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In-person Workshop!

Lunch & learn at district brew yards

We recently hosted our first in-person event of 2022 at District Brew Yards, a self-pour brewery collective in Chicago, IL! Tana Rulkova, VP of Marketing at PourMyBeer, conducted an hour-long interview with Greg Lamacki and Steve Soble, the Co-Owners of District Brew Yards. 

During the workshop, they shared their story and how they turned their idea from a dream into reality! Whether you’re looking to open a self-pour venue, expand your operations, or hear from experienced operators, you don’t want to miss this workshop! Greg and Steve have been in the hospitality industry for years, and they’re gearing up to open their second location, so they have a lot of information to share with you! 

You can access the full recording of this workshop by filling out the form on this page. We highly recommend grabbing a notebook and pen as you don’t want to miss any of the tips they have to share with you!

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Learn More About District Brew Yards

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When was the last time you visited four breweries all under one roof? If you said never, now is your time! District Brew Yards lets you do precisely that and is an awesome taproom as well. Located in Chicago, IL, District is a craft beer lover’s paradise. With a collection of four brewers under one roof and 40 self-pour taps, you will be able to sip on delicious, high-quality, local Chicago beer. They’ve had incredible success with their first location, so they’re excited to announce that they will be opening a second in the summer of 2022!

Join PourMyBeer’s VP of Marketing, Tana Rulkova, as she interviews Steve Soble, Co-Owner, and Greg Lamacki, Chief Operating Officer, at District Brew Yards.

Meet the interviewees

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Steve Soble

Steve Soble

Co-Owner of District Brew Yards

Co-Owner of District Brew Yards

Steve Soble is the founder of Burnt City Brewing. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1986, Mr. Soble began his career at The Quaker Oats Company in Chicago in brand management. In 1989, he left Quaker to open his first of over 20 independent businesses. Steve founded Burnt City Brewing in 2012. In 2019, Steve started District Brew Yards, a collective brewery housing 4 breweries, a bottle shop, and a restaurant in the West Loop of Chicago.

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Greg Lamacki

Greg Lamacki

COO of District Brew Yards and Spare Time Inc.

COO of District Brew Yards and Spare Time Inc.

Greg has been in the hospitality industry since 1986. He worked at the Original Doubletree before it sold to Hilton, Caesars Place Las Vegas before the Mirage, and even Caroline’s Comedy Club, in NYC, where Jerry Seinfeld was top act. Greg has experience working in just about every hospitality venue type. With decades of experience under his belt, he has extensive knowledge of owning and operating in the hospitality industry.

 Check out the inside of District Brew Yards and see some pictures from the workshop! 👇

Thank you to Our Event Sponsor!

Thank you to our partners at Toast for sponsoring our Lunch & Learn Workshop! Toast is one of the leading restaurant management and point of sales systems on the market allowing operators to improve operations, increase sales, and create better guest experiences. District Brew Yards utilizes Toast’s integration with their PourMyBeer system, which you can learn more about here.

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