FOOD CREW: From left to right, producer Mike Berlin, blogger Lindsay Moore and chefs Gigi Stewart, Martin Mongiello, Stormy Mongiello and Derek St. Romain gather for Ingles' "Homecoming Holiday" filming. Photo courtesy of Bclip Productions

Chefs dish up $5,000 for charity at A-B Tech competition

The Ingles Table, an online content series which highlights recipes and rising culinary talent, filmed its “Holiday Homecoming” program at A-B Tech’s Asheville campus on Nov. 14, donating $5,000 to local nonprofit organizations at the event’s conclusion. The 30-minute episode followed four Ingles All Star chefs, each competing on behalf of a local charity, as […]

REGIONAL WINNERS: From left to right are: Alex Harris, Caroline Williams, Ruth Solis, Jay O’Hannon, Kristina Costa and Eric Backer, coach. Photo courtesy of American Culinary Federation

A-B Tech culinary team moves on to national competition

Five culinary students from AB-Tech took home the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) Southeast Region Student Team Championship from the 2014 ACF Southeast Regional Conference held April 26-29 in North Charleston, S.C. Team members Alex Harris, Caroline Williams, Ruth Solis, Jay O’Hannon and Kristina Costa had the highest overall score and received a silver medal at the […]

Star Chefs magazine scouts Asheville talent for awards

Since 2002, the folks at Star Chefs have been roving the country seeking out top-notch food. Having profiled and issued their awards everywhere from cities like New York to regions as broad as South Florida, Star Chefs has now decided to profile North and South Carolina for its latest cluster of honors, the Rising Star awards, which are given to stand-out industry professionals younger than 40.