Get to Know the Best Asheville Cuisine at Taste of Asheville

You’ll never run out of things to do when you visit Asheville, North Carolina. It has become a popular spot for hiking, touring breweries, and trying out local cuisine. Indulging in being catered to for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and everything in between is one of the best parts of being on vacation.  When you stay at Orchard Inn, traveling to Asheville for a delicious meal or two is an absolute must. There are so many restaurants to try in Asheville that it is almost overwhelming! If you’re looking to try out more than one restaurant, then the Taste of Asheville is the event for you. Every year, dozens of restaurants come together and showcase their best dishes. Make sure to go with an empty stomach to try some of the best food in Asheville!

If you’re planning a trip to western North Carolina, take advantage of our free Vacation Guide. Vacation preparation can be hard, so we chose our favorite things to do in the area to save you from hours of research! Skip the tedious part of planning and use our free guide to find:

  • Festivals and attractions you won’t want to miss like the Taste of Asheville
  • Outdoor activities for all skill levels
  • Cultural events, museums, and entertainment
  • The best restaurants in the area

About the Taste of Asheville

This annual food-filled event is hosted every year by Asheville Independent Restaurants, or AIR, as a fundraiser. Their goal is to improve the Asheville restaurant scene and keep its high standards, plus give back to the community. AIR is made up of suppliers, chefs, farmers, culinary teachers and their students, restaurateurs, and sponsors all who are dedicated to their mission. The money raised at Taste of Asheville goes towards great causes such as Chefs of Tomorrow Scholarship that helps aspiring chefs go to a local culinary school.

Taste of Asheville 2017

The Taste of Asheville 2017 takes place November 16 at The Venue at 21 North Market Street in downtown Asheville. This year will feature more than 40 of Asheville’s best restaurants, plus wine and beer tasting from local breweries. During your time at the event, you’ll get small tastes of what the restaurants offer. There will be something for everyone. Indulge in everything from Southern comfort food to classic Indian cuisine and everything in between. There are even desserts! This event is the perfect place to pick the next Asheville restaurant you want to visit plus mingle with other food lovers.

Stay at Orchard Inn during the Taste of Asheville

The Orchard Inn is the perfect place to stay if you’re thinking of coming to western North Carolina for the Taste of Asheville. Have a relaxing mountain getaway at our bed and breakfast away from the hustle and bustle of the city, but still be close enough to easily access it. Choose from cozy rooms and private cabins to find your perfect escape. Nestled in the foothills of western North Carolina, the Orchard Inn is a historic structure surrounded by the splendor of Mother Nature. Our goal is to create the perfect atmosphere for an unforgettable stay. What are you waiting for? Book your stay today!