Jill Wasilewski

Owner & Chef, Ivory Road Cafe & Kitchen

Maker: Chef

A Maryland native, I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Baking & Pastry Arts / Business Management from The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. Upon graduation, I traveled and worked in kitchens around the world spanning from Melbourne, Australia to New Orleans, to rural Guatemala and Washington, DC. Now settled in Asheville, I opened Ivory Road Cafe & Kitchen in August 2016 to celebrate and share my love of all things food with our community.


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Over 20 immersive signature events are featured throughout the weekend! Tours, dinners, parties, foraging and more await.


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