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FORK Cancer: F&B Social Club

About FORK Cancer

Eight Charlotte culinary leaders are coming together on Thursday, September 29th at Project 658 for FORK Cancer, an unforgettable dinner experience with 100% of the proceeds supporting The Paula Takacs Foundation and 3 other local cancer non-profits. The event is a new venture between Charlotte’s Food & Beverage Social Club and Forever Oceans.

During the event, guests will enjoy four-course meals prepared by leading Charlotte Chefs, as well as wine and beer, signature cocktails, and dancing. This celebration of life will support cancer survivors and help fund cancer education and research in the Charlotte community while honoring the legacy of those who have been affected by cancer.

FORK Cancer Event Beneficiaries:

The Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research

Teal Diva – Ovarian Cancer Support Network

Colon Cancer Coalition – Charlotte Chapter

Carolina Breast Friends

During this event, each guest will enjoy a 4 course meal prepared by leading Charlotte Chefs in addition to wine or beer and a signature cocktail. See the menu below! BUY TICKETS HERE.

This event will take place on Thursday, September 29th at Project 658 off Central Avenue near Plaza Midwood, Charlotte.


FORK Cancer Event Timeline

Cocktail Hour 6:00-7:00PM

Seated Dinner 7:00-9:00PM

Dance Celebration 9:00-10:00PM


Your Ticket Includes:

  • Donation for Cancer research, support and education in the CLT community
  • 4 Courses prepared as a collaboration of top Charlotte Chefs (see menu below)
  • Beer and Wine, courtesy of Fresh Vine Wine
  • 1 Signature Cocktail, presented by Social House Vodka
  • Invitation to participate in a silent auction
  • Dance celebration with live music


Sponsor Tickets include everything stated above in addition to:

  • A reserved table for your company, up to eight guests
  • Recognition of your logo on both the event slideshow and banner
  • Social media and website activation
  • Sponsor pins to wear at the event


Individual Tickets: $150 (+ tax, fees)

Table Sponsor (8 Guests): $1,200 (+ tax, fees)


FORK Cancer Menu



Presented by Chef Drew Ward of Artisanal Brewing Ventures

Pickled Shrimp – Cucumber, caper, dill

Cornbread Blini – Grammy’s tomato preserves, lemon ricotta



Presented by Chef Jon and Chef Amy Fortes of The Flipside Cafe

North Corner Haven Sausage & Mushroom Strudel

Apple & Celery Root Slaw, Lusty Monk, Micro Celery

Pickled Mustard & Seed Soubise


Entrée – Fish Course Sponsored by Forever Oceans

Presented by Andres Prussing, Executive Chef of Charlotte Marriott Center City (Stroke, Coco & the Director and Banquets)

Presented by Award Winning Chef, Author, and Food Stylist, Chris Aquilino

Smoked Kampachi Rillette, Gin Compressed Cucumber, Sourdough, Pear Tomato, Sumac & Chives


Entrée – Main Course

Presented by Chef Sam Diminich of Your Farms Your Table & Restaurant Constance

Dry Aged Duck, Shishito/Peach

Buttermilk Polenta & Miso Cipollini Jus



Presented by Samantha Ward, Executive Pastry Chef of Wentworth & Fenn

Fig & Honey Tartine

Thyme Ricotta, Spiced Peach Compote

Charred Brioche


Vegetarian Appetizer

Presented by Chef Drew Ward of Artisanal Brewing Ventures

Sweet Potato Stack – whipped goat cheese & fried sage


Vegetarian Entrée

Presented by Chef Drew Ward of Artisanal Brewing Ventures

Slow Roasted Stuffed Acorn Squash

Farro, collard greens, pickled onions,

Mushroom-ginger puree


FORK Cancer is Hosted by:

Food & Beverage Social Club – “Food & Beverage Social Club is a group of culinary enthusiasts who come together to create meaningful connections through our events. Our mission is to cultivate a community that gathers together for premier food and beverage experiences in Charlotte, North Carolina while supporting local restaurants, breweries, and chefs.”

Forever Oceans – “At Forever Oceans™, we have built the most sustainable, scalable, deep-water aquaculture platform on the planet—delivering premium, sashimi-grade fish to the world’s kitchens, ready to be prepared and served any number of ways. Forever Oceans™ is changing the future of seafood while revitalizing our damaged oceans to provide a healthier future for all.”


Important Note

We kindly appreciate your absorption of payment processing fees to ensure that your entire ticket purchase will go directly towards a donation for the partner non-profits and the FORK Cancer event.


Safety & Sanitization Protocol

F&B Social Club is dedicated to being transparent about our Safety & Sanitization Protocol during the global health crisis. Although you are not required to be masked, you are more than welcome to wear a mask whenever it makes you most comfortable.


Date: September 29, 2022


Location: Project 658
3646 Central Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205

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