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.
North Carolina Wine Dinner / Fundraiser
Enjoy an evening of NC wines – with selections from Dover Vineyards and RayLen Vineyards & Winery, paired with hors d’oeuvres and a three-course meal created by Chef Luca Annunziata of Passion8, plus a chocolates / wine pairing featuring Chocolatier Barrucand … and at the same time help raise funds for No Kid Hungry and Piedmont Culinary Guild.
To look at the large, beefy hands of cheesemaker Zack Gadberry, you’d never guess them capable of pulling and wrapping the thin, delicate strands of mozzarella to make up a round of burrata. About 400 times every week, Gadberry plunges those hands into near-boiling water to form the popular little cheesy pouches found all over Charlotte. From farmers market stands to local retailers to some of the finest dining in town, Uno Alla Volta cheese has stolen its way onto our plates and into our hearts …
Chef Greg Collier and his food have a lot in common. Both seem straightforward at first glance: breakfast means eggs, grits, potatoes, sausage. Collier, a formidable presence manning the grill in his t-shirt and half apron, means plate after plate of simple, hearty food that won’t break the bank. But in both cases, you’d be missing the point if you looked no further.
Recent Job Postings
Community Culinary School of Charlotte, a non-profit workforce development school teaching at-risk adults professional culinary skills, is seeking a part-time Chef Instructor to teach a wide range of cooking techniques, systems of service for both restaurant and catering needs, basic baking and pastry techniques, as well as front-of-house service.
Block & Grinder, Mooresville, NC, has several BOH openings for its new restaurant in the Langtree development. A minimum of two years high volume or fine dining sauté or line experience is preferred. Culinary education a plus. Current culinary students or graduates will be considered for certain positions.
Bang Bang Burgers is hiring a full-time Grill Cook for its location in the Elizabeth area of Charlotte. Some prior grill station experience is preferred (however, the successful candidate will be trained specifically on Bang Bang Burgers grill procedures).
All-dessert dinners, art dinners, vegan dinners, student dinners, mixology classes, and more! Check out the events Piedmont Culinary Guild members are doing this month!
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.
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.