Wine-Paired Gourmet Dinner Set for Thursday, June 17, at Red Salt by David Burke

Award-winning celebrity Chef David Burke is teaming up with Gallo Winery to host an exclusive dinner on June 17, 2021 at Red Salt by David Burke, all to benefit the American Cancer Society and the fight for a world without cancer.


The fundraising event is the second in a series of wine dinners that will culminate in the “Re-Imagine Charlotte” gala held by the American Cancer Society this coming November. Chef Burke, executive chef for Red Salt by David Burke, has curated a menu of mouth-watering creations featuring seasonal, local produce, meats and seafood. Each course was carefully crafted to complement the wines from the four winemakers. Space is limited and reservations are still available here.


“It is exciting to continue our partnership with chef David Burke and his Charlotte restaurant, Red Salt, as their philanthropic cause for their quarterly wine-and-dine in 2021,” said Megan Nelson, Executive Director of the American Cancer Society. “Red Salt has already proven to be a fantastic partner in supporting last year’s Re-Imagine Charlotte gala with Re-Imagine Dinner At Home. I am looking forward to our second event of 2021 on June 17 and a tremendous evening that will help us continue our fight for a world without cancer.”


WHO: Red Salt by David Burke and J Vineyards, Mount Peak Winery, Pahlmeyer Winery and Talbott Vineyards benefitting the American Cancer Society


WHAT: An exclusive Wine-Paired DinnerBenefitting The American Cancer Society, featuring a four-course menu perfectly paired with the wines of J Vineyards & Winery, Mount Peak Winery, Pahlmeyer Vineyards and Robert Talbott Vineyards. Seatings are available for $150 per person, with $50 of each ticket benefiting the American Cancer Society. Reservations are available here.


The Chef David Burke-designed menu showcases creative local and global dishes including:



J Vineyards, Brut Rose, NV, Russian River Valley, California



Shrimp and Crab Dumplings with Summer Peas and Coconut-Kaffir Sauce

Talbott Vineyards, Chardonnay, Sleepy Hollow Vineyards Estate Grown 2016, Santa Lucia Highlands, California



Roasted Breast of Pheasant with Dirty Carolina Gold Rice and Tarragon Jus

Talbott Vineyards, Pinot Noir, Sleepy Hollow Vineyards Estate Grown 2016, Sant Lucia Highlands, California



Grilled Salt Aged Filet Mignon with Short Rib-Mushroom Cannelloni, Local Romanesco and Cabernet Reduction

Pahlmeyer Winery (Jason), Cabernet Sauvignon, 2018, Napa Valley, California



Blackberry and Fig Tart, Chocolate Cake and Black Cherry Gelato

Mount Peak Winery (Gravity), Red Blend 2016, California


*Menu subject to change, price does not include tax and gratuity and all state and local safe dining practices will be followed.


WHERE:       Red Salt by David Burke

Le Meridien Charlotte

555 S McDowell St

Charlotte, NC 28204


WHEN:        Thursday, June 17, at 6:30 p.m. ET


Media Opportunities: Media will have an opportunity to meet the Red Salt team and Shea Gottshall, Charlotte Luxury Portfolio Consultant for Gallo Winery, and interview representatives of the American Cancer Society. Media RSVP to Joyce Caron-Mercier by Tuesday, June 15. For more information, please contact Joyce Caron-Mercier at


About the American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of 1.5 million volunteers dedicated to saving lives, celebrating lives, and leading the fight for a world without cancer. From breakthrough research, to free lodging near treatment, a 24/7/365 live helpline, free rides to treatment, and convening powerful activists to create awareness and impact, the Society is the only organization attacking cancer from every angle. For more information go to