Join us for Mélange of the Mountains
MARCH 26 – MARCH 29, 2015
Mélange of the Mountains is Haywood’s premier culinary event launching the spring tourism season. It is a uniquely local epicurean partnership of innovative chefs, sustainable producers, crafty microbrewers and local farms.
Visitors, from near and far, will discover that Haywood County is a vibrant and diverse destination for foodies of all ages – well worth a gold star on the regional gastronomy map!
Experience the tasty delights of the
11th Annual Culinary Gala
March 26: 5:30-7:30p at Laurel Ridge Country Club
Experience some of Western North Carolina’s most regarded restaurants, microbreweries, artisan producers and culinary talent as participants compete in categories ranging from salad to seafood to dessert. After the competition, participants will offer expertly plated samples of specialty items inspired by their own menus and culinary point of view.
Wet your appetite with this video from our friends at Visit NC Smokies highlighting the flavors of previous Mélange events: CLICK HERE
Mélange of the Mountains Culinary Weekend
March 27-29, 2015
To further promote Haywood County as a culinary destination, the Gala event will extend to a Culinary Weekend filled with a wealth of specialty dinners, culinary demos, and tastings hosted by participating restaurants and other local businesses.
Some events are free and open to the public while others are ticketed requiring reservations.
For a full list of participating partners & events,
Each and every event is designed to provide attendees the opportunity to further become further acquainted with their favorite “local flavor” spots over the weekend.
Mélange is a project of the Haywood Chamber of Commerce including partnership with two local organizations leading the charge to support agriculture in Haywood County, NC.