Award-winning chefs reveal lineup for Thrive NC demo stages
Award-winning chefs Ashley Christensen and Vivian Howard will be hosting live cooking demos as part of the upcoming Thrive NC event in Raleigh this spring.Posted — Updated
The North Carolina chefs have each selected talented chefs from the Carolinas and Virginia to do demonstrations May 9-10 in City Market in downtown Raleigh.
In addition to chef demos, each night will include a food festival with food and drink samples from North Carolina vendors and live music. Thrive NC is presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina.
The local chefs will also select six non-profits working to improve food insecurity in the state to receive proceeds from event ticket sales.
The two-day event also includes a Thrive NC Summit each day that delves into North Carolina’s food issues, including childhood obesity and access to fresh and healthy food.
Howard, who stars in A Chef’s Life on PBS and owns Chef and the Farmer in Kinston, selected Dean Neff of PinPoint Restaurant in Wilmington, Brian Noyes of Red Truck Rural Bakery of Marshall, Virginia and Cynthia Wong of Life Raft Treats in Charleston, S.C., for demos at Thrive NC on May 9.
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