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:


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


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.


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