Haymaker to Host Southern Foodways Alliance Dinner in Charlotte

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Next month, Chef William Dissen will host a special Sunday Supper for the Southern Foodways Alliance (SFA) at his Uptown restaurant, Haymaker (225 S. Poplar Street.) Mark your calendars for Sunday, July 21. A cocktail reception will begin at 5:30 p.m., and dinner gets going at 6:00 p.m.

The purpose of the dinner is to “celebrate the diverse food cultures of the changing American South.” To do this, several of Charlotte’s best chefs will gather to prepare a five-course family-style meal.

Here’s the line-up:

Canapés:

Tomato Sandwich - housemade pullman bread, garlic aioli

Pickled Shrimp Salad - fennel, fermented chili, cucumbers

1st Course:

Chef Joe Kindred of Kindred Restaurant

Flounder crudo, green coriander, cucumber, soft herbs

2nd Course:
Chef Greg Collier of Uptown Yolk

Dirty rice grits, fried chicken skins, stem chow chow

3rd Course:

Chef Rodolfo Montero of Sav/Way Foods

Artichokes, magret duck, pedro ximenez, salmorejo cordobes

4th Course:

Chef William Dissen of Haymaker Restaurant

Pork coppa carnitas, salsa verde, whole wheat roti, lots of pickles

Dessert:

Chef Ashley Anna Tuttle of Community Matters Café

Peach Tart, almonds, and ricotta 

Each ticket costs $100 and includes beverage pairings, with a portion of proceeds going to SFA. Tax and gratuity are not included. Get your tickets here.

Heather Sinyard