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Fort Myers Brewing to host ‘Chopped’ winner Gavin Jobe as guest food truck Nov. 11

Fort Myers Brewing Company is hosting Louisiana chef, restaurateur and Food Network’s Chopped winner Gavin Jobe as a guest food truck on Friday, Nov. 11 from 2 to 11 p.m.

In addition to running his restaurant businesses, Jobe established a catering business, On the Fly Disaster Relief, to feed relief workers after Hurricane Ida impacted Louisiana in 2021 and his catering team travels to disaster areas to feed people after storms. For four weeks following Hurricane Ian, On the Fly served Florida Department of Transportation workers who were responsible for the reconstruction of the Sanibel Causeway before moving its cooking trailer to Fort Myers Beach to provide contractors with hot plated lunches. Jobe met Fort Myers Brewing Co-owners Rob and Jen Whyte while they were operating their mobile laundromat to provide clean clothes to residents of Fort Myers Beach.

On Friday, On the Fly will be serving Hispanic and Tex-Mex style meals from its food truck, featuring specialty dishes from each of the team’s cooks that are inspired by their home countries. On the Fly will be serving up food at Fort Myers Brewing throughout the day alongside brewery regulars Don’t Give Up Food Truck and The Meat Cottage.

Guests can enjoy live music by Chasing Denver at 7 p.m.

For Veterans Day, the brewery is also offering all veterans $1 off their beer with a military badge or ID.

Fort Myers Brewing Company is located at 12811 Commerce Lakes Drive, Suite 28, in Fort Myers. For more information, visit Facebook.com/FMBrew or call 239-313-6576.

About Fort Myers Brewing Company

Established in 2013, Fort Myers Brewing Company was the first microbrewery to open in Lee County and continues to lead Southwest Florida’s surging craft beer movement. Founded by Rob and Jen Whyte, Fort Myers Brewing carries a signature line of flagship beers in addition to seasonal brews and small batch specialties. Its ales, pilsners, stouts, IPAs and hard seltzers are winners of multiple prestigious awards, including golds at the Best Florida Beer Competition, a silver at the 2018 World Beer Cup, a bronze at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival and Grand National Champion at the 2021 U.S. Open Hard Seltzer Championship. Fort Myers Brewing was named “Best Large Brewery in Florida” in 2016 and received the Business Resiliency and Innovation of the Year Award at the Lee County Economic Development Office, Horizon Council and Horizon Foundation’s 2021 Industry Appreciation Awards. Its beers are poured at 1,041 locations, including 620 bars and restaurants, and are available for purchase in 421 retail outlets, including grocery, package and convenience stores. The brewery is located at 12811 Commerce Lakes Drive, Suite 28, in Fort Myers. For more information, visit FMbrew.com or call 239-313-6576.

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