Shrimp and Grits
Corn Cheese Puffs
Pimento Cheese Grilled Pizza
Chilled Sweet Potato Vichyssoise
Country Ham Stuffed Sweet Potato Biscuits
with goat cheese honey spread
Purchase tickets here.
Saturday, April 14
Broyhill Furniture Showroom in Blowing Rock
Tickets go on sale to the public on April 1, 2012.
The VIP Gala will celebrate the Blue Ridge Wine and Food Festival in style. Area wine lovers, foodies and dignitaries alike will gather at the elegant Broyhill Furniture Showroom for an entertainment-packed evening including a performance by the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival and music by Old Gold Jazz Trio of the Wake Forest University School of Music. Event guests, including Celebrity Chef Teresa Giudice, will mingle with winemakers and dignitaries while enjoying North Carolina private reserve vintages and North Carolina foods prepared by the chef of Childress Vineyard and Marietta Debriere of Createring. An auction to benefit the North Carolina Wine and Culinary Center will be held to bid off the winning artwork featured in the 2012 Wine Festival poster and promotions. Make plans to attend this lovely, and lively, evening!
Round-trip shuttle service will be provided, leaving from and returning to the Park Avenue Parking Deck.