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’!
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.
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.
Recent Job Postings
Highland Avenue Restaurant, in Hickory, NC is hiring a part-time Line Cook. Must be able to accurately and efficiently prepare and portion food products prior to service, reate appropriate garnishes for all menu items, as well as plate and garnish completed dishes.
Highland Avenue Restaurant, in Hickory, NC is hiring a part-time Dishwasher. Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays and extended hours as business dictates. Must be able to maintain a clean and sanitary work station and comply with the highest standard of food-service safety and sanitation.
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.