Organizations that support local independent Restaurants and Businesses assisting the Foodtopian scene in Western North Carolina thrive.
Asheville Independent Restaurant Association
Black Mountain Arts and Restaurants
Boone Independent Restaurants
And other Organizations that promote, educate and sustain our Foodies.
American Culinary Federation North Carolina Chapter
Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP)
James Beard Foundation
National Restaurant Association
Area Colleges and Universities offering Food and Beverage Programs.
The Art Institute of Charlotte
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
Southwestern Community College
Wilkes Community College
Johnson and Wales University - Charlotte