Friday, November 8, 2013

Event Name:The Hen House features Sallie’s Greatest
Event Description:"From the field to the jar." That's how Sallie’s herbal fruit jams utilize unique flavor combinations to keep you jammin' all day long. These jams aren't just for breakfast. The Peach Pepper + Ginger add the perfect kick to seafood, chicken, and even to delicious pork tenderloin. But you might be looking for a simpler appetizer idea? Sallie’s jam & cheese combinations are the perfect party addition - especially for the holidays. Bake brie with some Blackberry Spice + Sage or just add some Blueberry + Lavender on top of a slice of bleu cheese and spread the holiday cheer with some Sallie's Greatest. We will be sampling these fabulous jams with pork tenderloin and cheeses. Come by and join us as part of Highlands Annual Sip & Stroll.
Venue:The Hen House 828.787.2473
Time:11am-5pm

Event Name:Sip & Stroke at The Bascom
Event Description:This two-hour afternoon workshop is perfect for non-artists and beginners. Learn to recreate a well-known painting and sip while you stroke! We supply the canvas, paint and brushes. All you need to bring is a curious mind, a friend and a bottle of wine. The Bascom signature wine will be available by the glass. Register today and bring home your very own work of art. Space is limited.
Venue:The Bascom 828.787.2865 or email Sara Hill at shill@thebascom.org
Time:3:30-5:30pm
Price:$36 Bascom Member/$40 Non-Member

Event Name:"Old Vines and Young Turks"
Event Description:Join Chef Nicholas Figel as he prepares a menu designed around traditional wine styles from visionary winemakers around the world.
Venue:Cyprus International Cuisine 828.526.4429
Time:Seating from 5:00pm-9:00pm
Price:Ala Carte

Event Name:Seasonal Craft Beer Pairing Dinner
Event Description:Ruka’s Table will host a beer tasting dinner Friday, November 8, 2013. Five courses will be artfully and seasonally paired by Chef Burdett to complement a flight of five beers from the brewery.
Venue:Ruka’s Table- 163 Wright Square, 828.526.3636
Time:6:30 pm
Price:$65 plus tax and gratuity

Event Name:Cakebread Cellars Celebration
Event Description:It doesn’t get any better than this… Marty’s cooking and Cakebread Cellars are sure to please your palate. Join us as we present five courses of extraordinary cuisine with the wonderful wines of Cakebread Cellars. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to stock your cellars as we will be offering exclusive pricing on the wines we are featuring at this dinner.
Venue:Lakeside Restaurant 828.526.9419
Time:6:30pm
Price:$150 plus tax and gratuity

Event Name:Robert Biale Vineyards Wine Dinner
Event Description:Chef Andrew Figel is excited to host Vineyard Owner, Dave Pramuk and his daughter Maggie for a fabulous evening featuring the red wines of Robert Biale. Join them as they pair five courses of exquisite cuisine with these remarkable wines.
Venue:…on the Verandah 828.526.2338
Time:6:30pm
Price:$140 plus tax and gratuity

Event Name:Lambert Bridge, Flavor Spectrum with Andy Wilcox
Event Description:Lambert Bridge wine and food tasting brought to the "nth" degree...
Venue:Wolfgang’s Restaurant & Wine Bistro 828.526.3807
Time:7:00pm
Price:$95 plus tax and gratuity

Event Name:Third Annual Farm Harvest Dinner and Barn Dance
Event Description:Get ready for a full-on evening of authentic mountain culture. Your senses will come alive with sights, sounds, smells and flavors of farm-fresh creations being prepared live. Meet the farmers and feast on their bounty from Sunburst Trout Farm, Barker’s Creek Mill and Painted Hills Natural Beef. End the evening with the foot-stomping music of Back Porch Orchestra. www.oldedwardsinn.com/farmharvest
Venue:The Farm Pavilion at Old Edwards 828.787.2625
Time:6:30 p.m.
Price:$125 plus tax and gratuity

