Autumn in Asheville 2015 - Farmers Market - Grow, Gather, Give

Autumn in Asheville

Come join us for a unique look at an Autumn Farmers Market!

September 29, 2016

6:00p.m. - 8:30p.m.

Brumit Center for Culinary Arts and Hospitality


"Autumn in Asheville" will highlight the amazing skills of our award-winning A-B Tech Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts and Hospitality Management Departments, along with the Craft Beverage Institute of the Southeast.  Come enjoy a variety of interactive food stations located on the grounds of the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Departments’ facility.


Live Music   ◊◊◊◊   Special Live Auction

For more information, please contact or 828-398-7567.

Proceeds from this event support the success of the College’s students through the Office of College Advancement’s scholarship programs, as well as the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Departments.


 The 2015 Live Auction Packages included (subject to change):


  • Explore Charleston: Three night stay in Charleston for four, to include accommodations in Wild Dunes, tickets to the Charleston Food and Wine Festival and dinner on the town.

  • Be a Tourist in Your Own Town: Two night stay in a downtown loft for two, dinners and unique tours of downtown Asheville.

  • Trip to the California Wine Country: A trip for two to explore the California wine country with a tour of the Kendall Jackson Winery, the Merriman Vineyards, Ketcham Estate winery and more.  Accommodations at Ketcham Estate.  Airfare generously donated by the Asheville Regional Airport Authority.

  • Culinary Dinning Experience: Enjoy a private dinner for 16 in the dining room of Fernihurst created by the award winning A-B Tech Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management students. This will be in conjunction with a Thursday evening "Production Dinner" prepared by the students.

If you are interested in partnering with us as a sponsor, contact Susan Haldane at 828-398-7567 or for more information.


Click here to view photos from the 2014 Autumn in Asheville on our Facebook page.


We would like to thank our 2015 sponsors:

Island Sponsors


Omni Grove Park Inn Biltmore Farms Commercial logo  Biltmore Farms Communities logo    Biltmore Farms Hotels logo
Aloft Hotels Logo Arby's
Asheville Regional Airport Logo
Dr. and Mrs. H. Denniston Crews Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP (DHG) logo
First Citizens Mission Health logo
Pisgah Investments Renaissance Asheville Hotel logo
 Ann Skoglund, Broker, Beverly-Hanks & Assoc.  

Friends of A-B Tech


Ambiance Interiors Logo Blue Ridge Energy Systems logo
Sandra and Jones Byrd  Chestnut
The Chop Shop Butchery logo clean environments logo
Kryzanek Properties, LLC Mountain Kidney & Hypertension Associates logo
Northrup McConnell & Sizemore logo Pierce Group
Rent All Asheville Logo TD Bank
White Oak Financial  

In-Kind Donations

     Biltmore Wine Company


Budweiser of Asheville



2015 Auction Donations 


ABTech Foundation logo

Charleston Wine and Food logo


Sweet Rhi logo

Ann Skoglund,

A-B Tech Foundation Board of Directors

Asheville Regional Airport logo

Ketcham Estate shield Ketcham Estates

Kendall Jackson logo Merriam Vineyards logo
River link logo Yonder logo
Gan Shan Station logo Asheville by Foot logo