The Gala

An unforgettable evening...

This will be an unforgettable night in an extraordinary place.

With emcee Joanne P. McCallie, head coach of Duke Women’s Basketball, join us for a three-course, farm-to-table feast showcasing local ingredients and inventive preparations. Hand-selected wines will complement each course.

Join us early for live music, our silent auction and hand-crafted cocktails from Crude Bitters, FairGame, Alley 26 and Fortnight Brewing Company.

Serge Falcoz-vigne, 2018 Executive Chef

The gala’s extraordinary dinner will be under the culinary direction of Serge Falcoz-vigne. Originally from Grenoble, France, Serge has cooked in restaurants all over the world. His passion is to create new recipes based on classic, traditional cuisine using modern techniques and mixing local products with international flavors. Serge believes that la cuisine is an international language and that everyone, all over the world, can understand the pleasure of eating something delicious. Serge is the executive chef and general manager at Saint-Jacques, a french cuisine restaurant in Raleigh.

2018 Featured Chefs

Christopher Prieto

Champion Pitmaster and Owner, PRIME Barbecue

Kaci Walker

Executive Chef, Juju