Considerations For Starting a Brewery and Distillery with Dr. Christiansen
February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Have you ever considered starting your own brewery and distillery? If so, you’re in luck! Dr. Katrina Christiansen, a local agricultural engineer and innovator, will be sharing insights on how to get started in this information session!
The agenda will be as follows and will include plenty of time for Q&A – being compliant with the industry’s regulatory and food safety regulations, identifying capital, procuring equipment, managing operations, and establishing marketing and sales plans.
Dr. Christiansen’s bio:
Dr. Katrina Christiansen has extensive experience malting and developing novel grain processes. She is one of the designers of the Intelligent Malting Unit. She applies her bioprocess engineering background to assist the blooming craft malting industry make safe, consistent products with properities brewers and distiller’s already skilled with new ingredients can harness. She started working in the malting industry as the Pilot Project Lead for Cargill Malt for 4 years. While there she contributed two malting process patents. Prior to Cargill, she completed a PhD comparing biofuel crops and production systems at Iowa State University in 2011. She also worked as a Plant Engineer at a 60 million gallon biofuel ethanol plant in Nebraska and completed her undergrad and Master’s in Biosystems Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.