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BayHaven Food & Wine Festival

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BayHaven Food & Wine Festival

The 2022 BayHaven Food & Wine Festival will feature numerous intimate, multi-course chef dinners, a large tasting event and a tailgate celebration to close out the event. Celebrate “Homecoming” for five days featuring Black foodways drawing inspiration from historically Black colleges and universities!

Wednesday, Oct. 19
Friends of James Beard Dinner: This Friends of James Beard Benefit dinner will feature six courses and four wine pairings from featured participants:
Host Chef/JBF Award Nominee Gregory Collier, BayHaven Restaurant Group, Charlotte, NC
Kenyatta Ashford, Neutral Ground, Chattanooga, TN
Tavel Bristol-Joseph, Emmer Hospitality Group, Austin, TX
JBF Award Semifinalist Cleophus Hethington, Ębí Chop Bar, Atlanta
JBF Award Winner Ricky Moore, Saltbox Seafood Joint, Durham, NC
JBF Award Semifinalist Keith Rhodes, Catch, Wilmington, DE
Tiesha Whittaker, Buttermilk Boutique, Clayton, NC
Appetizers and cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m., dinner starts at 7:15 p.m. $275

Thursday, Oct. 20
Chef Zoe and Friends: This all-women dinner, led by chef Zoe Adjonyoh, author of “Zoe's Ghana Kitchen” and Director of Women’s Leadership Programs at the James Beard Foundation, will feature six courses and three cocktail pairings. Featured participants include:
Courtney Evans, Leah & Louise, Charlotte, NC
Selasie Dotse, Elade Test Kitchen, San Francisco, CA
Nana Wilmot, Love That I Knead Supper Club, Philadelphia, PA
Guests will receive a copy of Adjonyoh’s book and spices.
6:30-9:30 p.m., $275

"Green With Envy" Vegan & Vegetarian Dinner: Experience an impressive lineup of chefs and 3 cocktails. partnering with Plantivia wellness and featured participants:
Adjoa Courtney aka Chef Joya, Cooking With Joya, Charlotte, NC
JBF Award Semifinalist Cleophus Hethington, Ębí Chop Bar, Atlanta, GA
Elaina Ruth, Tempest, Charleston, SC
Enrika Williams, Fauna Foodworks, Jackson, MS
Adrian Lipscombe, La Crosse, WI
Xavier Smith, Neomed, Rootstown, Ohio
Brett Wright, New York, NY
Shanita Mcafee Bryant, The Prospect KC
6:30-9:30 p.m., $215

Friday, Oct. 21
Seafood 202 Dinner: The six-course dinner, featuring wine pairings and live music al fresco will feature the following chefs:
Tonya and David Thomas, H3irloom Food Group, Baltimore, MD
Kristi Brown-Wokoma, That Brown Girl Cooks!, Seattle, WA
Jamie Davis, The Hackney, Washington, NC
Chad Lewis, Haymaker, Charlotte, NC
Chris Scott, Butterfunk Biscuit Company, New York, NY
Lawrence Weeks, North of Bourbon, Louisville, KY
Duane Nutter, Southern National, Mobile, AL
6:30-9:30 p.m., $235

Homecoming Gala: Put on your nicest threads and dancing shoes – this event will have you reliving your best college homecoming dance days. Chef stations, entertainment and top mixologists and winemakers – it’s an adult prom, featuring:
Whitney Thomas, Serenidad/Vantrece Hospitality Group, Atlanta, GA
Joleen Usher, Leah & Louise, Charlotte, NC
Chayil Johnson, Community Matters Cafe, Charlotte, NC
Stephen Jones, The Larder + The Delta, Phoenix, AZ
Jelisa Montalvo, Dorothy's Catering 2, Fayetteville, NC
Ben Welch, Lucy Quinn, Milwaukee, WI
Oscar Johnson and Daryl Cooper, Jimmy Pearls, Charlotte, NC
Josh Swinney, Sincère Fare, Atlanta, GA
Robert Butts, Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours, Atlanta, GA
Tiesha Whittaker, Buttermilk Boutique, Clayton, NC
Courtney Evans, Leah & Louise, Charlotte, NC
Brandon Staton, Leah & Louise, Charlotte, NC
6:30-10 p.m, $225

Saturday, Oct. 22
Pep Rally Tasting Tent: Don’t miss the main event! Enjoy bites and beverages from more than 75 chefs, winemakers and mixologists from across the country.
11 a.m.-3 p.m., $150

Second Semester Dinner:
What is wild game? Anything from quail to rabbit to gator. Taste a hunter’s bounty in six courses and four wines, featuring:
Ederique Goudia, Taste the Diaspora, Detroit, MI
Lawrence Weeks, North of Bourbon, Louisville, KY
Joleen Usher, Leah & Louise, Charlotte, NC
Kenny Gilbert, Silkie’s Chicken and Champagne Bar, Jacksonville, NC
Brandon Staton, Leah & Louise, Charlotte, NC
Whitney Thomas, Serenidad/Vantrece Hospitality Group, Atlanta, GA
Robert Butts, Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours, Atlanta, GA
6:30-9:30 p.m., $185

Sunday, Oct. 23
Alumni "Set It Off" Brunch: Come set it off at this multi-course brunch with a variety of wines, music, cocktails & fun featuring:
Lamar Moore, River North Dining And Entertainment, Chicago, IL
Jamie Davis, The Hackney, Washington, NC
Kenneth Gilbert, Silkie’s Chicken and Champagne Bar, Jacksonville, NC
Stephen Jones, The Larder + The Delta, Phoenix, AZ
11a-2p, $185

Post-Game Tailgate: The grand finale of the five-day festival is a tailgate-style BBQ cookout with multiple food stations (some vegan/vegetarian options) and curated cocktails and beer, featuring:
Tiffany Williams, Exquisite Catering & Events, Chicago, IL
Jamie Barnes, What The Fries, Charlotte, NC
Adrian Lipscombe, La Crosse, WI
Joshua Lee, Lake & Oak BBQ, Atlanta, GA
Reyaña Radcliff, Your Braisen Chef, Charlotte, NC
Armani Johnson, Prince George’s County, MD
5:30-8:30, $115

Camp North End
$85 - $640
06:00 PM - 11:59 PM on Wed, 19 Oct 2022

Event Supported By

BayHaven Food & Wine Festival
Camp North End
300 Camp Rd.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28206