2018 Weekends

May 4-6   |   July 13-15   |   September 14-16

Our popular Chef & Maker weekends return in 2018 with delectable meals, interactive demonstrations, informative workshops, chef dinners and more! We invite you to learn a little something about why the South is such a unique place to live, discover and visit.

Packages are $399 per person and include: 

  • Resort accommodations for two nights
  • Overflowing breakfast buffet both mornings
  • Friday night culinary event
  • Saturday evening chef’s dinner
  • Special maker event

Really a fabulous weekend – the food was phenomenal, the drinks were delicious (and plentiful!), and the staff and vendors were friendly and fun.” – LEE E.


May 4-6

Chef: Paul Verica, The Stanley, Charlotte, NC
A James Beard Award nominee and finalist, Paul has been part of the emerging culinary scene of the Charlotte area over the course of the last decade...

July 13-15

Chef: Dean Neff, PinPoint Restaurant, Wilmington, NC
Dean's PinPoint restaurant has been named Best Fine Dining Restaurant by Wilmington Magazine and Best New Southern Restaurants by Southern Living...

September 14-16

Chef: Bill Smith, Crook's Corner, Chapel Hill, NC
Chef Smith is as well known for his exceptional food writing—including the New York Times Notable and Food & Wine Best-of-the-Best cookbook, Seasoned in the South—as he is for being a Best Chef in the Southeast...

It was an amazing weekend of great food and drink in an outstanding atmosphere.

- Craig M.

Join us for any of our Chef & Maker Weekends celebrating North Carolina’s best culinarians and creatives. Starting at just $399 per person.

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