Jonny started his industry career here in Asheville managing a coffee & wine bar his family owned in Black Mountain. After the business sold Jonny moved into the growing craft cocktail industry, spending several years learning from some of the best bartenders Asheville had to offer. In 2016 he spent 8 months traveling around America, Europe & Asia visiting dozens of the most respected cocktail bars in the world with the goal of bringing old world style and hospitality to his latest project, Antidote.
Over 20 immersive signature events are featured throughout the weekend! Tours, dinners, parties, foraging and more await.
This inspired, friendly and free-spirited food scene tucked in the mountains of Appalachia has been called “Foodtopia,” but the locals just call it home. Plan your trip now.
Access to affordable and healthy food and reducing food waste are important initiatives of the signature event’s charitable giving goals.