Creative Loafing is proud to present the first annual Iron Fork! The 2013 Iron Fork — happening APRIL 17 — event will showcase five of Charlotte's best chefs battling it out in a head-to-head competition that will be judged by four local foodies and celebrities. The winning chef will receive the coveted "Golden Fork" award and wins bragging rights for the next year!
Guests will enjoy samplings of cuisine, cocktails and entertainment at this year's cutting edge event. Act quick — only 500 tickets will be sold.
Tickets are $25 until April 9th - prices go up to $35 on April 10th. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Your ticket admits you to food tasting from Charlotte-area restaurants, 3 drink tickets (valid for wine, craft beer, cocktails or non-alcoholic) and entertainment for the evening. Proceeds from this event benefit the Ace & TJ's Grin Kids.
When? Wednesday, April 17. 6 p.m.-10 p.m.
Where? Centerstage@Noda, 2315 N. Davidson St.
How much? $25 until April 9; prices go up to $35 on April 10. (Please note: Ticket sales final. No refunds will be given.)
Emcee for the evening: Wilson, from Wilson's World on FOX Charlotte.
Please note: This is a 21 & up event.
The COMPETING CHEFS (in no particular order)Chef Nicolas Daniels of Wooden Vine Chef Luca Annunziata of Passion 8 Chef Zack Gadberry of Vivace Chef Geoff Bragg of Peculiar Rabbit Chef Troy Gagliardo of FOX Charlotte
Much love to this year's chosen judges: Clarke Allen, event planner and owner of "Clarke Allen Designs"; Vani Hari, better known to the world as Food Babe; Yankee Pete from the Ace & TJ Show; and Kim Lawson, CL's managing editor/resident bad-ass.