Events / Dinner

Soul of the Blue Ridge

Thu, April 23, 2020

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Click here for tickets.
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Ken Naron

Canyon Kitchen at Lonesome Valley, Cashiers, NC

Lonesome Valley is a residential mountain farm community steeped in nature and simple living, and the home of the seasonal Canyon Kitchen restaurant, helmed by veteran chef Ken Naron. If you’re pining for a slice of Blue Ridge living without the hike down south, don’t miss chef Naron’s creative Southern cuisine, a selection of beautiful wines, and a hearty helping of Carolina hospitality.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Dirty Rice Arancini with Gumbo Sauce

Whipped Pimento Cheese with Harissa, Farm & Sparrow Red Cob Grit Tuiles, and Pickled Carringer Farms Okra

Raw North Carolina Clams with Green Strawberry Mignonette and Carolina Kitchen Crackers

Davis Family Vineyards Canyon Cuvée Sparkling Rosé NV


Cured Sunburst Trout with Sunburst Trout Farms Roe, Ramps, Carringer Farms Potatoes, Crispy Trout Skin, and Buttermilk

Roland Lavantureux Chablis Premier Cru Vau de Vey 2017

Rabbit Cuisson with Braised Joyce Farms Rabbit, Last Summer's Pickled Lady Peas, Wilted Nettles, Farro Verde, Beets, and Shaved Asparagus

Davis Family Vineyards Cuvée Luke 2018

Aged Brasstown Beef Coulotte with Morels, Young Pine Needles, Black Sunchoke Purée, Carringer Farms Dent Corn–Mushroom Sauce and Nasturtium Flowers

Villa di Geggiano Bandinello 2016

Cheese Course > Shaved Lindale with Bea’s Green Tomato Chowchow, Benne Seed Cracker, and Boiled Peanut Butter

Catherine & Pierre Breton La Dilettante Bourgueil 2017

Pain Perdu with Persimmon, Carringer Farms Honey–Milk Granité, Canyon Kitchen Brandied Cherries, and Seared Tennessee Foie Gras

Domaine de l'Alliance Sauternes 2017

This selection of fine wines is generously provided by Davis Family Vineyards and Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant.