As the head of A-B Tech’s award-winning culinary program, Cathy Horton sees how knowledge is passed down from teachers to students.

These popular brunch spots in and around Asheville offer a mix of sweet and savory dishes for that perfect midday meal.

This sandwich can be put in a backpack for hikes and picnics—all while proving that meals on-the-go can be tasty and sophisticated. 

The region’s bustling business for wellness retreats gives local chefs another arena to shine and showcase local ingredients.