We are honored to present Chef's Best 2024 presented by Harris Teeter with Featured Celebrity Chef Richard Blais

On Friday, September 6th, guests are invited to the annual Chef's Best fundraiser, presented by Harris Teeter. Attendees will enjoy delicious food, beer and wine. Great entertainment, including music, a live and silent auction and raffle, will make this an evening you can't miss!

The Featured Celebrity Chef for the evening is Richard Blais:

Richard Blais is a successful chef, restaurateur, James Beard nominated cookbook author and television personality. Blais currently co-stars alongside Gordon Ramsay on FOX's hit cooking competition, Next Level Chef, and is widely recognized as the first winner of Bravo's Top Chef All-Stars. He graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and trained at The French Laundry, Daniel, Chez Panisse, and el Bulli. Blais opened Ember & Rye at the newly renovated Park Hyatt Aviara in Carlsbad, California as well as Four Flamingos at Orlando, Florida's Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress and Four Flamingos Key West.  Additionally, he serves as Culinary Director at the San Diego Symphony performance space, The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park. His most recent project, California English, is Blais’ interpretation of the UK’s greatest culinary hits, through the lens of California’s produce and people.

Click here for more information about our Featured Celebrity Chef Richard Blais.

When & Where

September 6, 2024

Reception: 6 p.m.

Dinner: 7 p.m.

Charlotte Convention Center - Crown Ballroom

501 S College St., Charlotte, NC 28202



For more information please contact Celia Farmer at cfarmer@secondharvest.org.


Thank You To Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor


Banquet Sponsors

Steve and Susie




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Photo Booth Sponsor

Main Course Sponsors

Auctioneer Sponsor

Take Home Dessert Sponsor

Maitre D' Sponsor

Sommelier Sponsor

Hors D'Oeuvres Sponsors

JK Sales



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