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Autumn in Asheville

The next annual "Autumn in Asheville" will be held on October 18, 2018 at the Brumit Center for Culinary Arts & Hospitality.   The event will highlight the amazing skills of our award-winning A-B Tech Culinary Arts and Hospitality students and faculty through a variety of interactive food stations located throughout the Culinary Arts and Hospitality’s facility.

Proceeds support the success of the College’s students through the work of the Foundation and the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Department.  For more information on how to become involved in the upcoming gala, contact the Office of College Advancement, at 828-398-7177

culinary student serving guest at food stationstudent chefs posing behind autumn floral arrangement guests enjoying Autumn in Asheville event

Click here for photos from the 2015 Autumn in Asheville on our facebook page.

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




Golf Tournament

Thank you to all players and sponsors for another successful tournament! A-B Tech and our students truly appreciate your support.


The 15th annual K. Ray Bailey / A-B Tech Foundation Invitational Golf Classic was held on Friday July 13, 2018.  The proceeds from this tournament benefit student support programs of the A-B Tech Foundation, including the K. Ray Bailey/A-B Tech Foundation Golf Classic Scholarship program.  Through this fund, we are able to distribute over 30 tournament scholarships annually, providing vital educational and professional opportunities that may have otherwise been out of reach for our students.


This year's winners were:

Flight A: 1st Place – Vannoy Construction; 2nd Place – PSNC / HomeTrust Bank

Flight B: 1st Place – GE Aviation; 2nd Place – Appalachian Tool & Machine

Flight C: 1st Place – TD Bank; 2nd Place – Jacob Holm

Flight D: 1st Place – Aloft Asheville Downtown; 2nd Place – Goforth Builders


We greatly appreciate the work of our Golf Planning Committee:  Chris Young, Chair; K. Ray Bailey; Amanda Bryan; Amanda Edwards; John Ellis; Charles Frederick; Lynne Gabai; Susan Haldane; Pat Jackson; Bob Maxwell; Anita Metcalf; Randy Rose; Lary Schulhof; Chris Young



Thank you to our sponsors and teams

Annual Sponsors  
Vannoy Construction Logo PlumDog Financial logo 
Mission Health Systems Logo Mechanical Systems and Services Logo
Young Office Logo TD Bank Logo
PBI Commerical Interiors Logo Novus Architects Logo
Southeastern Container logo Deerfield Logo
GE Aviation logo  
Golf Cart Sponsor  
Ingles Markets logo  
Putting Contest Sponsor Hole - in - One Sponsor
Publix Super Markets Charities Logo Insurance Services of Asheville
Golf Sponsors  
Allegra - MMS Logo Aloft Asheville Downtown Logo
Appalachian Tool and Machine logo Arbys Logo
BBT Wealth Logo Biltmore Oil logo
Campbell Shatley, PLLC Logo Canteen Vending Logo
CarePartners Logo Clean Environments logo
DH Griffin Companies Logo First Citizens Bank logo
Goforth Builders logo  
Hampton Inn Homewood Suites Logo Holston Gases Logo
HomeTrust Bank Logo Jacob Holm logo
Kearfott Logo Linamar Logo
McMillan Pazdan Smith logo MB Haynes logo
Mills Manufacturing logo PSNC Energy logo
Silver-Line Plastics logo  

Additional Teams - Fairway Divas, Maxwell/Elingburg Team, McGuire, Wood & Bissette/WCI; Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Hickory NC, Inc.


Hole Sponsors - A. American Electric Inc.; Anderson Nissan; Apple Tree Honda; Blue Ridge Orthodontics; Bullman Heating & Air; Carolina Alliance Bank; Carolina Mountain Sales; Carolina Security Technologies; Carpet One Floor & Home; Chammies Car Wash; Chick-fil-A; Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering (2); Colton Groome & Company; Duke Energy (4); Eaton Corporation; Emory Electric; Fred Anderson Toyota; Friday Services, Inc.; Harry’s Buick GMC Cadillac; HomeTrust Bank; Inform Systems Data Documents; Kitty and Rich Mellone; Merrill Lynch-Keller Ferrell; MidSouth Forms; Moss Sign; Nevada Bob’s Golf of Asheville; Paramount Automotive; PNC Bank; PSNC Energy; Renaissance Asheville; Rhinehart Fire Services; Shoffnerkalthoff MES, Inc.; Smoky Mountain Heating & Air; Teague Dentistry (4)


In-Kind Sponsors

Arby’s; Anita & Roger Metcalf; Apollo Flame; Asheville Municipal Golf Course; Asheville Outlets; The Asheville Tourists; Chammie’s Car Wash; Cherokee Valley Golf Course; Chick-fil-A; Country Club of Asheville; Dan Coker; 828 Family Pizzeria; Etowah Valley Golf Club & Lodge; Gerald’s Fireplace Restaurant; Hounds Ear Club; Inform Systems Data Documents; Jason’s Deli; Lakeview Putt and Play; M.B. Haynes Group; McGuire, Wood & Bissette, P.A.; Mimosa Hills; Mount Mitchell Golf Club; Mountain Air Country Club; Mountain Valley Water; Musgrove Mill Golf Club; Omni Grove Park Inn Golf Course; 131 Main; Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company; Pomodoro’s; Rumbling Bald; Lary Schulhof; The Surf Golf and Beach Club; Target – Asheville; TD Bank

For more information on how to be a part of this fun, and important, day on the golf course, contact the Office of College Advancement, at 828-398-7177 or

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