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.
Carved Competition and Pig Pickin’!
Festivals, classes, dinners, tastings, cocktails .. and the best pumpkin carvin’, pig-pickin’, cornhole-competin’ event in Charlotte! Check out what PCG and PCG Members have planned for you this month!
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At first impression, PCG Member farmer Brad Todd recalls illustrations of ancient Vikings: tall and rugged, with a lush beard, long blond hair pulled tightly back, and a piercing gaze. Inside Lucky Clays’ sunlit greenhouse in Norwood, 40 miles east of Charlotte, clear water flows …
For the past year and a half, Abby Wyatt, Market Manager for the Davidson Farmers’ Market, has coordinated the chaos, deploying volunteers, chefs, and vendors in a continuing initiative to get local ingredients into residents’ kitchens.
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.
Recent Job Postings
Fresh Bites, the In Room Dining Program at Charlotte Marriott City Center in uptown Charlotte, NC, is looking for a full-time PM Line Cook to execute a menu that spans breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night snacks, as well as bar items for Stoke bar …
Stoke in uptown Charlotte, NC, is looking for a full-time Line Cook to preps and execute busy Dinner service inside Charlotte Marriott City Center. Five days a week, must be willing to work any day (Sun-Sat) and have availability from 1pm-11pm. Guaranteed full-time with overtime possibilities.
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.