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2020 Event Lineup

  • Taste presents The Monti's 'Kitchen Confidential'

    Thursday, June 25, 2020
    6pm
    The Rickhouse

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  • Grand Taste Experience

    Sunday, June 28, 2020
    3:45pm VIP, 4:30pm General Admission
    Durham Performing Arts Center

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“The culinary experience of the year!” 

“An unforgettably delicious evening.”

“All of my favorite local restaurants in one place. What more could you ask for?”

Taste presents The Monti's 'Kitchen Confidential'

Thursday, June 25, 2020
6pm
The Rickhouse

Experience an evening of food and storytelling that will make you laugh, cry and everything in between. Enjoy a five-course meal as the women in the local food and drink industry come together to share their personal story, curated by The Monti’s founder Jeff Polish, followed by a dish inspired by their journey.

Portia McKnight

Portia McKnight

Co-Owner, Chapel Hill Creamery

sheri-castle-web

Sheri Castle

Food Writer, Chef

Melissa-Katrincic

Melissa Katrincic

Owner, Durham Distillery

Zweli Williams

Zweli Williams

Owner, Zweli’s

Wendy Woods

Wendy Woods

Chef/Owner, GRUB

Grand Taste Experience

Sunday, June 28, 2020
3:45pm VIP, 4:30pm General Admission
Durham Performing Arts Center

**Use code "TASTE" to unlock exclusive pre-sale**

Experience DPAC like you’ve never before and taste 35+ dishes created by the best chefs and artisans in the Triangle. Enjoy a variety of the finest beer, wine, and spirits that you’ve come to expect with live music and entertainment.

Limited VIP tickets available for early entry to VIP lounge, special entertainment, and exclusive food and drink tastings.

Participants

Crossroads Chapel Hill 
O-Ku Sushi 
Wonderpuff
Oak Steakhouse
Ex-Voto 
Boricua Soul
Nomad
Counter Culture Coffee
Zweli's 
ACME
Plum
Parizade
MOFU Shoppe
Mandolin
Spanglish
Glasshalfull
House at Gatewood 
Postal Fish Company
Counting House at 21 Museum Hotel 

...and more to be announced soon!

The safety and security of our guests and participants is our highest priority.

We are closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 Coronavirus situation. DPAC has effective strategies recommended by public health authorities and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in place and in the event of any changes, we will notify ticketholders immediately.

Thank You to Our 2020 Talent

Portia McKnight

Portia McKnight

Co-Owner, Chapel Hill Creamery

Zweli Williams

Zweli Williams

Owner, Zweli’s

Melissa-Katrincic

Melissa Katrincic

Owner, Durham Distillery

sheri-castle-web

Sheri Castle

Food Writer, Chef

j-blankenship

Jeremy Blankenship

Chef, Crossroads Chapel Hill

Wendy Woods

Wendy Woods

Chef/Owner, GRUB

kevin callaghan

Kevin Callaghan

Chef, Acme Food & Beverage Co.

Gela Salamance and Chef Marshall Newman

Gela Salamance and Chef Marshall Newman

Ex-Voto

Jackie Wonderpuff

Jackie Morin

Wonderpuff

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Sean Fowler

Chef, Mandolin

Toriano & Serena Fredericks

Toriano & Serena Fredericks

Boricua Soul

MOFU Shoppe

Matthew Greiner

Mofu

RJ St. John

RJ St. John

Nomad

Richard Fong O-Ku Sushi

Richard Fong

Chef, O-Ku Sushi

ToddWoods_ExecutiveChef_Oak Steakhouse

Todd Woods

Chef, Oak Steakhouse

Participants

Crossroads Chapel Hill
O-Ku Sushi
Wonderpuff
Oak Steakhouse
Ex-Voto
Boricua Soul
Nomad
Counter Culture Coffee
Zweli's
ACME
Plum
Parizade
MOFU Shoppe
GRUB
Chapel Hill Creamery
Durham Distillery
Mandolin
Spanglish
Glasshalfull
House at Gatewood
Postal Fish Company
Counting House at 21 Museum Hotel

...MORE BEING ANNOUNCED DAILY

Give Back

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A Durham, N.C.-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Farmer Foodshare reshapes the disconnected food system by removing barriers to growing and accessing local food. Operating through the lenses of food sovereignty, food distribution and food education, Farmer Foodshare creates markets for North Carolina family farmers to sell more of what they grow and enables communities across the state to access fresh, nutritious food.

“The culinary experience of the year!” 

“An unforgettably delicious evening.”

“All of my favorite local restaurants in one place. What more could you ask for?”

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