Modern Cooking Techniques

As molecular gastronomy has seeped its way into the mainstream, foams and gels have become familiar to many diners. Join Chef Paul in the kitchen to learn the ins and outs of these and other modern cooking techniques that can add another dimension to the flavors, colors and textures on your plates.


Paul Verica
Chef / Owner – Heritage Food & Drink

Chef Paul has built a reputation as a strong, dedicated voice for local, seasonal cooking. Hailing from Philadelphia, he has spent over a decade developing Charlotte’s culinary scene through positions at Providence Bistro, The Dunhill Hotel, and The Club at Longview. His brightly creative plates highlight the region’s best ingredients sourced through deep relationships with local farmers. Since 2013, he has showcased those ingredients at Heritage Food & Drink in Waxhaw, recognized by multiple publications as one of the best restaurants in the region.