Posts tagged Fire on the Rock

Got to Be NC Competition Dining: 2014 Fire on the Rock Champion Chef Michelle Bailey

Once a month we highlight a chef and a recipe from the Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining series. This competition faces off two local chefs in a single-elimination, blind-dinner format. The chef’s menu is created around a North Carolina ingredient that is revealed at noon on the day of the competition. This secret ingredient […]

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Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining: Chef Anthony Cerrato of Strada Italiano

Once a month we highlight chefs and a recipe from the Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining series. This month, we are featuring Chef Anthony Cerrato of Strada Italiano Resturant in Asheville, who is participating in the Fire on the Rock competition in Asheville. Cerrato describes his cooking style as “classic, simple applications with his […]

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Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining: Chef Kirsten Mitchell of 1900 Restaurant

Once a month we will highlight chefs and a recipe from the Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining series. This month, we are featuring Kirsten Mitchell, executive chef at 1900 Restaurant in Wilmington, and her winning strawberry eclair recipe. The Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining Series faces off two local chefs in a single […]

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News Roundup: March 9-15

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. “Turkey plant closing in Raeford will eliminate 950 jobs,” News & Observer: The state’s poultry industry suffered another blow […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 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. “NC seafood to be focus of Local Catch Summit,” WRAL: Speakers for the 2013 Local Catch Summit in Skyco […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 8-14

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. “FDA review of tobacco products grinds to a halt,” Charlotte Observer: Talk about a smoke break. Tobacco companies have […]

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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 […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 25-March 2

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. “Vilsack: USDA to lead China trade mission in March,” Charlotte Observer: U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says his department […]

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New Got to Be NC dining series starts Tuesday

If you’ve ever wanted to be a judge on reality cooking shows such as “Iron Chef,” then you won’t want to miss the first-ever Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series. Sixty-four North Carolina chefs will compete against each other in weekly competitions, as diners help decide who will be named the grand champion. The […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 14-20

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. “Try to eat local all year long,” Salisbury Post: Many people think of eating local only during mid-summer, when […]

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