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Crave Charlotte Food & Wine Festival - Grand Culinary Celebration

May 7, 2022 Romare Bearden Park

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The Grand Culinary Celebration of the Crave Charlotte Food & Wine Festival will offer a variety of high-quality experiences from top culinary professionals from across the city. Participants will experience wine pairings, exceptional bites, cocktails and craft brews. 

General Admission tickets: Ticket includes boundless food, cocktail, wine and & craft beer tastings. (Tickets are all inclusive of all food & all beverage offerings)


Early Admission Tickets: Tickets include one hour early entry into the festival and boundless food, cocktail, wine and craft brew tastings.  (tickets are all inclusive of all food and all beverage offerings) 


VIP Admission Tickets: VIP tables are for groups of ten and include a reserved table with umbrella one hour early entry, 4 bottles of wine served at your VIP table and boundless food, cocktail, wine and craft brew tastings (tickets are all inclusive of all food and all beverage offerings)


Designated Driver ticket:  includes access to 25 plus chef tastings and a souvenir Crave Charlotte Food & Wine Festival water bottle upon entry 

Participating chefs include: 

Sam Allen–Wentworth & Fenn 

Amari Arrington–Chunk’s Chicken 

Kevin Atkinson–Angeline’s 

Craig Barbour–Roots Café 

Geoff Bragg– The Common Market 

Amanda Britton–Lincoln Street Kitchen & Cocktails 

Chris Coleman–The Goodyear House 

Amanda Cranford–Paper Plane Deli & The Hangar 

William Dissen–Haymaker 

Hau Doan–Banh Mi Brothers 

Kyle Duncan Gaddas– The Wine Loft

“Chef T” Torrece Gregoire - Former Hell’s Kitchen Contestant 

James Jeffries–Grinning Mule 

Andarrio Johnson–Cuzzo's Cuisine 

Taylor Kastl–Tayste Catering 

Duke Kroger–Cinder 

Erik Lujan–Nuvole 

Olajuwon Mason–Fine and Fettle 

Tiore McFarland–Ready Prep Eat Catering 

Mariana Ramos–Sweet Mary Gourmet 

Sylvain Rivet–Renaissance Pâtisserie 

Brooke Rush–Food Director of Not Just Coffee, Night Swim Coffee and Undercurrent Coffee 

Andres Prussing - Golden Owl Tavern 

Drew Ward–Brewers at 4001 Yancey 

Julia Simon–Plant Joy CLT 

Reyana Radcliff–Your Braisen Chef, LLC


Participating Mixologists include

Ashley Sarkis–Mixologist 

David Schmidt–Fine & Fettle 

Henry Schmulling – Nuvole 

Amanda Britton - Lincoln Street Kitchen and Cocktails


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