Born and raised in Vermont by a single mom and full-time bartender, I learned how to make a decent martini at a very young age. My first industry job was washing dishes at a Thai Food restaurant at 14, and it’s been nothing but ever since. I moved to Asheville in 2012, and fell in love with this little city. I have had so much fun at Shakey’s, and am honored to have had the opportunity to create a fun, open and lively space in this amazing town.
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.