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Azalea Festival Chefs’ Showcase

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February 1 • 1pm • Hotel Ballast

5-Course meal: $75 per seat

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2020 Chef Line Up & Menu

• Chef Don Drake of Magnolias and Blossom in Charleston, SC * Down South Egg Rolls with Red Pepper Sauce, Spicy Mustard, and Peach Chutney

• Chef Chef Andres Kaifer of Vidrio, Raleigh, NC * Scallop Tartare with butternut squash espuma, puffed sorghum, preserved chili oil

• Chef Matthew Register of Southern Smoke in Garland, NC * “Heritage Farms” smoked pork

• Chef Nathan C. Sims of the Hotel Ballast in Wilmington, NC * Kataifi Wrapped Halibut with Pea flower Sauce, Saffron parsnip puree, Haricot Vert

• Pastry Chef Jamie Turner of The Asbury in Charlotte, NC * Ginger-Pickled Apple Panna Cotta with a Hibiscus Mirror, Passion Fruit Coulis, Molasses Shortbread, White Chocolate Crumb


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