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.

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: New Belgium Brewing, Wicked Weed Brewing, Vidl Winery, Stone Ashe Vineyard, Top of the Monk, Oak& Grist Distilling, Devil's Foot Beverage Company, Mountain Valley Spring Water

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.

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: New Belgium Brewing, Wicked Weed Brewing, Vidl Winery, Stone Ashe Vineyard, Top of the Monk, Oak& Grist Distilling, Devil's Foot Beverage Company, Mountain Valley Spring Water

Event Sponsor: New Belgium Brewing

Venue Sponsor: Smoky Park Supper Club

Patricia Saenz

Chef/Owner, Pupuseria Paty

Christian Albrecht

Chef, Braised & Confit

Eric Morris

Executive Chef, Cultura by Wicked Weed Brewing

Michelle Bailey

Executive Chef & Co-owner, Smoky Park Supper Club

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

Wicked Weed Brewing

New Belgium Brewing

Stone Ashe Vineyard

Top of the Monk

Oak & Grist Distilling Company

Devil's Foot Beverage Company

Mountain Valley Spring Water