Food Stories

Thursday, September 8, 2022, 6:00-9:00PM

Location: Smoky Park Supper Club - 350 Riverside Drive
$150 per person

 

Food Stories

Thursday, September 8, 2022, 6:00-9:00PM

Smoky Park Supper Club - 350 Riverside Drive

$150 per person

This is a Seated Dinner, with a cocktail hour followed by a five course meal with paired beverages, featuring 6 chefs and 5 craft beverage makers.

Menu sneak peek! These talented chefs are cooking up an exciting selection of dishes! Menu options being discussed are: mini buttermilk biscuits with pimento cheese and dill pickles;  smoked cheddar grits with braised collards, fried chicken, yard pepper hot sauce and savory sorghum; Momma's Honduran chicken--oven roasted chicken with Garifuna rice  and Guanaca salad, bourbon caramel corn bread pudding with candied pecans and more to come!

Food has the universal ability to tell our stories -- it connects us to powerful memories, traditions and ancestries. For this captivating event, five diverse community leaders will be paired with chefs to tell their own stories through food. Each lived experience will inspire a five-course, paired beverage tasting dinner. During each course, the Chefs & Storytellers will share with us their story and the process of transforming that story into a delicious and unique dish. 

Speakers: Ponkho Bermejo - BeLoved Asheville; Stu Helm - Food Fan; Roy Harris - Southside Community Leader; Allison Scott - Campaign for Southern Equality; Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle - Eastern Band Cherokee Indian author, teacher

Featured Chefs/Restaurants: Christian Albrecht - Braised & Confit, Michelle Bailey - Smoky Park Supper Club, Eric Morris - Cultura, Patricia Saenz - Pupuseria Paty, Gene Ettison - The Ettison Group

Featured Beverage: Cultivated Cocktails Distillery, New Belgium Brewing, Wicked Weed Brewing, Vidl Cellars, Marked Tree Vineyard, Top of the Monk, Oak& Grist Distilling, Shanti Elixirs, Embrew Tea, Devil's Foot Beverage Company, Mountain Valley Spring Water, Sarilla Sparkling Tea, Blue Ridge Mountain Water sponsored by Biltmore

Makers Market: Botanical Bones, Loom Imports, Matcha Nude, Provisions Mercantile, Organic Growers School, Sister of Mother Earth, Goddess Ghee, Embrew Tea, Red Fiddle Vittles

Event Sponsor: New Belgium Brewing

Venue Sponsor: Smoky Park Supper Club

This is a Seated Dinner, with a cocktail hour followed by a five course meal with paired beverages, featuring 6 chefs and 5 craft beverage makers.

Menu sneak peek! These talented chefs are cooking up an exciting selection of dishes! Menu options being discussed are: mini buttermilk biscuits with pimento cheese and dill pickles;  smoked cheddar grits with braised collards, fried chicken, yard pepper hot sauce and savory sorghum; Momma's Honduran chicken--oven roasted chicken with Garifuna rice  and Guanaca salad, bourbon caramel corn bread pudding with candied pecans and more to come!

Food has the universal ability to tell our stories -- it connects us to powerful memories, traditions and ancestries. For this captivating event, five diverse community leaders will be paired with chefs to tell their own stories through food. Each lived experience will inspire a five-course, paired beverage tasting dinner. During each course, the Chefs & Storytellers will share with us their story and the process of transforming that story into a delicious and unique dish. 

Speakers: Ponkho Bermejo - BeLoved Asheville; Stu Helm - Food Fan; Roy Harris - Southside Community Leader; Allison Scott - Campaign for Southern Equality; Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle - Eastern Band Cherokee Indian author, teacher

Featured Chefs/Restaurants: Christian Albrecht - Braised & Confit, Michelle Bailey - Smoky Park Supper Club, Eric Morris - Cultura, Patricia Saenz - Pupuseria Paty, Gene Ettison - The Ettison Group

Featured Beverage: Cultivated Cocktails Distillery, New Belgium Brewing, Wicked Weed Brewing, Vidl Cellars, Marked Tree Vineyard, Top of the Monk, Oak& Grist Distilling, Shanti Elixirs, Embrew Tea, Devil's Foot Beverage Company, Mountain Valley Spring Water, Sarilla Sparkling Tea, Blue Ridge Mountain Water sponsored by Biltmore

Makers Market: Botanical Bones, Loom Imports, Matcha Nude, Provisions Mercantile, Organic Growers School, Sister of Mother Earth, Goddess Ghee, Embrew Tea, Red Fiddle Vittles

Event Sponsor: New Belgium Brewing

Venue Sponsor: Smoky Park Supper Club

Michelle Bailey

Executive Chef/Co-Owner, Smoky Park Supper Club

Patricia Saenz

Chef/Owner, Pupuseria Paty

Christian Albrecht

Chef, Braised & Confit

Eric Morris

Executive Chef, Cultura by Wicked Weed Brewing

Gene Ettison

Chief Visionary Officer, Ettison Enterprises

Stu Helm

Food Blogger/Tour Guide, Stu Helm: Food Fan & Asheville Food Tours

Roy Harris

Community Activist

Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle

Author & Educator

Ponkho Bermejo

Co-Director, BeLoved Asheville

Allison Scott

Director of Impact & Innovation, Campaign for Southern Equality & Community Organizer

Jonathan Ammons

Editor-in-Chief, The Dirty Spoon

Kala Brooks

General Manager, Thirsty Monk & Curator, Top of the Monk

Wicked Weed Brewing

New Belgium Brewing

Top of the Monk

Oak & Grist Distilling Company

Devil's Foot Beverage Company

Mountain Valley Spring Water

Sarilla Sparkling Tea

Vidl Cellars

Marked Tree Vineyard

Cultivated Cocktails

Embrew Tea

Shanti Elixirs

Biltmore Company

Beverage Sponsor

Blue Ridge Mountain Water

Beverage Sponsor

Loom Imports

Loom Imports

Matcha Nude

Provisions Mercantile

Organic Growers School

Sister of Mother Earth

Goddess Ghee

Erica Beneke & Matt Farr

Chef/Owners, Red Fiddle Vittles

Botanical Bones