UNC Asheville to host discussion on genetically engineered foods, Oct. 9

Press release from UNC Asheville: Public interest attorney Steven M. Druker, founder of the Alliance for Bio-Integrity, will speak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9 in UNC Asheville’s Rhoades Robinson Hall, Room 125, in an event co-sponsored by UNC Asheville’s Department of Environmental Studies and Living Web Farms. This event is free and open […]

Hickory Nut Gap Farm to host Fall Renaissance Faire at the Farm, Sept. 8

Press release from Hickory Nut Gap Farm: [FAIRVIEW, NC, August 29th-] After months of planning, Hickory Nut Gap Farm has put together an impressive list of performers, artists, and renaissance-related talent for the upcoming “Fall Renaissance Faire at the Farm.” The all-day event kicks off on Saturday, September 8th from 11am-4pm. Performances are scheduled throughout […]

Fatz Southern Kitchen offers half-off discount for teachers in August

Press release from Fatz Southern Kitchen: ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 2, 2018 – Fatz Southern Kitchen is offering teachers a 50% discount from August 1-31 to thank educators during the back-to-school season. Any teacher that dines in-restaurant with Fatz for either lunch or dinner will receive 50% off of his or her meal. To redeem, teachers […]

Asheville native named James Beard Foundation 2018 Rising Star Chef of the Year

A Philadelphia pastry chef with deep Asheville roots claimed one of the top honors this year in a competition that’s widely considered to be the Oscars of the food world — the James Beard Awards. Camille Cogswell, who started on her career path in Asheville High School’s culinary arts classes and did an internship as a teenager at the West […]

NCRLA seeks chefs and distilleries for statewide culinary competition

RALEIGH, N.C., April 17, 2018 — The North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association is now accepting applications for its third annual NCRLA Chef Showdown, presented by Got to be NC. The culinary competition features the talents of chefs, pastry chefs and mixologists from across the state. Applications will be accepted through Friday, May 4. “This one-of-a-kind competition […]