Chef's Best 2017

Chef's Best is back! The 28th event will feature Fahrenheit Charlotte's Executive Chef Rocco Whalen who will prepare a three-course meal for guests. The event also includes a reception, great music, a live auction, raffle and more!

Friday, August 25, 2017

6:00pm Reception
7:00pm Dinner

The Charlotte Convention Center Crown Ballroom
501 S College St
Charlotte, NC 28202

Sponsorship InfoSponsorship Purchase

For questions regarding Chef's Best 2017, please contact Wendy Nyberg, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina Event Manager here!

Presenting Sponsor

Harris Teeter

Reception Sponsor

The International Culinary School


Banquet Sponsors

Ainsworth WEnner Bakery Yuengling

Steve & Susie Marlier

John & Peggy Schug



Braswell Galbani MillerCoors

McCormick Burt's Bees Coca Cola

CRVA Cargill E&J Gallo Winery

Mike's Hard Lemonade

Main Course Sponsors

New Belgium Brewing Pinnacle Food Sales BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina

Mercedes-Benz of South Charlotte Technocom

Constellation Brands      Jackson La Brea Bakery

Sierra Nevada Tryon Distributing     Perry's

American Airlines US. Foods Bakkavor USA

Utz Sanderson Farms Sugar Creek

True North Seafood Company Anheuser-Busch Treasury Wine Estates

3Fish P&G Sargento

Smucker's Butterball Blue Rhino

Maitre D' Sponsor

Hormel Samuel Adams      Southern Tier Brewing

Mario Dr. Kings Carolina Bison

Craft Brew S&D Coffee & Tea Odell

Smithfield Empire Distributors Mountain States

Meyer Niman Ranch Diamond Creek

Snyder's Lance Danone Wave Frito Lay

Smart Chicken Tasty Kake Rogers-Premier

Duke Energy Ole Mexican Foods CSM Bakery

Sommelier Sponsors



Adams Hood Hargett

DiLuigi Gilbert Foodservice Boar's Head

D&H Marketing Group Colavita Morty Pride Meats

Goodcook Jack Links Lindt

Smith & Sons Seafood kimberly-clark

Hors D'oeuvres Sponsors



Ginny Tewey

Gordon Food Service

SteelFab Parla Pabst Brewing

Wayco Florida's Natural Freirich

Organic Valley Del Monte Seventh Generation

Once Again Family Dollar

Land O' Frost Ste Michelle Wine Estates Bubba Burger

National Sales Solutions, LLC SellEthics Clif Bar


"Dinner for 3" Raffle

This year we have an exciting twist to our Chef's Best raffle! Imagine winning dinner for two at 52 of Charlotte's best restaurants! That's a dinner out once a week in the Queen city for an ENTIRE YEAR! "Dinner for Three raffle tickets are just $91 each and with every ticket sold, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina can provide one person a daily meal for an entire it truly is "Dinner for Three".

5 Church
Bad Daddy's Burger
Benny Pennello's
Bleu Barn Bistro
Bonefish Grill
Burger 21
Cantina 1511 
City Barbeque
Dilworth Grill
Dogwood Southern Table
Dolce Ristorante
Flatiron Kitchen + Taphouse
Georges Brasserie
Harper's Restaurant's, Inc.
Harris Teeter
Ink N Ivy Charlotte
Jason's Deli
Leroy Fox
Letty's on Shamrock
Metro Diner
Moo & Brew
Nothing But Noodles
Pearlz Oyster Bar's
Rock Bottom Brewery
Ruru's Taco Tequila
Ted's Montana Grill
The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar
The Flying Biscuit Cafe
The Improper Pig
The Melting Pot
The Pecuiliar Rabbit
The Pizza Peel
The Porter's House
The String Bean
Tupelo Honey Cafe
Village Tavern

Our Neighbors In Need Are Counting On You

©2017 Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina
500-B Spratt Street  •  Charlotte, NC 28206

Phone: (704) 376-1785 • Fax: (704) 342-1601   


Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
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