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Roots for Reece: Chefs Picnic 2019

Jun 23, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Under the Oak Farm is honored to present Roots for Reece: Chefs Picnic 2019 that will take place at Under the Oak Farm in Clayton, N.C. on Sunday, June 23rd at 4:30pm. This charity benefit will donate 100% of proceeds to the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition, a non-profit leading the way in opiate overdose prevention and education.

The picnic will include small plates from the following participating chefs:

Andrew Smith- Former Executive Chef, bu•ku Wake Forest
Caroline Morrison- Chef/Owner, The Fiction Kitchen
Jake Wood- Executive Chef, Plates Neighborhood Kitchen
Kim Conyer Hunter- Chef/Owner, Umma Dumpling
Serge Falcoz-vigne- Executive Chef, Saint Jacques French Cuisine
Christopher Lopez- Executive Chef, Postmaster
Katrin Sydnor- Pastry Chef, Garland and Co-owner, Way Out Confections
Regan Stachler- Chef/Owner, Hull Foods
Bobby McFarland, Consulting Chef for The Kitchen
Kyle Fletcher and Kevin Ruiz – Chefs, Wye Hill Kitchen + Brewing
Marco Zapata – Pastry Chef, Whiskey Kitchen
Betty Saleh- Executive Chef, Neomonde
Margaret Hennessee- Chef/Owner, Maxamillions
Megan Campbell Gotliffe- Pastry Chef, I Do Cakes LLC
Blake Gotliffe- Chef/Owner, Under the Oak Cafe

The picnic will also include beverages from the following breweries and distilleries:

Deep River Brewing Company
Double Barley Brewing
Neuse River Brewing
Wye Hill Kitchen + Brewing
TOPO Organic Distillery

Sponsors include:

Boxcarr Handmade Cheese
Thornton Printworks
Raleigh Wine Shop
Union Special

Ticket Information:
Tickets are available online for $100 per adult and $15 per child. Tickets include food, drinks, a raffle ticket and a Roots for Reece t-shirt.

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Under the Oak Farm
1126 Ridge Drive
Clayton, N.C. 27520

About Roots for Reece
Founded in honor of the late Reece Byrd, Roots for Reece works with local non-profits like the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition (NCHRC) to help raise money to end drug related deaths by using harm reduction tactics, encouraging support and providing alternatives via treatment to those struggling with opiate addiction. Reece was the best friend of chef Blake Gotliffe of Under the Oak Farm who himself, battled with opiate addiction for many years. Connect with Roots for Reece on Facebook.


Jun 23, 2019
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Roots for Reece
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Under the Oak Farm
1126 ridge drive
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