Freewheel Brewing Company

Meet Janet Berkeley: Quiz Master at Freewheel Brewing Company

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Freewheel Brewing Company,, owned by three Menlo Park residents and a UK-based partner, has not only brought English-style, cask-conditioned ale to the Peninsula, it’s also imported another bit of England, Liverpool-transplant Janet Berkeley, now on duty Monday nights as Quiz Master. We checked in with her to find out just what a Quiz Master does and […]

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Freewheel Brewery photo exhibit showcases work of photographer Irene Searles

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Financial executive to pastry chef to community volunteer may not be the usual path to photography but it’s the one that Menlo Park resident Irene Searles has taken. It began with two classes at Stanford and then some one-on-one mentoring with photographer Neal Menschel. It’s paid off in an exhibit at the new Freewheel Brewery, […]

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Chef Matt Hunter turns up the notch on pub food at Freewheel Brewing Company

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Some times the road to becoming a professional musician — and a tuba player at that — takes a strange turn, and you end up being a chef without going to culinary school, thanks to being trained by some of the Peninsula’s most noted culinary talents. That’s Matt Hunter’s story, and he’s sticking to it. “Cooking was […]

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