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.
PCG Food & Beverage Symposium
This year the Symposium will be a three-day event – with the main symposium being Saturday/Sunday, March 11-12 .. with a special add-on ServSafe workshop on Friday, March 10. Plus a Symposium kickoff party and special order/fire screening at Free Range Brewing on Friday night
The keynote speaker be noted Charlotte historian Tom Hanchett .. speaking on the topic, “Food from Home”
On a small road off Route 160, the greenhouses of Tega Hills Farm huddle amidst orange construction barrels and the onslaught of a new housing development across the street. Here Mindy Robinson shows off a few of the nine varieties of lettuce upon which she and husband Mark have built a reputation.
Community Supported Agriculture or CSA is a personal relationship between you and the farmer. A number of Piedmont Culinary Guild farmers offer CSAs. The following PCG members have shared their info with us to share with you.
If you are a farmer or gardener, your mailbox has started receiving its annual pilgrimage of seed catalogs. It can get more than a little confusing. Understanding these terms will help you make important decisions about the varieties of seeds you select and the seed companies you support.
Recent Job Postings
Hilton Head Health, a health resort specializing in wellness, weight loss, and longevity programs in Hilton Head, SC is seeking a Line Cook/Demonstration Cook to work both hot and cold line stations in a fast-paced restaurant as well as conduct demonstrations and classes focused on nutrition …
Earl’s Grocery, in Charlotte, NC, has an immediate opening for a full-time prep/line cook. Job duties include: preparing food items and station(s) for service, cooking food to specifications/as requested by customer, stocking, cleaning, and utilizing proper food handling techniques as directed by health codes and management.
Living Kitchen, a 100% plant-based, organic restaurant and packaged foods retailer/wholesaler, is seeking a Restaurant General Manager for its South End, Charlotte location. Candidates must have a strong appreciation for the benefits of organic and local food as well as how plant-based foods can contribute to overall health and well-being.
204 North Kitchen and Cocktails, in Uptown Charlotte, NC, has an immediate openings for part-time and full-time prep and line cooks. Applicants must have a minimum of one-year high-volume restaurant experience.
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.