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Thank you to everyone who entered the contest, and good luck in the voting!

At PBS Charlotte, we love celebrating the Carolinas, including its delicious cuisine. Have a family dish that’s been around for generations? Or maybe you have a twist on a southern classic? Bring your culture to our table and enter our Carolina Classic Cookoff for YOUR chance to share your recipe on our local show, Charlotte Cooks, with host Chef Pamela Roberts.

What is a Carolina Classic recipe?

We’re looking for recipes that are distinctly Carolina, but with a twist. Maybe you have a Korean Carolina BBQ recipe, or a risotto using Carolina Gold rice? Tell us in the form below how YOUR recipe can be called a Carolina Classic.

Have questions about your recipe? Email Chef Pamela at

How to Enter:

PBS Charlotte and Chef Pamela Robert will select 5 finalists for the viewers to choose their favorite at One winner will be selected to share their recipe in a future episode of Charlotte Cooks.

All entries must be submitted by May 30th at 11:59 p.m. EST.

The voting has closed for this contest. Good luck to all our contestants!


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