Saturday, June 15, 2019

Meet one of our judges, Rick Rice!

As you know, we are bringing back our baking competition. This year we have three categories: Best Tasting, Best Decorated and Best Holiday theme. Meet Rick Rice, from Palmetto Brewing, one of our three judges! 

A native of Buffalo, NY, Rick Rice attended Gannon University in Erie, PA, where he graduated with a B.A. in Communication Arts, and entered into the world of broadcasting. Prior to moving to Charleston to assume the role of Location Manager at Palmetto Brewing Company, the previous 18 years had seen him in Asheville, NC, managing two properties for iHeart Media. As Program Director for WROO in Greenville, SC, and WQNS in Asheville, Rick worked closely with the craft beer community, partnering with the Asheville Brewers Alliance on multiple efforts including Asheville Beer Week.  

While working with individual breweries, Rick launched several efforts, including theBehind the Tap video series, Beer-of-the-Month promotion, and Taproom Tour on-location broadcast events. 

Rick has also worked for several sports organizations as a public address announcer, including the Southern Conference Basketball Tournament, UNC Asheville Basbetball, three professional hockey teams, and two Minor League Baseball teams, including 17 seasons as the voice of the Asheville Tourists. Rick and Stacy, his wife of 17 years, currently reside in Charleston, SC.

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