Eli Gershkovitch is the CEO and the Founder of Steamworks Group of Companies. He holds a law degree from the University of Toronto’s law schools. The brewmaster desire for craft beer started in 1987, during his tour to Europe after his graduation. Belgian beer taste kindled Eli’s passion for brewing and he decided to develop a similar drink.
Eli Gershkovitch investigated a viable location for his craft brewery business in Gastown. His knowledge in law made it easy for him to apply and follow up on liquor licenses. He used his legal skills to understand the complicated legal provisions in this location.
Steamworks was the only pub in Gastown that incorporated craft beer steam-powered distilling (VancouverFoodster). Eli was recognized as the top candidate at the current open beer Championship for placing the Canadian craft pub on the map. Since 1995, he has been brewing original drinks in the historic Gastown neighborhood when craft beer was not popular. He achieved his goal of inventing something new.
The innovator goal to revolutionize Canadian beer has led to the start of a full-scale brewery. It has increased production capacity by over 20 times. He has grown his market shares in Australia, Italy, Hong Kong, Switzerland and Hong Kong. Steamworks drinks sell in 14 states and across several Canadian Provinces. The entrepreneur commitment and confidence has gradually grown the Gastown business from seat capacity of 184 to 754. Eli Gershkovitch spends time perfecting every drink to ensure that it meets the required standards before launching it to the public. His attention to quality gives Steamworks a competitive edge in the market. Steamworks brewery is an established craft beer in Canadian.
Eli Gershkovitch finally satisfied his desires by developing valuable drink. The need to build something new provoked his twist of career from an attorney to a brewing entrepreneur. He admits that the search for contentment and purpose offers several paths. Eli’s success has sailed through boldness to take risks and discover unmapped territories. He is an exceptionally talented entrepreneur with a passion for building a successful empire.