Culinary Canvas Series to Bring Together Culinary and Arts Community for a Unique Experience

Charlotte culinary event

Passion8 Executive Chef and Owner Luca Annunziata, local artist Alexandra Loesser and Friendship Gardens, CLTure and C3 Lab are teaming up to launch the first ever Culinary Canvas Series dinner event on September 30, 2015 at C3 Lab. The collaborative dinner event series brings together the culinary and arts community for a truly creative visual and edible experience.


The evening will pair Chef Luca Annunziata of Passion8 and local Charlotte artist Alexandra Loesser to connect elements of art and cuisine with the theme “Into The Wild.” Attendees will experience a five course meal with hand crafted cocktails provided by TOPO Organic Spirits and craft beer by Triple C Brewing in a gallery atmosphere with stimulating live art and curated music.The purpose of the event is to help raise awareness and funds for Friendship Gardens while providing a creative platform for the local culinary and visual arts community

The palate pleasing adventure will take place September 30th at C3 Lab, a collaborative co-working creative space located at 2525 Distribution St. Charlotte, NC 28203 in South End.


Stuzzichini on the Table
Chicken Liver Pate
Black Eyed Pea Hummus
House Made Crackers & Jam

Pork Belly
Miso Spaghetti Squash, Peanut Emulsion, Pickled Vegetables

Surf & Turf
Crudo with Swiss Chard Kimchi, Sweet Breads, Parmigiana Style Tomato Jam, Ricotta Salata, EVOO Vincotto

Red Beet Ravioli
Stuffed with Cheek Meat, Butternut Squash Farmstead Fondue, Krispy Kale

Sweet Potato Panna Cotta

* Ride with Yellow Cab using the new app YC Mobile and receive $20 off your ride using promo code “CCS”*

*Limited seats available.

*3 complimentary beverages provided by TOPO Organic Spirits and Triple C Brewing*

By Lea
Food-loving wanderlust connecting the dots between craft beer, live music, and the Charlotte (and neighboring cities’) restaurant scene. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram for more tasty bites.

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