[Durham, NC, February 9, 2016] – As a longtime supporter of small, North Carolina growers, Piedmont has been equally committed to being a good steward of the sea. Relationships with LOCALS SEAFOOD have enabled Piedmont to share fresh-caught fish from North Carolina’s coast throughout the year, and to be advocates for a robust North Carolina seafood economy.
This year, Piedmont invites chefs, fisherman, and organizations supporting sustainable seafood to collaborate with Executive Chef Greg Gettles on multi-course dinners showcasing the diversity and seasonality of fish and shellfish from our coast. This 4-part dinner series will highlight North Carolina’s seafood in Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall.
Each menu will feature alternating seafood dishes from Executive Chef Greg Gettles and a guest chef, as well as canapes to start, and a dessert. Contact 919-683-1213 for reservations. 6-course menu;
$65/person; wine pairings available for additional $20.
A percentage of every ticket purchased will fund North Carolina Catch. “Fresh seasonal seafood from our coast is top notch. NC Catch couldn’t be more pleased that Piedmont is presenting a special taste of the best that North Carolina has to offer,” explained NC Catch President Jimmy Johnson.
Chef Ricky Moore of Saltbox Seafood Tuesday, March 1st
What’s in season?
Late Winter offers Black Bass, Snapper, Triggerfish, Flounder, + possibly Swordfish and Tuna, and Wild Oysters
All special menus may be previewed at piedmontrestaurant.com
Stay tuned for the announcement of Piedmont’s Spring Seasons of the Sea dinner.
North Carolina Catch is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 2012 with assistance from Saltwater Connections, a regional economic development initiative. The governing Board of Directors is composed of fishermen, seafood dealers, restaurateurs/chefs, and representatives from businesses, local governments, agencies and organizations with interest in sustainable, economically vibrant fisheries and a healthy coastal environment in North Carolina.
Piedmont has cultivated a loyal following for their adventurous, 4-star seasonal dining experience in downtown Durham. The Wall Street Journal named Piedmont a “Next Generation Farm-to-Table Restaurant” for their commitment to featuring foods raised, harvested and caught in North Carolina, especially from their farm partner, Coon Rock Farm. Chef Greg Gettles’ inspired cuisine showcases local ingredients in classic dishes, reimagined with an inventive spirit. General Manager Crawford Leavoy is known for his thoughtful craft cocktail program and versatile wine list, including a reserve wine-by-the-glass program. Located in the old Nash Car Dealership in downtown Durham, NC, Piedmont is a reflection of North Carolina’s Piedmont region today. Located at 401-B2 Foster Street, Durham, NC; 919-683-1213.
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