Around the Campfire

Friday, August 5, 2022, 5:30-8:00PM

Location: WNC Farmers Market - 570 Brevard Rd, Asheville, NC
$60 per person

 

Around the Campfire

Friday, August 5, 2022, 5:30-8:00PM

WNC Farmers Market - 570 Brevard Rd, Asheville, NC

$60 per person

This is a Flights & Bites cocktail style event, featuring up to 7 chefs creating 3 small dishes each, as well as up to 7 craft beverage makers, offering an array of delicious drink samples. 

The Southern Appalachian Mountains are the oldest and most bio-diverse mountains in the world, offering  endless natural beauty perfect for exploring the outdoors. Humans have been gathering around campfires since time immemorial, sharing food, stories and cultural traditions. But perceptions of engaging with the Great Outdoors have not always felt inclusive of all people. This event will spotlight chefs creating campfire food that represents multiple cultures and highlights current ongoing efforts to ensure Mother Nature is welcoming to everyone.

Speakers: George Ivey + Crew Members - Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation BIPOC Conservation Corps Trail Crew; Vivianette Ortiz + Claudia Ramos - Latinos Aventureros en las Carolinas

Featured Chefs/Restaurants: Owen McGlynn - Asheville Proper, Santiago Vargas - Mikasa AVL, Graham House - Wild Child & The Chop Shop Butchery, Jessie Massie - Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, White Labs Kitchen & Tap, Brian Crow - Chestnut

Featured Beverage: Sierra Nevada Brewing, Jack's 47 Mobile Bar, Eda Rhyne Distillery, Noble Cider, Shanti Elixirs, George Dickel Whisky, New Belgium Brewing, Beam Suntory, Devil's Foot Beverage Company

Event Sponsor: Diamond Brand Gear

Venue Sponsor: WNC Farmers Market

This is a Flights & Bites cocktail style event, featuring up to 7 chefs creating 3 small dishes each, as well as up to 7 craft beverage makers, offering an array of delicious drink samples. 

The Southern Appalachian Mountains are the oldest and most bio-diverse mountains in the world, offering  endless natural beauty perfect for exploring the outdoors. Humans have been gathering around campfires since time immemorial, sharing food, stories and cultural traditions. But perceptions of engaging with the Great Outdoors have not always felt inclusive of all people. This event will spotlight chefs creating campfire food that represents multiple cultures and highlights current ongoing efforts to ensure Mother Nature is welcoming to everyone.

Speakers: George Ivey + Crew Members - Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation BIPOC Conservation Corps Trail Crew; Vivianette Ortiz + Claudia Ramos - Latinos Aventureros en las Carolinas

Featured Chefs/Restaurants: Owen McGlynn - Asheville Proper, Santiago Vargas - Mikasa AVL, Graham House - Wild Child & The Chop Shop Butchery, Jessie Massie - Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, White Labs Kitchen & Tap, Brian Crow - Chestnut

Featured Beverage: Sierra Nevada Brewing, Jack's 47 Mobile Bar, Eda Rhyne Distillery, Noble Cider, Shanti Elixirs, George Dickel Whisky, New Belgium Brewing, Beam Suntory, Devil's Foot Beverage Company

Event Sponsor: Diamond Brand Gear

Venue Sponsor: WNC Farmers Market

Owen McGlynn

Executive Chef/Co-Owner, Asheville Proper

Santiago Vargas

Chef, Mikasa AVL

Graham House

Chef, The Chop Shop Butchery, Wild Child

Jessie Massie

Executive Chef, Taproom - Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

Charles Allen Creighton

Head Chef, White Labs Asheville

Brian Crow

Executive Chef, Chestnut

George Ivey

NC Development Director, Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation

Vivianette Ortiz

Co-founder, Latinos Aventureros en las Carolinas

Claudia Ramos

Co-founder, Latinos Aventureros en las Carolinas

Sierra Nevada

Jack's 47 Mobile Bar

Eda Rhyne Distilling Co.

Noble Cider

Shanti Elixirs

George Dickel Whisky

New Belgium Brewing

Beam Suntory

Devil's Foot Beverage Company