Thankful Thursday

On Sunday, April 28, 2019 The Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation gathered at The Pavilion at Carriage Farm for our annual Taste for a Cure Gala.  This year, the event featured 13 acclaimed chefs, led by the wonderful Serge Falcoz-Vigne of Saint Jacques.  Each appetizer was paired with a cocktail, and dinner was served family style. We raised over $165,000, which will directly fund melanoma screenings and research.

PDMMF would like to thank the following culinary experts for contributing their time, talent, and food to our event.  Because of you, the future of the Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation – and the prospect for early detection, melanoma awareness, and prevention – looks so bright.

Chef Serge Falcoz-Vigne  and Chef Theresa Norris  of Saint Jacques

Chef Clayton Anderson Whiskey Kitchen

Chef Simone Lawson Sassool Mediterranean Café

Chef Eric Montagne Locals Oyster Bar

Chef Blake Gotliffe  Chef Megan Gotliffe  Under the Oak Cafe + I Do Cake

Lassiter’s Distillery

Social House Vodka

Aaron Lambert of Whiskey Kitchen

Carolina Brewery

Veuve Clicquot

Chef Florence Melin Sucre & Sel

Champion Pitmaster Christopher Prieto PRIME BBQ

Chef Kevin Smith 41 Hundred

City BBQ

Caroline Morrison Fiction Kitchen

Rocky Top Hospitality

Chef Rhonda L. Jones Chez Moi

Auctioneer J.B. Davis

Oak City Entertainment 

Photographer Jim Dukes of JJDPhoto2Art

Forward Fig Event Planners

It truly takes a village, and we are honored to work with the most amazing village around.



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