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Allure of Flowers After Hours

June 16, 2014 @ 6:00 PM

$105 – $120

Allure of Flowers After Hours

FINAL DAYS – Must purchase your ticket by midnight Sunday, June 15 – only a few tickets left, click the registration link above to purchase!

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Join us for a festive evening overlooking uptown Charlotte and enjoy a five-course dinner from some of Charlotte’s most talented chefs and mixologists – each dish inspired by a flower from the garden. Don your favorite floral apparel.

6PM – Cocktails and a guided tour of the Allure of Flowers exhibition
7PM – Dinner on the Sally & Bill Van Allen Terrace & Halcyon Patio


$120 per person | $105 for Mint members
Proceeds benefit The Mint Museum Annual Fund.


Enjoy Elixers from acclaimed Mixologist Maggie Ruppert and nibbles from the edible flower garden followed by a tour of the exhibition  Allure of Flowers: Botanical Motifs in Craft, Design & Fashion.

Guests will then be treated to a five-course dinner from five of Charlotte’s most talented chefs and mixologists:

James Stouffer of Halcyon, Flavors from the Earth
Drew Trepanier of Fern, Flavors from the Garden
David Clarke of Something Classic
Megan Goldman of Something Classic
Maggie Ruppert of The Mother Earth Group


– Dandelion Fritter with Sweet Cherry Gastrique
– Coronets of Three Graces Goat Cheese with Rosehip Jam
– Tempura Squash Blossoms with Fontina
– Family Style Marinated Local Vegetables


Queen to Bee – Maggie Ruppert
Grey & Bergamot Steeped Cardinal Gin. NC Raw Honey & Lavender Syrup. Jack Rudy Tonic

Course 1

Artichoke & Beef Carpaccio

Course 2

Toasted Gnocchi with Nasturtium Green Pesto, Smoked NC Whitefish, Buttermilk Cream, Nasturtium Flowers

Course 3

Honey Lavender Chicken, Micro-Collards, Bacon Dust

Course 4

Braised Pork Roulade with Sweet Corn Puree, Floral Pork Consomme, Tomato Rubbed Rustic Sourdough

Course 5

Rosewater Cheesecake, Chocolate Crust, Chopped Pistachios, Raspberry Rose Petal Gastrique

The evening’s media sponsor is Creative Loafing. In-kind sponsor: McRitchie Winery and Ciderworks.

Call 704.337.2011 to register or for more information.


June 16, 2014
6:00 PM
$105 – $120
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Mint Museum Uptown
500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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+1 704-337-2100