PRESS RELEASE from The Market Place Restaurant: ASHEVILLE, NC – March 23, 2017 – Award-winning chef William Dissen will host the James Beard Foundation’s Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner at The Market Place Restaurant on Wednesday, May 17th. Dissen will team up with 4 other acclaimed national culinary talents for a memorable evening of food and drink. […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM SANCTUARY BREWING: SUBJECT: 3rd Annual Vegan Chili Cook-off at Sanctuary Brewing Company DATE/TIME: Sunday, March 19th, 2-5 PM LOCATION: Sanctuary Brewing Company, 147 First Avenue East, Hendersonville, NC 28792 CONTACT: Tracey Glover (251) 510-2418 firstname.lastname@example.org or Lisa McDonald (828) 808-5916 email@example.com On Sunday, March 19th, from 2-5 pm, Full Circle Farm Sanctuary and Sanctuary Brewing […]
PRESS RELEASE from Bojangles’, Inc.: Charlotte, N.C. (February 20, 2017) – Mills River, get ready to celebrate Bo Time! On Friday, February 24, Bojangles’ will host the grand opening of their new restaurant in Mills River, N.C., located on 3575 Boylston Highway. This is the 49th Bojangles’ location owned and operated by BOJ of WNC, […]
PRESS RELEASE from MG Road: MG Road is very pleased to welcome Cameron Brobst of Old Forester Distillery in hosting a whiskey dinner with some of Old Forester’s finest offereings. A four-course dinner with whiskey tastings and pairings will be on offer, with visiting chefs Jacob Ingerson and Buck Fox. $40 per person includes whiskey […]
The reception will honor Asheville’s black chefs, restaurant owners and hospitality employees.
PRESS RELEASE from Chai Pani Restaurant Group: ATLANTA & ASHEVILLE (February 14, 2017) – This morning, two-time James Beard Award nominee chef Meherwan Irani and the Chai Pani Group creative team officially debuted the online release of the first three episodes of their culinary film, “Cutting Chai.” First premiered in March of 2016 at Ponce […]
PRESS RELEASE from Foothills Meats: Feb. 6, 2017 — Foothills Meats proudly announces the hiring of Dave Kane as Executive Chef. In this new position, Chef Kane will be at the helm of the production butchery and will oversee all culinary aspects of the veteran, local meat company. Kane will be responsible for all menus, […]
PRESS RELEASE from No Evil Foods: Asheville, NC — February 6, 2017 – Southern plant-based meat start-up No Evil Foods announced this week that it will begin distribution to 7 Midwestern states through a new relationship with Coop Partners Warehouse. Founded in Asheville in 2014, No Evil Foods has become renowned throughout the south for […]
PRESS RELEASE from Publix: Weaverville, NC, February 1, 2017 – Publix Super Markets, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of the Publix supermarket at Weaverville Plaza in Weaverville on Wed., February 1st, at 7 a.m. The 49,000 square-foot Publix is the company’s first store in Weaverville. “We are excited to begin serving customers in […]
Restaurateurs have long supported neighborhood artisans by enlisting them to create their signage and décor. But the ceramic vessels that hold Asheville’s locally sourced works of culinary art have largely remained standard-issue, industrially produced dinnerware. While many chefs would undoubtedly prefer to present their fare on unique, handcrafted dishes, there are plenty of reasons — […]
PRESS RELEASE from Local Provisions: [Durham, NC] – As a longtime supporter of small, North Carolina growers, Piedmont has remained equally committed to being a good steward of the sea. Each season, Piedmont invites chefs, fisherman, and organizations supporting sustainable seafood to collaborate on their Seasons of the Sea dinner – a multi-course dinner showcasing […]
Press release from A-B Tech Community College: A-B Tech Community College’s Student Culinary Team won its 10th regional title after competition January 13-14 at Johnson and Wales University in Charlotte. Team members were Emma Wieber, Jessica Olin, Habiba Smallen, Nina Patterson and Emily Welch. Max Theofrastous serves as team alternate. Chefs Chris Bugher and Bronwen McCormick […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM METROWINES: Please join MetroWines for a Stag’s Leap Wine Pairing Dinner at Vue on March 7th from 6:30 to 8:30 at Grove Park Inn. Featuring five stunning wines from the Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, including the 2012 Cask 23 Cabernet Sauvignon, this five-course dinner crafted by Executive Chef Jake Schmidt and Vue 1913 […]
WHAT: A Southeast favorite for chicken fingers and wings, the newest Zaxby’s in Marion is opening on Monday, December 12 at 1192 W. Henderson Street.Open 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, this location will be the 2nd Zaxby’s store for licensee, Gary Reffit. With seating for 72, the 3,800-square-foot farmhouse-style location reflects Zaxby’s commitment to […]
On Tuesday the 20th of December, Calypso, Asheville’s newest restaurant will open its doors, succeeding a long and storied history of some of Asheville’s most popular hot spots at 18 North Lexington Avenue. The word on the street is an excited discussion about the addition of a culturally authentic restaurant that features actual recipes and […]
Press release from Subway: JAMESTOWN, N.C., December 2, 2016 – SUBWAY® restaurant owners from across North Carolina had the recipe for success: caring people and a community cause, combined with a sweet treat. The 2016 “Cookie for a Cure” campaign yielded $28,525 for the state’s Susan G. Komen® affiliates to help in the fight against cancer. […]
With her new cookbook, Appalachian Appetite, local chef and author Susi Gott Séguret explores Appalachian cuisine with a focus on the people and music of Madison County.
PRESS RELEASE FROM LE BON CAFE and IVORY ROAD CAFE & KITCHEN: Le Bon Cafe and Ivory Road Cafe & Kitchen have teamed up to provide the greater Arden community with a drive-thru coffee shop. Chantal Berot, owner of Le Bon Café, will be parking her coffee truck at 1854 Brevard Road every Monday through […]
PRESS RELEASE from MANNA FoodBank: Asheville, NC (Nov. 8, 2016) – Ingles Markets and MANNA FoodBank invite the community to attend the 24th annual lighting of the Ingles Giving Tree at the Asheville Mall on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. The Giving Tree is a 10-ton construction of non-perishable food items donated […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM BELLY UP TRUCK: Wild Asheville: An Artful Pairing of Foraged and Farmed Foods. November 16th at 7:00 PM in the Rickhouse Bar at Catawba’s South Slope Brewery Join us for a monthly, seasonal exploration of Asheville’s natural edible landscape in a five course meal at the Rickhouse bar inside Catawba’s South Slope […]
For this year’s Taste of Asheville, Asheville Independent Restaurants will partner with the local busking collective to highlight the city’s street performers.