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THIS JUST IN: From The AIR Newsletter
Button named James Beard Award nominee!
We would like to congratulate Chef Katie Button, of Curate and Nightbell, who will represent Asheville as a James Beard Award nominee. Button is among just five other nominees up for Best Chef Southeast. Winners will be announced on >May 7. We’ll all be rooting for you!
Rustic Grape Opens in Downtown Asheville
Located in downtown Asheville, just one block off of bustling Biltmore Avenue, Rustic Grape, Asheville’s newest wine bar, opens bringing a laid-back and charming atmosphere onto a lively corner patio that is abuzz with locals and visitors alike. Rustic Grape offers an array of small production wines paired with cheeses, charcuterie and other local provisions. Open everyday, except Wednesdays, on the corner of Aston St and S. Lexington.
This is Fab – Women in Hospitality Workshop
Are you a woman working in the Food & Beverage Industry? You’re invited to get empowered, educated and invigorated at Fab, a two-day educational and inspirational workshop created by women, for women in the hospitality industry. Fab, held June 10 -12 at the Beatty Center in Charleston, is about connecting, sharing and learning about the business of food and beverage. For more information visit their website. Tickets are $500 – $700 per person and can be purchased HERE.
THIS JUST IN: From The Center for Craft Creativity and Design!
Above: East Fork Pottery. Photo: Tim Robison. Styling: Shelter Design Studio.