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AIR Offers December Holiday Passport: Give the Gift of Local Dining

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

ASHEVILLE NC – Asheville Independent Restaurants (AIR) is offering a special promotion during the month of December for its popular dining Passport, which is a coupon booklet representing over $1000 in dining savings. Normally $50, the promotion is extended to include bulk purchases with a minimum of 10 at $45 per book, and with more than 20, the price is dropped to $40 per book. “For individuals and companies looking to offer a unique local gift over the holidays, this is something that can be used for a full year, as well as the added value of helping support our local restaurants,” says Anthony Cerrato, AIR Board President.

Participating restaurants include: Avenue M, 
Blue Ridge Dining Room
, Blue Water Seafood
, Boca, 
Chai Pani, 
Chef Mo
, Chelseas Tea Room, 
City Bakery, 
Corner Kitchen, 
Creperie Bouchon, 
Curate Tapas Bar, 
Dining Innovations, 
Fiore’s Ristorante Toscana, 
Frankie Bones
, The French Broad Chocolate Lounge
, The Green Sage, 
, Horizons Dining Room, 
Jack of Hearts, 
Jack of the Wood, 
Laughing Seed
, Lexington Avenue Brewery, 
The Lobster Trap, 
Luella’s Bar-B-Que, 
The Market Place, 
Mela Indian Restaurant
, Neo Cantina
, Olive or Twist
, Pack’s Tavern
, Pomodoros
, Sunset Terrace
, Tupelo Honey, 
Ultimate Ice Cream, 
 and Vinnies Neighborhood Italian.


To order in bulk please email [email protected]. For additional information on AIR and coupon book restrictions, please visit www.airasheville.org.


New Dining Concept Coming to the Grove Park Inn

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

ASHEVILLE, NC – The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa is taking the farm to table concept to a new level beginning in September with a new series of dinners that will showcase local famers and artists. The inaugural Local Showcase Dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday September 30 at Blue Ridge Dining Room. Chefs at the renowned, historic Inn will collaborate with neighboring farmers to create a dining experience highlighted by local food, wines and art. The first dinner will feature fresh ingredients from Hickory Nut Gap and Jolley Farms, and art by local painter John McKah. Diners will be able to interact with the farmers and the artists, while enjoying a delicious four course dinner made with freshly picked ingredients. The Blue Ridge Dining Room Local Showcase dinners will be held on the last Thursday of each month.

For reservations and more information, please contact The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa at 800.438.0050 or 828.252.2711; visit www.groveparkinn.com, or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ewgrove and Facebook at www.facebook.com/groveparkinn.