Savor Charlotte's inaugural event highlights chefs, mixologists, bakers and restaurants in the Queen City

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority is highlighting the culinary community with it's first ever Savor Charlotte event.

Savor Charlotte runs from March 8-22, offering special menu items at participating restaurants, mixology classes, cooking classes and more.

What You Need To Know

  • Savor Charlotte is highlighting culinary experiences in Charlotte
  • Food and beverage brings in $1.95 billion from visitors annually, according to Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority
  • Savor Charlotte offers things like special menu items, wine tastings and cooking classes

Unlike a restaurant week, CRVA Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Gina Sheridan says this is about participating in experiences as well.

"With all the recognition, with all the local chefs, some of the James Beard nominated chefs, and the restaurants that are getting that national attention, the momentum was there and the timing was really right for us to celebrate Charlotte," Sheridan said.

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