Having grown up in a farming family, Chef Eckman is delighted to see Biltmore’s farm-to-table program in action every day. Before joining Biltmore in 2016, Chef Eckman spent eight years with the 5-Star/5-Diamond Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pennsylvania. Prior to his work with Nemacolin Woodland Resort, he served as Banquet Chef at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida.
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.