Discover West African Cuisine - One Night Only

Discover West African Cuisine - One Night Only
William Dissen
Two award-winning chefs join forces at The Market Place restaurant in downtown Asheville this Wednesday, March 21, starting at 6:30 PM. They will prepare a gourmet, five-course dinner of West African-inspired cuisine.

Chefs William Dissen & Nick Figel (from The Market Place and Cyprus Restaurant respectively) will prepare yam fufu, joliof rice and chicken yassa. The dinner will present inspired interpretations of authentic West African dishes, as well as cocktail creations. A performance of West African drumming and dancing will enhance this cultural evening by the musical talents of Zansa.

Nick Figel - image source
Tickets are $65 (alcohol, tax, and gratuity are additional) and interested diners should call The Market Place in advance at 828-252-4162 to reserve a seat. A credit card is required to hold the reservation.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Asheville-based, 33rd generation Ivorian djembe player and musician Adama Dembele, in an effort to help secure his permanent green card for U.S. citizenship.

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