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Get Local: Harvest Appalachia with Nightbell!


Similar to the special dinners that Cúrate has created for ASAP in the past, ASAP is pleased to announce a partnership with Nightbell – Cúrate’s sister restaurant – for a fabulous meal and fundraiser to help support local food, strong farms, and healthy communities!

Get Local: Harvest Appalachia will take place at Nightbell on Wednesday, November 9, 6:30-9:30 pm and will include another special mulit-course prepared by Katie Button, Nightbell’s Executive Chef and Owner. The meal will highlight local food from the farmers that Nightbell sources from regularly.

Katie Button, Nightbell’s Executive Chef and Owner, says, “One of my favorite aspects of being a chef and restaurant owner in Asheville is working with local farmers and sustaining each other as small businesses. ASAP serves as the farmers’ advocate, and I am happy to support them and help strengthen the community.

Tickets are $125 per person (includes drink, tax, and gratuity). Proceeds of the event benefit ASAP. Charlie Jackson, ASAP’s Executive Director, will speak at the dinner.

Ticket sales for this event are no longer available.

Menu highlights are below. Nightbell will do their best to accommodate food allergies and restrictions, but please inquire about options prior to purchasing your ticket.

Nightbell is located at 32 S. Lexington Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801 and can be reached at (828) 575-0375 For more information, contact Scott Bunn, ASAP’s Development Director at 828-236-1282.

Get Local: Harvest Appalachia Menu Highlights

Welcoming Cocktail 
The Hornet: vodka, apple shrub, Earl Grey tea, prosecco

Earl Grey-cured trout from Sunbust Trout Farms with Creasman Farms’ apples, fennel, brown butter, goat cheese

Barkley’s Mills grit hush puppies with orange Wild Mountain Apiaries honey butter dipping sauce

Celery root soup with sorghum, fingerling potatoes

Squash salad with delicato squash, friseé, herbed ricotta, roast pumpkin seeds

Sarsaparilla braised short ribs with roasted parsnips and caramelized grapefruits

Pumpkin-butternut tart, espresso ice cream, house-made cajeta, sweet and spicy fried seeds

Closing Cocktail
Go Down Moses: carriage house apple brandy, walnut, orgeat, sychophant bitters

Nightbell is sourcing from the following Appalachian Grown farms for the dinner:

Apple Brandy Beef, North Wilkesboro NC
Barkley’s Mill, Weaverville, NC
Creasman Farms, Hendersonville, NC
Gaining Ground Farm, Leicester, NC
Green Toe Ground Farm, Yancey County, NC
Ivy Creek Family Farm, Barnardsville, NC
Rocking S Farm, Piney Creek, NC
Sunburst Trout Farms, Haywood County, NC
Wild Mountain Apiaries, Asheville, NC


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