The Mystery of Malinda Russell

Saturday, September 10, 2022, 6:00-9:00PM

Location: Smoky Park Supper Club - 350 Riverside Dr, Asheville, NC
$150 per person

 

The Mystery of Malinda Russell

Saturday, September 10, 2022, 6:00-9:00PM

Smoky Park Supper Club - 350 Riverside Dr, Asheville, NC

$150 per person

Event Style: Seated Dinner

Explore with us the legacy of Malinda Russell, the first known Black woman cookbook author in the country and a native of east Tennessee. She self-published A Domestic Cookbook: Containing a Careful Selection of Useful Receipts in 1866, soon after the Civil War. Join internationally renowned and award winning culinary leaders  — Ronni Lundy, Toni Tipton-Martin, Dr. Leni Sorensen, Ashleigh Shanti and Dr. Cynthia Greenlee — as they discuss the quest to flesh out the life story of this culinary pioneer about whom little is known. Guests will enjoy a curated dinner inspired by the historic recipes.

Featured Beverage: Wicked Weed Brewing, Vidl Winery, Little Jumbo, Pernod Ricard, Ebony Wine & Spirits, Noble Cider, Devil's Foot Beverage Company, Mountain Valley Spring Water

Event Sponsor: Explore Asheville

Venue Sponsor: Smoky Park Supper Club

Event Style: Seated Dinner

Explore with us the legacy of Malinda Russell, the first known Black woman cookbook author in the country and a native of east Tennessee. She self-published A Domestic Cookbook: Containing a Careful Selection of Useful Receipts in 1866, soon after the Civil War. Join internationally renowned and award winning culinary leaders  — Ronni Lundy, Toni Tipton-Martin, Dr. Leni Sorensen, Ashleigh Shanti and Dr. Cynthia Greenlee — as they discuss the quest to flesh out the life story of this culinary pioneer about whom little is known. Guests will enjoy a curated dinner inspired by the historic recipes.

Featured Beverage: Wicked Weed Brewing, Vidl Winery, Little Jumbo, Pernod Ricard, Ebony Wine & Spirits, Noble Cider, Devil's Foot Beverage Company, Mountain Valley Spring Water

Event Sponsor: Explore Asheville

Venue Sponsor: Smoky Park Supper Club

Toni Tipton-Martin

Editor, Author, Cook's Country

Ashleigh Shanti

Chef/Owner, Good Hot Fish

Dr. Leni A. Sorensen

Food historian & lecturer, Indigo House

Ronni Lundy

Writer, Rocker, Cornbread Fundamentalist

Cynthia Greenlee

Historian & Journalist

Wicked Weed Brewing

Vidl Winery

Little Jumbo

Pernod Ricard

Noble Cider

Devil's Foot Beverage Company

Mountain Valley Spring Water

Ebony Wine & Spirits