2015 Culinary & Beverage Menu

Chefs, bakers, and artisans from across the Triangle are provided their choice of Chatham County peppers from about ten small, diverse farms, and it’s up to them to bring the heat! You’ll feast on their creative bite-sized pepper concoctions as you rove about the festival. Chefs compete for Best Pepper Dish.


Angelina’s Kitchen – Mocha Cayenne Brownies and Locally Roasted Coffee

BreakFAST and Beyond – Pepper pimento cheese pita chip topped with pepper jelly

Cackalacky – Pulled Pork BBQ with Cackalacky Spice Sauce and Cackalacky Cheerwine Sweet Sauce as well as our Cackalacky Spiced Nuts

Chatham Marketplace – Shishito-Apple Butter on a Mini Biscuit with Country Ham (or with out ham); Strawberry/Rhubarb & Datil Jam Biscuit, Thai Bangkok & Plum Jam Biscuit. Biscuits are made with Atkinson Milling Company Flour from Selma, NC

Fearrington Granary – Heritage Farms pork belly BLT with red pepper jam

Fiddlehead Farm – Local Roasted Peach Preserve Pie topped with your choice of either Jalapeno, Habanero or Ghost Pepper Sugar

Glasshalfull – Chili roasted Pork Taco with pepper relish and assorted hot sauces

Gravy – Pimento cheese stuffed pimento peppers, Carolina gold rice, house spicy sausage, house pimento cheese, charred pimento peppers

Harvest 18 – Hemp seed hummus stuffed Chocolate peppers with tobago pepper bruschetta and pig ear crackling.

Herons at the Umstead Hotel and Spa – Pierogi.
Lamb.Pimento Cheese.Pepper Kraut.Buttermilk.

Little Hen – Green Chili

Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen – BBQ NC pork belly with hot pepper rice noodles and crispy shishitos.

MEZ – Pork Posole Verde with Pickled Tobago Relish

Oakleaf – Blistered Shishito Peppers, Misonnaise, Pork Belly & Citrus

Piedmont Restaurant – Pork Posole Verde with Pickled Tobago Relish

Provence of Carrboro – Gazpacho

Restaurant La Residencia – Red Pepper and Garlic Eastern NC style Pork; Pepper infused Polenta, plus a series of pepper garnishes, chutneys and jellies

Rise Biscuit and Donut of Morrisville – Ham, padron sour cream donut with tobago icing

Tempeh Girl – Ratatouille

Trali Irish Pub – vegetarian pepper-infused boxy – a shredded potato cake, pan-seared and topped with a” pepper and Kilbeggan Irish whiskey” marmalade.

Weathervane Restaurant & Patio – Pork Cheek Chili Verde. Hand Milled Grits. Farmer’s Cheese.

Wildfire Wood Fired Pizza – Five Pepper Pizza


Carolina Brewery – Sky Blue Golden Ale, Flagship IPA, Copperline Amber Ale, Oatmeal Porter, and a specialty pepper cask

Crude Bitters and Sodas – Red bell-tobago bitters, habanero bitters and lime-cucumber-habanero soda.

Yesteryears Brewery – Oktoberfest Beer infused with Anaheim Peppers 


Local honey!