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Eat Local Charlotte is an organization dedicated to promoting and preserving the vibrant local dining scene in Charlotte, NC.

To join Eat Local Charlotte, submit the Membership Application form or call Josh Maxwell at 704-547-3266.

  • Must be independently owned and operated (No more than 6 locations).
  • Must be open at least one year.
  • Must be approved for membership by a majority vote of the board of directors on behalf of membership.
  • Must participate in the Web Certificate Program, Eat Local Rewards Program, and Restaurant Weeks.
  • Must attend at least one general meeting per year.


Eat Local Charlotte provides the following membership benefits:

Group Website

  • Member listing on website with live link to member website.
  • Free member access to post restaurant activities on the Events Calendar page, and to post job openings on the Job Board page. Access is password protected.
  • Free member access to restaurant database for individual email marketing campaigns. Access is password protected.
  • Free member access to transaction reports.

Online Marketing

  • Access to local rewards cardholders
  • Inclusion in monthly Eat Local Charlotte email newsletter
  • Several management tools available through the rewards program such as customer database, email tool, and promotions.
  • Quality control surveys.
  • Listing on local website.

Marketing Materials

  • Eat Local Charlotte provides each member with folded cards listing all the members to give to patrons.
  • Other materials include Window Clings, Posters, and Check Presenters.

Special Discounted Rates From Vendors

  • Special Discounted Rates from Vendors including advertising media, restaurant equipment and business services.

Eat Local Restaurant Membership Application

All Fields Required