Pinehurst Resort’s Chef & Maker Getaway

Win a trip to Pinehurst Resort for the inaugural Chef & Maker series weekend May 12-14, 2017.

Prize package for two includes:

  • Resort accommodations for two nights
  • Overflowing breakfast buffet both mornings
  • Friday night culinary event
  • Knife forging workshop
  • Cooking demonstration and luncheon
  • Locavore dinner

Pinehurst Resort’s Chef & Maker GetawayFestivities kick off with a pig pickin’ Friday night featuring whole hog barbecue, wine, and North Carolina beer and spirits.

Saturday’s schedule includes a fascinating knife forging workshop led by maker Steve Watkins of Ironman Forge, followed by a cooking demo and lunch by acclaimed Charlotte-based chef/owner Clark Barlowe of Heirloom Restaurant.

For Saturday night, Chef Barlowe has crafted a farm-to-fork menu celebrating fresh, seasonal ingredients. Guests can expect a globally-inspired meal infused with his Southern roots.

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Pinehurst Resort’s Chef & Maker GetawayPinehurst Resort’s new Chef & Maker Series features three inspiring weekends celebrating North Carolina’s award-winning chefs and craftsmen. Each weekend offers its own unique itinerary with interactive demonstrations, workshops with artisan makers, and chef dinners led by our state’s most acclaimed restaurateurs.

Chef Clark Barlowe of Charlotte’s Heirloom Restaurant will kick off the series May 12-14. Barlowe’s hyper-local philosophy will be incorporated into every aspect of the weekend with farm-to-table delicacies native to the Sandhills region.

James Beard Award-winning chef Ashley Christensen of Raleigh’s famous Poole’s Diner will bring her reimagined southern comfort food to Pinehurst July 7-9, the second weekend in the series.

Asheville’s Katie Button, the James Beard-nominated chef of Curate, will share her Spanish twist on southern cuisine September 15-17 to round out the series.

The Chef & Maker weekends are the perfect pairing of creative cuisine and Carolina craftsmanship.

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