Minneapolis -- The 2012 Charlie Awards will be taking place at three locations in downtown Minneapolis Sunday November 11th.

The Charlie Awards celebrates and honors Twin Cities food and drink with honors to both individuals and businesses in many categories.

The events will take place Sunday at the following times and locations downtown:

  • 11:30 a.m. VIP brunch at the Brave New Workshop on Hennepin Ave.
  • 2 p.m. Awards show at The Pantages Theatre on Hennepin
  • 3:30 p.m. After party at IDS Center Crystal Court on S. 8th St.

Culinary students from the Art Institutes, Hennepin Technical College, Le Cordon Bleu, and the St. Paul College will be catering the VIP brunch and the after party.

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