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Charlotte chefs +1 do Beard dinner

Bonterra chef Blake Hartwick will serve as host chef for a James Beard Foundation “Celebrity Chef Tour” dinner May 27. Also on the cooking docket for the evening: Passion8’s Luca Annunziata, The Flipside Cafe’s Jon Fortes, Rock Salt’s Jay Pierce, Heritage’s Paul Verica and The Greenbrier’s Bryan Skelding (yes, he’s the plus-one; that resort is in West Virginia).

Cost is $150; tickets are available now at jamesbeard.org. Bonterra is at 1829 Cleveland Ave. in Dilworth; 704-333-9463.