caribbean jerk seasoning, expertly paired with Weathered Souls’ signature brews. Chef Blaque, celebrated for her innovative approach to Caribbean cuisine at the Jerk Shack, presents a tantalizing menu featuring dishes such as Smash Burger Sliders with a hop aioli, Street Tacos, and a Grilled Watermelon Salad dressed with a watermelon champagne vinaigrette. Each dish is meticulously crafted to complement the paired beer, offering a symphony of flavors that are both bold and harmonious.

Operating from Thursday to Sunday, guests can indulge in this culinary fusion from 3 PM to 9 PM on Thursdays, 11 AM to 9 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, and from Noon to 8 PM on Sundays. A soft launch is scheduled for April 25, 2024, featuring a limited menu that will expand over time.

Marcus Baskerville, co-founder and Director of Brewing at Weathered Souls Brewing Co., brings his award-winning brewing expertise to the forefront, leading the brewery to numerous accolades including a nomination for the prestigious James Beard Award, Wine Enthusiast 40 under 40, and more. His commitment to innovation and quality ensures that the beer offerings are nothing short of extraordinary.

Chef Nicola Blaque has carved a niche for herself in the culinary world with her ability to reimagine traditional Caribbean flavors with modern flair. Her leadership at the Jerk Shack has not only earned critical acclaim but has also endeared her to San Antonio’s culinary enthusiasts. With nominations for the coveted James Beard Award and recognition as the Chef of the Year for Culture Maps’ Top Taste Maker awards, Chef Blaque’s culinary prowess is undeniable.

“We are thrilled to combine the art of brewing with the zest of Caribbean cuisine,” remarked Marcus Baskerville. “This partnership with Nicola epitomizes our dedication to innovation and excellence.”

The collaboration between Weathered Souls Brewing Co. and Jerk Shack promises to be a haven for food and beer aficionados alike, offering a one-of-a-kind experience that celebrates the rich culinary and brewing heritage of San Antonio.