Harris Teeter: Chef’s Best returns to the Charlotte Convention Center Crown Ballroom on Sept. 5, 2014

Participating Charlotte Chefs Announced; Event to Raise Funds for Hunger Relief

Charlotte, N.C., 2014-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chef’s Best is returning to the Charlotte Convention Center Crown Ballroom on Sept. 5, 2014, and will once again feature Charlotte’s best chefs, helping to raise funds for hunger relief. The theme this year is “homegrown” and pays tribute to the people, products and businesses started in North Carolina, just like Harris Teeter and Second Harvest.

Participating chefs include: Charlotte native Chris Coleman of The Asbury at The Dunhill Hotel; Gene Briggs of Blue Restaurant & Bar andOsso Restaurant & Lounge; Tom Condron of The Liberty and Lumiere French Kitchen; Bruce Moffett of Moffett Restaurant Group which includesBarrington’s Restaurant and Stagioni; and Ashley Quick of Stagioni.

A select number of Harris Teeter’s local vendors will sample their products during the reception catered by International Culinary School at the Art Institute of Charlotte.  These local vendors include Augusta’s Creations, LLC; Julia’s Southern Foods; Mac’s Speed Shop; Roots; Queen City Bakery; Cassandra’s Garden and Dee Dee’s Gourmet.

To learn more Chef’s Best or to purchase tickets to the event, clickhere.

Harris Teeter and Second Harvest would also like to offer a special thanks to the Charlotte Convention Center and its culinary team, as well as the evening’s sponsors and in-kind donors:Banquet Sponsors:

ARYTZA McCormick
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC  MillerCoors
Burt’s Bees  Sargento
Chobani  Sorrento
 Dawn’s Foods  Steve and Susie Marlier
 E. & J. Gallo Winery  Wenner Bakery
 John and Peggy Schug  The Wine Group
 Mark Anthony Brands, Inc.

Main Course Sponsors:

3fish, Inc.  PepsiCo Warehouse Sales
 Anheuser-Busch  Pernod Ricard USA
 Butterball  Pinnacle Food Sales
 Campbell Soup  Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
 Constellation Brands Smart Chicken
 D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. Tryon Distributing Company
 Jackson Family Wines (Kendall Jackson)  Utz Quality Foods

Maître D’ Sponsors:

Craft Brew Alliance  Pabst Brewing Co.
 Frito Lay  Post Foods
 Land O’ Frost  Smithfield
 Meyer Natural Foods  Snyder’s-Lance

In-Kind Donors:

Anheuser-Busch E. & J. Gallo Winery
 ARYZTA  MillerCoors
 Cargill  Mooresville Ice Cream Company
 Coca-Cola

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Harris Teeter Chef’s Best returns to the Charlotte Convention Center Crown Ballroom on Sept. 5, 2014