Event Name:Culinary Adventure Through Europe
Event Description:The Inn at Half Mile Farm and Rosewood Market invite you to join us on a European dining adventure right here in Highlands, North Carolina. Join us and let your taste buds travel to Spain, Italy, and Portugal and other delicious European countries. Our talented chefs will be preparing a tantalizing multi-course dinner -- each course celebrating a different country in Europe. Each course will be paired with an exquisite wine or finely crafted European cocktail. We invite you to join us on this delectable European adventure. For more information, please visit our website at www.halfmilefarm.com or call 1-800-946-6822.
Venue:The Inn at Half Mile Farm 1.800.946.6822
Time:Wine & Hors d'oeuvres at 6:30, Dinner at 7:00
Price:$79.00 per person, plus tax and gratuity

Event Name:The Ugly Dog Pub Late Night Hang Out
Event Description:Join your friends at The Ugly Dog Pub for live music, seasonal cocktails & local beers.
Venue:The Ugly Dog Pub 828.526.8364


 

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Event Name:The Hen House features Sallie’s Greatest
Event Description:"From the field to the jar." That's how Sallie’s herbal fruit jams utilize unique flavor combinations to keep you jammin' all day long. These jams aren't just for breakfast. The Peach Pepper + Ginger add the perfect kick to seafood, chicken, and even to delicious pork tenderloin. But you might be looking for a simpler appetizer idea? Sallie’s jam & cheese combinations are the perfect party addition - especially for the holidays. Bake brie with some Blackberry Spice + Sage or just add some Blueberry + Lavender on top of a slice of bleu cheese and spread the holiday cheer with some Sallie's Greatest. We will be sampling these fabulous jams with pork tenderloin and cheeses. Come by and join us as part of Highlands Annual Sip & Stroll.
Venue:The Hen House 828.787.2473
Time:11am-5pm

Event Name:“ The Staff of Life in The Grandmothers Hands”
Event Description:A cooking class demonstrating beautiful international pies, breads, and pastries in the peasant traditions. We will make empanadas, different breads from Italy, croissants and southern pies.
Venue:Cyprus International Cuisine 828-526-4429
Time:12:00pm
Price:$99 per person which includes lunch and wine, soft drinks and all organic ingredients from our Marker Mountain Farm

Event Name:Sip & Stroke at The Bascom
Event Description:This two-hour afternoon workshop is perfect for non-artists and beginners. Learn to recreate a well-known painting and sip while you stroke! We supply the canvas, paint and brushes. All you need to bring is a curious mind, a friend and a bottle of wine. The Bascom signature wine will be available by the glass. Register today and bring home your very own work of art. Space is limited.
Venue:The Bascom 828.787.2865 or email Sara Hill at shill@thebascom.org
Time:3:30-5:30pm
Price:$36 Bascom Member/$40 Non-Member

Event Name:James Beard Award Winner Louis Osteen at Mountain Fresh Grocery
Event Description:For the third consecutive year, Mountain Fresh Grocery is excited to announce its good friend and mentor Louis Osteen, James Beard Award winner, will be in the kitchen on Saturday and Sunday of Culinary Weekend.  Don Reynolds says 'Louis has been a good friend and a great help in defining the flavor at Mountain Fresh Grocery".  We look forward to having him with us for Breakfast and Lunch.  Cooking with Louis can't be anything but fun!  Louis has been the key note speaker at the Culinary Institute of America, been named a Great American Chef by Gourmet Magazine and won the James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Southeast, but most of all, he loves to cook!
Venue:Mountain Fresh Grocery 828.526.2400
Time:Brunch/Lunch
Price:$10.95 per person

Event Name:"Midnight in Taipei”
Event Description:Cyprus International Cuisine presents classic eats from Taiwan's famed night markets.
Venue:Cyprus International Cuisine 828.526.4429
Time:Seating from 5:00pm-9:00pm
Price:Ala Carte

