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Locally Made.

Globally Inspired.

Here at Hot Box Next Level Kitchen we don't like to box ourselves in. Our food is always handcrafted using quality ingredients. Life is too short for you eat the same food everyday. We pride ourselves on making foods that everyone can enjoy including local classics as well as our spin on foods from all over the world.



Meet The Team

Michael Bowling

A Chef and frontman with a talent for becoming everyone's best friend, a passion for showcasing the distinct talent of black chefs, and who never lets life's struggles hold him down.

Jaimie Turner

 Winner of the 2019 North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association Chef Showdown Pastry Chef of the Year Competition, the Hot Box Team is honored to add her creations to the menu.

Jennifer Johnson

Loving Mother and avid Carolina Panthers Fan, our Director of Catering shows equal parts dedication and passion for her work on the Hot Box Team. 


Real Food.

REal Chefs.

Good food brings people together. It's about more than just satisfying your hunger, it's about sharing and nurturing and community. We have one simple goal in the Hot Box Kitchen, to make food that people want to come together around.

We love to make new friends!

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Inside southern strain brewing

165 Brumley Ave NE
Concord, NC 28025
Friday: 3:00PM - 10PM
Saturday: 12PM - 10:00PM
Sunday: 11AM - 8PM
Monday: - Closed 
Tuesday: 4:00PM - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 4:00pm -9:00pm 
Thur: 4:00pm - 9:00pm  
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Beer's Best Friend.

Hot Box Next Level Kitchen and Southern Strain Brewing have partnered to bring you food and beer at it's best. Hot Box provides an eclectic selection of handcrafted food and Southern Strain provides small batch beers along with wine and housemade sodas. We aim to provide great service for the adventurous and the traditional.

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