Appalachian Pride Brunch

Sunday, June 27, 2021, 12:00 PM-3:00 PM

Location: Smoky Park Supper Club | 350 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801
$75 per person - SOLD OUT

 

Appalachian Pride Brunch

Sunday, June 27, 2021, 12:00 PM-3:00 PM

Smoky Park Supper Club | 350 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

$75 per person - SOLD OUT

Event Style: Tapas & Drinks

More than one third of all LGBTQ Americans live in the South. Join us for a drag brunch celebration of Appalachian Pride and a hopeful look into a world in which the human rights of LGBTQ persons are respected and they are able to live with dignity, free from discrimination, persecution, and violence. Chefs Michelle Bailey - Smoky Park Supper Club, J Chong - J Chong Eats, Silver Cousler - Neng's Jr, and Ashleigh Shanti will share their own personal stories about identity and equality, and finding family and community through cooking. Through an engaging discussion, you will learn about the important and critical work being accomplished by the Campaign for Southern Equality, Equality NC, Southerners on New Ground, and YouthOUTright WNC, and how you can get involved. This event is SOLD OUT. 

Event Sponsor: BLUE SPIRAL 1

Venue Sponsor: SMOKY PARK SUPPER CLUB

Event Style: Tapas & Drinks

More than one third of all LGBTQ Americans live in the South. Join us for a drag brunch celebration of Appalachian Pride and a hopeful look into a world in which the human rights of LGBTQ persons are respected and they are able to live with dignity, free from discrimination, persecution, and violence. Chefs Michelle Bailey - Smoky Park Supper Club, J Chong - J Chong Eats, Silver Cousler - Neng's Jr, and Ashleigh Shanti will share their own personal stories about identity and equality, and finding family and community through cooking. Through an engaging discussion, you will learn about the important and critical work being accomplished by the Campaign for Southern Equality, Equality NC, Southerners on New Ground, and YouthOUTright WNC, and how you can get involved. This event is SOLD OUT. 

Event Sponsor: BLUE SPIRAL 1

Venue Sponsor: SMOKY PARK SUPPER CLUB

Michelle Bailey

Executive Chef, Co-owner, Smoky Park Supper Club

Silver Cousler

Chef/Owner, Neng Jr.'s

J Chong

Chef, J Chong Eats

Ashleigh Shanti

Chef, Food or Death

Neomi Negron

Owner/Founder, Buggy Pops

Jefferson Ellison

Chief Creative, Jawbreaking Creative LLC

Al Murray

Director of Relationships & Special Projects, Campaign for Southern Equality

Adrian Parra

Executive Director, Youth OUTright | Equality NC Board member

Alan Luis Ramirez

Bilingual Regional Organizer, Southerners on New Ground

Spike

Youth Programs Manager, YouthOUTright

East Fork

Cheney Brothers

Dry Ridge Farm

Farm to Home Milk

Gollot's Seafood

Hickory Nut Gap Meats

Manchester Farms Quail

Rappahannock Oyster Co.

Spicewalla Brand

Tidewater Grain Company

US Foods

Blue Moon Water

Burial Beer Co

Devil's Foot Beverage Company

Eda Rhyne Distilling Co.

Haw River Wine Man

New Belgium Brewing

Oak & Grist Distilling Company

Pernod Ricard

Pleb Urban Winery

Savor Shrub

Sarilla Sparkling Tea

Erin Corey Young

Mixologist, Smoky Park Supper Club

South Slope Coffee

Mountain Valley Spring Water