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

This event will be held outdoors, and in a spacious indoor venue with large openings to the outside.

Event Style: Multi-course Dinner with Paired Beverage

This event will feature a cocktail hour, followed by a seated four 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: Susi Gott Séguret - Seasonal School of Culinary Arts/Appalachian Culinary Experience/Asheville Truffle Experience, Cleaster Cotton - Artist/Educator/Inventor/Author, Tracey Greene-Washington - Indigo Innovation Group and CoThinkk, Honey Simone - Different Wrld, and Tyson Sampson - Bigwitch Indian Wisdom Initiative. 

Featured Chefs/Restaurants: Michelle Bailey - Smoky Park Supper Club, Suzy Phillips - Gypsy Queen Cuisine & Simple Cafe and Juice Bar, Silver Cousler - Neng Jr's, Eric Morris - Cultura, Michele Gentille - Harriett's Tomato

Event Sponsor: PARSEC FINANCIAL

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

This event will be held outdoors, and in a spacious indoor venue with large openings to the outside.

Event Style: Multi-course Dinner with Paired Beverage

This event will feature a cocktail hour, followed by a seated four 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: Susi Gott Séguret - Seasonal School of Culinary Arts/Appalachian Culinary Experience/Asheville Truffle Experience, Cleaster Cotton - Artist/Educator/Inventor/Author, Tracey Greene-Washington - Indigo Innovation Group and CoThinkk, Honey Simone - Different Wrld, and Tyson Sampson - Bigwitch Indian Wisdom Initiative. 

Featured Chefs/Restaurants: Michelle Bailey - Smoky Park Supper Club, Suzy Phillips - Gypsy Queen Cuisine & Simple Cafe and Juice Bar, Silver Cousler - Neng Jr's, Eric Morris - Cultura, Michele Gentille - Harriett's Tomato

Event Sponsor: PARSEC FINANCIAL

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

Michelle Bailey

Executive Chef, Co-owner, Smoky Park Supper Club

Silver Cousler

Chef/Owner, Neng Jr.'s

Michele Gentille

Private Chef, Food Stylist & Photographer

Eric Morris

Executive Chef, Cultura by Wicked Weed Brewing

Suzy Salwa Phillips

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

Cleaster Cotton

Artist, Educator, Inventor, Author

Tracey Greene-Washington

President, Indigo Innovation Group

Susi Gott Séguret

Author, Chef, Educator/Seasonal School of Culinary Arts, Appalachian Culinary Experience

Tyson Sampson

Bigwitch Indian Wisdom Initiative

Honey Simone

Founder & Co-Creator, DifferentWrld

Chemist Spirits

Devil's Foot Beverage Company

Vidl Cellars at Wicked Weed

Wicked Weed Brewing

Sarilla Sparkling Tea

Shanti Elixirs