Autumn in Asheville

Autumn in Asheville

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

October 1, 2015

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.  Come enjoy a variety of interactive food stations located on the grounds of the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Departments’ facility.


Music by Buncombe Turnpike   ◊◊◊◊   Special Live Auction


Tickets are limited.  For ticket information, please contact or 828-398-7567.

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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: Weekend stay in a downtown hotel for two, dinners and unique tours of downtown Asheville.
  • Enjoy Napa California: A trip for two to the Napa Valley with a tour of the Kendall Jackson Winery and the Merriman Vineyards and more.  Airfare and accommodations included.
  • Culinary Dinning Experience: Enjoy a private dinner for 6 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 2014 sponsors:

Island Sponsors

Aloft Asheville Downtown Arby's
Blue Ridge Energy Systems
Dr. and Mrs. H. Denniston Crews Dixon Hughes Goodman 
 First Citizens Lowe's
Omni Grove Park Inn


Pisgah Investments

Ann Skoglund, Broker, Beverly-Hanks & Assoc.



Friends of A-B Tech

The Executive Leadership Team of

A-B Tech

Dennis King, Terry Brasier, Rhonda Devan, Kerri Glover, Melissa Quinley, Kaye Waugh, Dave White, Shelley White, Brian Willis
Karl and MG Bitter
Blossman Gass Chestnut  Corner Kitchen
Don and Alexandra Clayton Clean Environments
DWW Properties LLC Jack and Carolyn Ferguson
 Gum Hillier McCroskey Hampton Inn & Homewood Suites
Lewis Real Estate Mountain Kidney
 Northrup McConnell Pierce Group
Lary and Jan Schulhof TD Bank
 Town and Country Realty White Oak Financial
Young Office  

In-Kind Donations

Asheville Radio Group   Asheville Radio Group  Asheville Radio Group

Asheville Radio Group  Asheville Radio Group

Biltmore Wine Company
Blue Kudzu Sake Budweiser of Asheville
 Capital At Play


Laurel of Asheville


 Urban Orchard Cider


Auction Donations 

R.J. Corman, 

 Dean, Business & Hospitality Education at A-B Tech

King James Public House

Budweiser of Asheville 

Zebra Restaurant

Westin Hotels


Ann Skoglund,

A-B Tech Foundation Board of Directors


 BB&T Charleston Wine + Food

 The Fat Hen

Hominy Grill