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SAVOR NC COOKING STAGE

Friday, February 24

10:30 am
Springtime Favorites

Chef Blake Hartwick, Bonterra Dining & Wine Room 
 
11:30 am
WCCB Everyday Eats

Chef Troy Gagliardo
WCCB Charlotte
 
12:30 pm
Cooking with Goodnight Brothers Country Ham
Cooking Stage Host Charlotte Culinary Expert, Heidi Billotto

1:30 pm
The Sweet & Savory Sides of Eating Local
Chef Paul Verica and Chef Ashley Boyd, Heritage Food Drink, Waxhaw NC

2:30 pm
It’s Cookin’ at The Cowfish

Chef David Lucarelli, The Cowfish Sushi & Burger Bar  

3:30 pm
Charcuterie and Beer 

Chef Terra Ciotta and Chef Philip Lloyd, The Art Institute 
 
4:30 pm
Dinner from the Springtime Garden

Chef Michael Rayfield, U.S. National Whitewater Center  
 
5:30 pm
Gluten Free Vegan and Vegetarian

Chef Beverly McLaughlin, Beverly’s Gourmet Foods
 
Saturday, February 25

10:30 am
Little Plates, Big Flavor

Chef Chris Coleman, Stoke at the Marriott

11:30 am
Sweet Springtime Dreams

Chef Ashley Boyd and Chef Miranda Brown, 300 East

12:30 pm
Ah, The Parla Pastabilities

Cooking Stage Host Charlotte Culinary Expert, Heidi Billotto with SImone Drake of Parla Post

1:30 pm
It’s Got to Be NC!

Clark Barlow, Heirloom Restaurant 

2:30 pm
Kale Yeah!

Farmer Mindy Robinson, Tega Hill Farms
 
3:30 pm
Entertaining on the Fly: From Zero to Party in under and Hour
Susan Murray Innkeeper and Cookbook Author, Carolina B&B, Asheville
 
4:30 pm
Cooking with Springtime Style
Chef George DiPaolo from the Community Culinary School of Charlotte
 
5:30 pm
From the Springtime Garden
Chef Geoff Bragg from the Community Culinary School of Charlotte

Sunday, February 26 
 
10:30 am
Sunday Brunch Fresh from the Farm

Chef Kevin Woods, Two Moons Family Farms
 
11:30 am
The Art of Japanese Cuisine From Yama, Yama Izakaya and Baku Restaurants

Chef and Sake Specialist Birdie Yang

12:30 pm
Catch the Buzz - Cooking with Cloister Honey

Cooking Stage Host Charlotte Culinary Expert, Heidi Billotto with Cloister's Randall York and Joanna de la Rionda

1:30 pm
Jamie’s Favorite Top Chef Recipes

Chef Jamie Lynch of 5 Church and Top Chef Charleston contestant
 
2:30 pm
Donuts: Not Just for Breakfast
Courtney Buckley, Your Mom’s Donuts
 
3:30 pm
Wine and Local Cheese
Josh Villapando, Assorted Table Wine Shop
 
Friday, March 3

10:30 am
Serve It Well Seasoned

Chefs from the Savory Spice Shop SouthEnd
 
11:30 am
Springtime: Dinner for 2, 4 or more

Jill Aker Ray, Vacation Chef 
 
12:30 pm
Keeping it Salty with OuterBanks See Salt

Cooking Stage Host Charlotte Culinary Expert, Heidi Billotto

1:30 pm
Getting Sauced

Andy and Melanie Tritten, Cannizzaro Sauces
 
2:30 pm
Cooking with Local Proteins and Produce

Chef Ryan Forte, Southminster
 
3:30 pm
Serving up Southern Hospitality
Chef Matthew Sheppard, The McNinch House
 
4:30 pm
Don’t Panic, Its Organic

Chris and Emily Russell, Zone 7 Foods
 
5:30 pm
Easy, Fast and Flavorful

Chef Bill Bigham, Private Chef
 
Saturday, March 4
 
10:30 am
Al Fresco Dining

Chef Travis Hearne, Vivace Ristorante
 
11:30 am
Fabulous Homecooked Dinners

Chef Cynthia Ferich of Cynthia Cooks

12:30 pm
Baking with North Carolina's Own Southern Biscuit Flour

Cooking Stage Host Charlotte Culinary Expert, Heidi Billotto

1:30 pm
Pasta Perfect

Chef Vincent Caminiti, Novante 90 Pizzaria

2:30 pm
What Came First, the Quail or the Egg?

Farmer Dan Kypena, Middle Ground Farm

3:30 pm
Entertaining on the Fly: From Zero to Party in under and Hour
Susan Murray Innkeeper and Cookbook Author, Carolina B&B, Asheville

4:30 pm
Fresh from the Farmer’s Market

Farmer Sammy Koenigsburg, New Town Farms

5:30
The Joys of a Perfectly Constructed Sandwich

Chef Chad Blackwelder, Private Chef and Sandwich Expert
 
Sunday, March 5

10:30 am
Unbeatable Buttercream

Chef Brigitte Oger, Craft Cakes
 
11:30 am
The Art of Eggs and How to Cook Them

Chef and Farmer Dani Rowland
 
12:30 pm
For the Love of Olive Oil

Cooking Stage Host Charlotte Culinary Expert, Heidi Billotto Demitry Kostouros of Olive Crate

1:30 pm
What’s Cooking in Hickory

Chefs Sam Stachon, Hannah Woociker and Max Evans, Highland Avenue

2:30 pm
Globally Speaking

Chef Bernard Brunet, Global Restaurant in Pineville

3:30 pm
Fast and Fancy

Chef James Patterson, Sedgefield Country Club
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