Event Name:Spanish Wine Pairing Dinner
Event Description:Ruka’s Table will host a Spanish wine tasting dinner on Saturday, November 9, 2013. Seven courses will be artfully and seasonally paired by Chef Burdett and Chef Canipelli from Cucina 24 in Asheville, N.C. to complement a flight of seven Spanish wines.
Venue:Ruka’s Table – 163 Wright Square, 828.526.3636
Time:6:30 pm
Price:$100 plus tax and gratuity

Event Name:JUSTIN The Mood for a Fabulous Affair
Event Description:Lakeside Restaurant is JustIn the mood for Paso Robles Winery, Justin Vineyards! Join Chef, Marty Rosenfield as he creates a five course dinner paired with Justin’s world class Bordeaux style blends. Be sure and take advantage of our exclusive retail pricing on the wines of Justin Vineyards. A delicious evening celebrating the joys of food and wine.
Venue:Lakeside Restaurant 828.526.9419
Time:6:30pm
Price:$140 plus tax and gratuity

Event Name:…on the Verandah & Davis Family Vineyards
Event Description:California winery, Davis Family Vineyards is well known for their handcrafted wines. Join special guest Owner and Winemaker Guy Davis and Chef Andrew Figel as they embrace five varietals of Davis Family wines paired with wonderful cuisine.
Venue:…on the Verandah 828.526.2338
Time:6:30pm
Price:$140 plus tax and gratuity

Event Name:Silver Oak Cellars & Twomey Wine Dinner  “Life is a Cabernet!”
Event Description:We will be featuring Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars. Join us for a night of culinary memories and divine libations. It will be night to remember!
Venue:Wolfgang’s Restaurant & Wine Bistro 828.526.3807
Time:7:00pm Champagne & Appetizers, 7:30pm Dinner
Price:$160 plus tax and gratuity

Event Name:“Just a Thimbleful”, a Bourbon Dinner
Event Description:An evening dedicated to the American Spirit.  Featuring a collection of exceptional and hard to find bourbons (and ryes) pared with creations by Chef Adam Bresnahan.
Venue:The Dog House (with a continuation at The Ugly Dog Pub) 828.526.8364 or email bark@theuglydogpub.com
Time:7:30pm
Price:$60 plus tax and gratuity

Event Name:The Ugly Dog Pub Late Night Hang Out
Event Description:Join your friends at The Ugly Dog Pub for live music, seasonal cocktails & local beers.
Venue:The Ugly Dog Pub 828.526.8364

 

 

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Event Name:The Academy of Bartending-Bar Basics hosted by Holeman and Finch Public House of Atlanta at The Ugly Dog Pub
Event Description:Learn the ins and outs of tending a bar from the experienced and revered bartenders at Holeman and Finch Public House of Atlanta, Ga. Learn more about classic cocktail recipes, essential tools and our favorite spirits, and leave with a workbook full of your own notes.
Venue:The Ugly Dog Pub 828.526.8364 or email bark@theuglydogpub.com
Time:11:30-2:30pm
Price:$100 per person

Event Name:James Beard Award Winner Louis Osteen at Mountain Fresh Grocery
Event Description:For the third consecutive year, Mountain Fresh Grocery is excited to announce its good friend and mentor Louis Osteen, James Beard Award winner, will be in the kitchen on Saturday and Sunday of Culinary Weekend.  Don Reynolds says 'Louis has been a good friend and a great help in defining the flavor at Mountain Fresh Grocery".  We look forward to having him with us for Breakfast and Lunch.  Cooking with Louis can't be anything but fun!  Louis has been the key note speaker at the Culinary Institute of America, been named a Great American Chef by Gourmet Magazine and won the James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Southeast, but most of all, he loves to cook!
Venue:Mountain Fresh Grocery 828.526.2400
Time:Brunch/Lunch
Price:$10.95 per person