Queen City Food Fight – PCG vs ACF August 30

Queen City Food Fight - August 30 - CPCC

It’s a battle for culinary supremacy in the City of Charlotte!

Piedmont Culinary Guild vs American Culinary FederationOn August 30, five chefs representing Piedmont Culinary Guild will square off against five chefs representing the North Carolina chapter of the American Culinary Federation in Queen City Food Fight.

This is a team format event. Each team will work together to create three courses each.

Piedmont Culinary Guild Team:

  • Paul Verica, Chef/Owner, Heritage Food & Drink
  • Ashley Boyd, Pastry Chef/Owner, 300 East
  • Marc Jacksina, Executive Chef, Earl’s Grocery
  • Blake Hartwick, Executive Chef, Bonterra
  • Jon Fortes, Chef/Owner, Flipside Café

NC Chapter of the American Culinary Federation Team:

  • Jason Ziobrowski, Chef, InHarvest
  • Kris Siuta, Executive Chef, Carowinds
  • Philip Lloyd, Chef/Instructor, The Art Institute of Charlotte
  • Melissa Toth, Independent Chef
  • Emma Barnes, Pastry Chef/Instructor, CPCC

Attendees will sample them all and vote for The People’s Champion.

Queen City Food Fight JudgesA panel of local celebrities will make a Judge’s Decision. Judges are: Josh Norman, Cornerback, Carolina Panthers; Kathleen Purvis, Food Editor, The Charlotte Observer; and Matt Morano, Meteorologist, TWC News.

Copper Barrel DistilleryIn addition to the food, there will be cocktails especially created for the event by PCG member Kevin Gavagan of Haunt Bar – featuring North Carolina’s own Copper Barrel moonshine. North Carolina wines and local beer will also be featured.

Ticket cost is $85.00 ($88.12 with ticket fee) and includes all dishes and three alcohol beverage tickets.

The last several PCG events sold out well in advance. Don’t be caught outside for this unique and delicious culinary throwdown.

Punch the button and get your tickets to Queen City Food Fight today!

Queen City Food Fight
Sunday, August 30, 2015
4:00 – 7:00 PM
Philip L. Van Every Culinary Arts Center – CPCC
425 N Kings Dr
Charlotte, NC 28204