Old and new friends turned out for the Apple Feast Dinner on September 22 at Heirloom. Six of Charlotte’s top chefs collaborated on a six-course meal, featuring the wonderful heirloom apples from the Horne Apple Orchard in Pinnacle, North Carolina.
1st: “Crudo and Crudités” w/Apples in Textures … Clark Barlowe – Heirloom
2nd: Chestnut Apple Soup .. Majid Amoorpour – Bistro La Bon
3rd: Foie Gras and Truffle-stuffed Apple, Gorgonzola Mousse, Greens … Ben Philpott – Block & Grinder
4th: Beef Heart Carpaccio, Tart Apple, Horseradish … Marc C Jacksina – Earl’s Grocery
5th: Crispy Rind Pork Belly / Salted Smoked Apple Butter / Roasted Root Veg / Bullet Rye Apple Chips … Michael Bowling – Hot Box ” Next Level Street Food ”
6th: Smoked Apple Buckwheat Pound Cake/ Apple Pie Moonshine Ice Cream/ White Cheddar Brown Butter Crumble/ Apple Cider Vinegar Crème Anglaise … Gregory Collier – The Yolk
Proceeds from the event were divided between the Lomax Incubator Farm, Slow Food Charlotte, and the PCG.