The Charlotte StrEATs Festival Returns!

Let’s celebrate the chefs and neighborhoods that makeup Charlotte’s culinary scene during Charlotte SHOUT!

Coming April 15-16, 2023  

Hosted by:

unpretentious palate
carben events

In Partnership with:

About the Festival

Calling all FOODIES! The Charlotte StrEATs Festival is back! In partnership with Charlotte SHOUT!, Unpretentious Palate and Carben Events are thrilled to bring back for a second year a culinary festival celebrating the chefs and neighborhoods that makeup Charlotte’s culinary scene. This year’s Charlotte StrEATs Festival will be bigger and better!

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The 2023 Charlotte StrEATs Festival Schedule

StrEATs Tasting Tour

April 15th from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

On Saturday, we’ll host a ticketed tasting event where attendees can travel from neighborhood to neighborhood without leaving Uptown!

Restaurants representing iconic Charlotte neighborhoods will serve a dish that represents their neighborhoods. Guests can visit each tasting tent and enjoy cocktails while taking in intimate demonstrations from
our stage.

Charlotte StrEATs Festival

April 16th from 12-5 p.m.

On Sunday, attendees can celebrate the city’s culinary scene in a FREE, family-friendly event! The festival will feature food for sale, a celebrity chef, cooking demonstrations, trucks, live music, art and vendors, as well as our Neighborhood Battles! These battles will pit chefs head-to-head in a cook-off to win the title of StrEATs Neighborhood

StrEATs Smarts Seminars

April 1-14th

There’s a wealth of knowledge in Charlotte’s hospitality community, and we’re spreading that knowledge with help from restaurants! Leading up to the big StrEATs weekend, join us for intimate seminars on subjects such as wine, spirits, gardening, cooking, and more.


Chefs from some of the most iconic Charlotte restaurants and food trucks were on hand at the inaugural event to share tastes of their menus.

Are you a restaurant that wants to be involved in the 2023 event? Fill out our Restaurant Application Form below.

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Thank you to all of our sponsors for helping make this event a reality.

Food Pillar Sponsor
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