Wed, Mar 19, 2014
7:00PM - 10:00PM

Iron Fork 2014


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Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014
7:00PM - 10:00PM


Creative Loafing and Ace & TJ's Grin Kids are proud to present the second annual Iron Fork! The 2014 event will showcase five of Charlotte’s top executive chefs battling it out in a head-to-head competition that will be judged by top local foodies and celebrities. The winning chef will receive the coveted “Golden Fork” award.

Guests will enjoy cuisine from local Charlotte eateries, handcrafted cocktails, wine and frosty brews, giveaways galore and entertainment at this year’s cutting edge event.

After a SOLD OUT event in 2013, we're making the second annual Iron Fork bigger and better. Enjoy more food, more drinks, more entertainment as you support the Charlotte's culinary scene!

A portion of proceeds from Iron Fork benefit the Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Foundation, dedicated to enriching the lives of terminally ill and chronically disabled children.To learn more about how you can help, visit - see you at Iron Fork!

*A silent auction will take place at Iron Fork in which 100% of the proceeds benefit Ace & TJ's Grin Kids. Check out the auction to take home gift cards, gift baskets and more - including an opportunity to purchase each of our competing chefs' one-of-a-kind dishes made at Iron Fork!

VIP tickets include:

Open bar for VIP holders

Custom cocktail option only available for VIPs

Tastings from Charlotte's best restaurants and bakeries

VIP souvenir to take home with you!

General Admission tickets include:

3 drink tickets valid for alcohol or non-alcoholic beverages

Tastings from Charlotte's best restaurants and bakeries

Entertainment throughout the night and a chance to win an array of prizes!

Drinks include custom cocktails from Tito's Handmade Vodka and Muddy River Carolina Rum, National Bohemian beer, Mike's Hard Lemonade, Rex Goliath wine, and more - water and flavored Red Bull complimentary all night! Must be 21+ and IDs will be checked at the door.

Featured eateries at the event include Heirloom Restaurant, La Paz, Block & Grinder, Peculiar Rabbit, Earthfare, The Saloon at the NC Music Factory and Las Delicias.

We are proud to announce your 2014 Iron Fork competitors:

2013 Iron Fork Champion - CHEF GEOFF BRAGG  |  Lulu Wine Dine

CHEF ALYSSA GORELICK  |  Chef Alyssa's Kitchen

CHEF AARON RIVERA  |  The Chrome Toaster

CHEF LUCA ANNUNZIATA  |  Passion8 Bistro


Creative Loafing Charlotte

Organizer of Iron Fork 2014
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