Posts tagged Final Fire

Got to Be NC Competition Dining: Chef Jon Fortes

Once a month we highlight a chef and a recipe from the Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining series. This month, we are featuring Chef Jon Fortes of Mimosa Grill in Charlotte. Fortes is the 2014 Fire in the City Champion. He describes his cooking style as upscale Southern comfort. The Got to Be N.C. […]


News Roundup: Nov. 16-22

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Forest Service program accepting Arbor Day Photo Contest entries,” Mountain Xpress: The N.C. Forest Service’s Urban and Community Forestry […]


Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series comes to end with Final Fire

It’s been a long road since Fire on the Rock kicked off the first-ever Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series in January. Since then, 64 chefs from some of the state’s best restaurants have gone head-to-head in regional competitions in Blowing Rock, Wilmington, Raleigh and Greensboro. Each region hosted a single-elimination bracket series featuring […]