Piedmont Culinary Guild is a 501 C3 non-profit organization founded on the principle idea that sharing resources and promoting educational opportunities can help develop and secure our local food system. We are committed to sharing our strengths and building our local food economy.
Your Child Can Win a Full Week at Camp Homestead!
PCG is giving away a full overnight week-long scholarship (a $575 value!) to one lucky child to attend Camp Homestead at PCG Member Dan Kypena’s Middle Ground Farm July 10-14!
Hurry! Contest Deadline is June 30!
Out of over forty applicants, sixteen are the finest chefs in North Carolina have been selected to gather in Raleigh to compete for 2017 NC Chef and Pastry Chef of the Year honors – and we’re proud to say, six of them are members of Piedmont Culinary Guild.
Dine to your heart’s content and still support local farmers, provisioners, and food artisans. Nineteen Piedmont Culinary Guild members, representing eighteen local restaurants, are participating in Queen’s Feast – Summer 2017. Three courses for $30.00 / $35.00 (plus, tax/tip). There’s no better bang for your dining out buck.
Anyone spending time in The South learns that New Yorkers hold a special place in the Damn Yankee hierarchy. Then there are Yankees like Tim Grandinetti, who remind us of the pitfalls of stereotyping. The chef at Winston-Salem’s Spring House Restaurant Kitchen & Bar moved to the area ten years ago, and couldn’t sound more appreciative of his new southern home.
Recent Job Postings
Savory Spice Shop, in the South End neighborhood in Charlotte, NC is hiring full and part-time Spice Merchants & Key Holders. These positions involve a high level of interaction with customers from education, to selection from over 400 spices & herbs, to fulfilling spice needs via a variety of options.
The Suffolk Punch, a new restaurant to open inside the upcoming Hyde Brewing in Charlotte, is staffing up and is hiring a full-time line cook to assist Sous Chefs and other cooks with Stocks and Sauces, as well as assist with all other daily prep in the kitchen …
Rooster’s Uptown Charlotte location has an immediate need for a line cook to organize station and set up station for service. This is an entry-level position. Minimum one year of professional kitchen experience. Culinary school students will also be considered.
Dinners, fundraisers, mixology classes, cooking classes, not to mention the Summer 2017 edition of Queen’s Feast/Restaurant Week! PCG Members have lots for you to do this month. Check out the PCG Events Calendar!
Where You Can Find Us
You can find Piedmont Culinary Guild members throughout the area, including restaurants, farms, farmer’s markets, purveyors, artisan food companies, and other establishments where “supporting our own” takes front and center. Please join us by supporting those who support our neighbors.
Introducing PCG Tastemakers
Designed specifically for those who wish to more actively support local chefs, farmers, and culinary purveyors, PCG Tastemakers is open to anyone who is passionate about sustainably grown food, who enjoy profound taste experiences, and wish to support a vibrant, local food economy.
Be invited to exclusive monthly Tastemaker events to experience the unique flavors of the Piedmont, receive a newsletter of news, recipes, planting tips, and more!
How You Can Help
Your considerate and appreciated tax-deductible contribution will be used specifically to drive our mission forward, provide needed scholarships to active chefs and farmers for continued education and to students pursuing honorable careers in agriculture and in the culinary arts.