Food Stories

Sunday, September 26, 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

Location: Funkatorium | 147 Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
$200 per person

 

Food Stories

Sunday, September 26, 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

Funkatorium | 147 Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

$200 per person

Event Style: Multi-course Dinner with Paired Beverage

This event will feature a cocktail hour and five course meal, with paired beverages (wine, beer, and spirits) for your enjoyment. 

Food is universal and central to all our lives. Chow Chow brings together diverse community leaders who will be paired with chefs to tell their stories through food. Each lived experience will inspire a multi-course, paired beverage tasting dinner, interpreting the personal stories through food. The Chefs & Narrators will share with us their stories, and the process for transforming a life story into a meal. Narrators to include: Ponkho Bermejo - Beloved Asheville, Cleaster Cotton - Artist/Educator/Inventor/Author, Tracey Greene-Washington - Indigo Innovation Group and CoThinkk, Tyson Sampson - Bigwitch Botanicals, and Hanan Shabazz - Southside Kitchen. 

Featured Chefs/Restaurants: Ashleigh Shanti - Food or Death, Sunil Patel - Patchwork Urban Farms, Suzy Phillips - Gypsy Queen Cuisine & Simple Cafe and Juice Bar, Silver Cousler - Neng Jr's, Eric Morris - Cultura

Event Sponsor: PARSEC FINANCIAL

Venue Sponsors: CHEMIST SPIRITS & ANTIDOTE and CULTURA & FUNKATORIUM -WICKED WEED BREWING

Event Style: Multi-course Dinner with Paired Beverage

This event will feature a cocktail hour and five course meal, with paired beverages (wine, beer, and spirits) for your enjoyment. 

Food is universal and central to all our lives. Chow Chow brings together diverse community leaders who will be paired with chefs to tell their stories through food. Each lived experience will inspire a multi-course, paired beverage tasting dinner, interpreting the personal stories through food. The Chefs & Narrators will share with us their stories, and the process for transforming a life story into a meal. Narrators to include: Ponkho Bermejo - Beloved Asheville, Cleaster Cotton - Artist/Educator/Inventor/Author, Tracey Greene-Washington - Indigo Innovation Group and CoThinkk, Tyson Sampson - Bigwitch Botanicals, and Hanan Shabazz - Southside Kitchen. 

Featured Chefs/Restaurants: Ashleigh Shanti - Food or Death, Sunil Patel - Patchwork Urban Farms, Suzy Phillips - Gypsy Queen Cuisine & Simple Cafe and Juice Bar, Silver Cousler - Neng Jr's, Eric Morris - Cultura

Event Sponsor: PARSEC FINANCIAL

Venue Sponsors: CHEMIST SPIRITS & ANTIDOTE and CULTURA & FUNKATORIUM -WICKED WEED BREWING

Silver Cousler

Chef/Owner, Neng Jr.'s

Eric Morris

Executive Chef, Cultura by Wicked Weed Brewing

Sunil Patel

Farmer/Chef, Patchwork Urban Farms

Suzy Salwa Phillips

Owner/Chef, Gypsy Queen Cuisine & Simple Cafe & Juice Bar

Ashleigh Shanti

Chef, Food or Death

Ponkho Bermejo

Co-Director, BeLoved Asheville

Cleaster Cotton

Artist, Educator, Inventor, Author

Tracey Greene-Washington

President, Indigo Innovation Group

Tyson Sampson

Bigwitch Indian Wisdom Initiative

Chemist Spirits

Devil's Foot Beverage Company

Vidl Winery at Wicked Weed

Wicked Weed Brewing

Mountain Valley Spring Water

Dynamite Roasting Company