Events / Taste America

Taste America: Asheville

Wed, August 21, 2024

5:30 PM
Chai Pani
Price: General - $155 Tickets on sale now!

Chai Pani
32 Banks Avenue 
Asheville, NC 28801 
5:30 P.M. ET - Capital One Access Pass Arrivals 
6:00 P.M. ET - General 

A national tasting event celebrating your local restaurant community. 

Taste America, presented by Capital One, is a nationwide initiative to bring together chefs, special guests, and diners from across the country to celebrate the local independent restaurants at the heart of our communities. 

The dinner at Chai Pani will be an intimate gathering with a multi-course menu created by chef Silver Iocovizzi of Neng Jr.’s in Asheville and chef Meherwan Irani of Chai Pani in Asheville. The menu will reflect their signature styles and highlight the uniqueness of their restaurants and communities. The dinner will also include beverage pairings for each course. 



TasteTwenty Chef 
Silver Iocovozzi 
Neng Jr.’s 
Asheville, NC 


James Beard Award Winner
Meherwan Irani  
Chai Pani  
Asheville, NC 


Menu coming soon!

Menu is subject to change.  

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James Beard Foundation events permit guests age 21 and older. 
Reservation Policy: All reservations are nonrefundable and must be made in advance. Should the event be cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstances, the James Beard Foundation will offer options including ticket exchanges, use of tickets for future events, and option to donate tickets. For more information, contact

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