Colloquium Schedule

Friday

Greenbrier’s Crystal Room

2:00-4:00 Registration

Pre-Conference Concurrent Sessions

3:00-4:00 An App to Promote your Community Kent Spellman

Conference

4:00-4:10 Welcome/Opening/Introductions Kent Spellman

4:10-4:30 Heritage Tourism: What IS the Economic Potential Dr. Jean Haskell

4:30-5:20 Identifying, Branding and Marketing a Music Trail Joe Wilson

 

Saturday

 

8:00-8:40 Registration, Tea and Coffee

8:40-8:50
Introductions and Orientation for the Day
Dr. Lois Adams Rodgers

8:50-9:40
How to Get the World to Notice
Bill Richardson

9:40-10:10
A Farmers Market Showcase & Country Roads Cook-Off
Sara Cardinale, Lindsey Holderfield

10:10-10:50
Tri-Cities (VA-TN) Culinary Scene & Local Food Brand
Kevin Costello, Kathlyn Terry

10:50-11:00 Break

11:00-11:40
Analyzing Sector Strengths and Community Brand
Kellie Boles

11:40-11:50
Introduction to Cast Iron Cook-Off, Throwdown, & Culinary-SuperBowl
Kent Spellman

 

Greenbrier Colonial Hall

 

11:50-12:10
Guided Tour of Competition area
Cook-Off Hosts

12:10-12:40
Plated Greenbrier Lunch

12:40-1:00
Authentic Music Interlude
Dr. Katie Hoffman and Brett Tiller

1:00-1:50
The South’s Rich Traditions as My Culinary Inspiration & demo
Chef Denny Trantham

Greenbrier Crystal Room

 

2:00-2:40
Casa Nueva—Appalachian Ohio’s Worker Owner Restaurant
Leslie Schaller

2:40 -3:10
Art & Artists as an Economic Driver
Sally Barton

3:10-3:25
Cast Iron Cookware: Integral to Country Cuisine
Brett Tiller

3:25-3:55 Break

  • Cranking Homemade Ice Cream Mountwest and Pierpont Culinary Institutes
  • Story Telling Colleen Anderson
  • Cast Iron Q & A Brett Tiller

3:55-4:30
Ashville’s Culinary Scene & WNC Chefs’ Challenge Series
Bob Bowles