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Join Us For The First Annual Iron Fork!

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2315 N Davidson St # 26 · Charlotte, NC

How to find us

Those that sign up, will get a follow up email with details...we will be meeting at the event as a group.

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Presented by:

Creative Loafing and Sysco are proud to present the first annual Iron Fork!

Come support the Charlotte culinary scene as 5 of the Queen City's top executive chefs, as voted on by you, will compete in an on-site chef challenge to win the Golden Fork award.

While the chefs are slicing and dicing, your ticket admits you to food sampling from area restaurants including:

Whisky River - The Peculiar Rabbit - Villa Antonio's - Salts of the Earth

And 3 drink tickets for National Bohemian Beer, cocktails from Four Roses Bourbon and Wine... and yes, additional drink tickets can be purchased!

Tickets are $25 and are limited! Get them fast as the price goes up to $35 on April 10.

Click HERE to purchase your tickets to Iron Fork! (

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

Purchase tickets HERE. (


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.

Many thanks to our sponsors: