Asheville, NC’s new culinary spectacular, Chow Chow presented by Kimpton Hotel Arras, welcomes everyone to the table September 12-15, 2019. Named for a piquant vegetable slaw that has perked up generations of Appalachian dinner plates, this immersive festival celebrates the bounty of the ancient landscape that envelops the city. Here where food and creativity flow like the rushing streams and rivers of the surrounding Appalachian Mountains, local taste-makers prepare and share meals that nourish the soul as well as sustain the land.

The festival’s lineup includes grand tasting events, chef demonstrations, charitable collaborations, and a unique array of hands-on experiences in and around town. In Asheville, the table is always set—and Chow Chow invites all to feast on the abundance.

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2019 Schedule

Over 20 immersive signature events are featured throughout the weekend! Tours, dinners, parties, foraging and more await.


Insider's guide to Chow Chow

Check out Explore Asheville's guide to the festival.

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