Autumn in Asheville - Premiere Night - Celebrating films connected to North Carolina

Autumn in Asheville

2018 Autumn in Asheville!

October 18, 2018

5:30p.m. - 8:30p.m.

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For more tickets and information, contact the Office of College Advancement at 828-398-7177 or

Brumit Center for Culinary Arts and Hospitality


Join us for an exciting evening celebrating films connected to Western North Carolina with a menu created by the A-B Tech Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts, and the Hospitality Management Departments. This annual event is a fundraiser to support the students of A-B Tech through our scholarship programs, as well as the work of the Culinary, Baking and Pastry Arts, and Hospitality departments.


Live Music   ◊◊◊◊   Special Live Auction

For more information, please contact or 828-398-7177.

2018 Live Auction Packages include:


  • Chef’s Table for 8 at the Omni Grove Park InnEnjoy an exclusive Chef's Table four-course dinner with wine pairings for 8 people in one of the Omni Grove Park Inn’s wonderful restaurants. Sponsored by the Omni Grove Park Inn

  • Build-A-Bar: Enjoy a curated collection of cocktail components – liquors, fixin’s, and gadgetry. Also includes a case of carefully selected wines from the wine cellar of Tom Ruff, President of the Attraction Division of Biltmore. Sponsored by the Foundation's Board of Directors and Tom Ruff

  • Dinner for 8 at Hot Food Team Practice Session (Spring semester): Get a first-hand look at how A-B Tech’s Culinary students prepare for and execute their Hot Food Team competition. Enjoy a multi-course meal prepared and presented by Hot Food Team members at this one of a kind event! Sponsored by The A-B Tech Culinary Arts and Hospitality Programs and the A-B Tech Foundation
  • BBQ and Brews: Bring the party home with you! Enjoy a catered BBQ dinner for 25 and craft beer from local breweries.
  • Lake Lure Lake House - 3 or 4-night stayEnjoy a long weekend away on Lake Lure in a 6 bedroom, bathroom lakefront property with beautiful mountain and lake views with over 300 feet of lakefront property and a  private dock wrapping around the entire point. Relax and unwind! Sponsored by Mike Meguiar

We will end the evening with a very special "Fund the Need" to raise funds for our student emergency fund.


If you are interested in partnering with us as a sponsor, contact the Office of College Advancement at 828-398-71777 or for more information.


Click here to view photos from past Autumn in Ashevilles on the College's Facebook page.


We would like to thank our 2018 sponsors:

Music Sponsor

BB&T Wealth



Photography Sponsors



Supporting Cast Sponsors

Ann Skoglund, Beverly-Hanks & Associates

Pisgah Investments


Crew Sponsors


Budd Group Logo






Friends of A-B Tech



Shelia Elingburg



Beverage Sponsors

Biltmore Wines



Live Auction Sponsors

A-B Tech's Office of College Advancement

A-B Tech Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management

Mike Meguiar

Little Pigs BBQ