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Harris Teeter, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina to Welcome Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine for 30th Annual Chef's Best Event


MATTHEWS, N.C., July 30, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Chef's Best is returning to the Charlotte Convention Center Crown Ballroom on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, and will once again feature one of Charlotte's best chefs helping to raise funds for hunger relief.

The 30th annual event, presented by Harris Teeter, will feature a three-course meal with specialty wine pairings for each course. The menu is curated by Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine, host of Food Network's Restaurant: Impossible. Irvine will mingle with the crowd as well as conduct on-stage demos for each course.

Guests will also enjoy a private reception, hosted by Harris Teeter, featuring some of Charlotte's hottest restaurants including: WP Kitchen + Bar; Roots Catering & Café; The Asbury; Merchant & Trade and Bar Marcel.

In addition to a chef-prepared meal and private reception, the event will feature celebrity guests, Maureen O'Boyle of WBTV and Jon Wilson of WCCB Charlotte-The CW, as well as live music, raffle opportunities and a live auction.

Harris Teeter and Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina would like to offer a special thanks to the CRVA, Charlotte Convention Center and its culinary team, as well as the evening's Featured, Banquet & Main Course Sponsors as well as in-kind donors:

Featured Sponsors:
Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA)
Coca-Cola Consolidated
E. & J. Gallo Winery

Banquet Sponsors:
Anheuser Busch
Atkins Nutritionals
Burt's Bees
Constellation Brands
Hormel Deli
Steve & Susie Marlier

Mike's Hard Lemonade
Miller Coors
New Belgium
John & Peggy Schug

Main Course Sponsors:
3 Fish Inc
American Airlines
Aryzta, La Brea
Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc
Blue Wilderness/Steve's Ice Cream
Blue Rhino
Boston Beer Company
College Inn
Danone North America
Frito Lay
Hendrix Business Systems
Jackson Family Wines
Maritime Products International
Organic Valley
Patagonia Seafarms
Perry's Diamonds & Estate Jewelry
Pinnacle Food Sales
Republic National
Sierra Nevada
Smart Chicken
The Springs Close Foundation
Sugar Creek Brewing
Tryon Distributing
US Foods

In-Kind Donors:
Anheuser Busch
Aryzta, La Brea
E & J Gallo Winery

To learn more Chef's Best or to purchase tickets to the event, click here.

About Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina

As part of Feeding America, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina serves 19 counties in North and South Carolina. In FY2017-2018, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina distributed almost 55 million pounds of food and household items to over 700 hunger feeding agencies including emergency pantries, soup kitchens, senior programs, shelters and low income daycares.

About Harris Teeter

Harris Teeter, with headquarters in Matthews, N.C., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR). The regional grocery chain employs approximately 30,000 associates and operates stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Maryland, Delaware, Florida and the District of Columbia.


SOURCE Harris Teeter

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