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Chestnut 5th Annual 5 Chef Ramp Dinner

May 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Festivities begin at 5:45 PM with a “cocktail hour” with an assortment of passed hors d’oeuvres and a choice of beer or wine.
Chefs will speak at 6:30 PM, and dinner begins at 6:45 PM. 

Executive Chef Brian Crow – Chestnut and Corner Kitchen
Executive Chef and Owner Steven Goff – Tastee Diner
Executive Chef Ryan Kline – Jargon
Chef and Owner Camille Cogswell – Walnut Family Bakery
Chef and Owner Luis Martinez- Tequio Foods

Cost is $250 per person to include food, alcohol (or mocktails), Tax and gratuity.

*Please note that if a guest is interested in non-alcoholic drinks to pair with each meal, we can accommodate them with our wonderful selection of mocktails* 

1st Course – Chef/Owner Camille Cogswell, Walnut Family Bakery
Passed App:
Northeast Oyster on the Half Shell (GF) Ramp Granita
Main Course:
Ramp Custard Tart (V)… Spring Vegetable Salad
Drink Pairing: NV Luna Nuda Prosecco – Veneto, Italy

2nd Course – Chef/Owner Luis Martinez, Tequio Foods
Passed App:
Tostadita (GF, V)… Ramp Kimchi, Black Ink Tostada, Avocado Mousse
Main Course:
Mole Y Zanahorias Nixtamalized Carrots (GF, V)… Ramp Mole, Onion Ashes, Pepitas
Drink Pairing: 2022 Chevalier du Grand Robert – Bordeaux, France

3rd Course: – Executive Chef Ryan Kline, Jargon
Passed App:
Ramp Cured Smoked Sunburst Trout Rangoon… Three Graces Ramp Chevre, Stinging Nettle Ramp Furikake, Japanese Knotweed Sweet & Sour 
Main Course:
“Paella” (GF)… Tidewater Rice Grits, Daylily Ramp Soffrito, NC Rabbit, Ramp Poached Snails, Joyce Farms Chicken, Ramp Chorizo Verde, Pickled Ramps, Foraged goods, Crispy Tidewater Santee Rice Cracker
Drink Pairing: 2022 La Meridiana Garda Chiaretto Classico Rosé – Lombardy, Italy

4th Course – Chef/Owner Steven Goff, Tastee Diner
Passed App:
Ramp Scone… Ramp Yogurt, Sunburst Trout Roe
Main Course:
Prosciutto Ramp Wrapped NC Monkfish (GF)… Ramp Sauce Verte, Asparagus, Snap Pea, Preserved Lemon, Pea Shoots
Drink Pairing: 2022 Bodegas Katxina Txakolina – Basque Country, Spain

5th Course – Culinary Director Brian Crow, Chestnut & Corner Kitchen
Passed App:
Ramp Taco… Malanga Taco Shell, Ramp Cured Duck Breast, Pickled Ramp Radish Slaw, Ramp Chimichurri Aioli
Main Course:
Parmesan Ramp Crusted Lamb Rack (GF)... Smoked Kohlrabi Au Gratin, Pickled Morels, Grilled Ramp, Stinging Nettle Puree, Watercress, Ramp Demi Glace
Drink Pairing: 2021 Castella di Querceto Toscana – Tuscany, Italy

To finish the evening, we will be serving mignardise to thank our guests and bid them farewell.


Due to this type of dinner we cannot effectively deviate from the menu as written. If you have special dietary needs, the restaurant will do the best they can to accommodate them but you must let us know in advance.

We will do our very best to seat folks together. We will contact everyone a few days prior to the event to learn who wants to sit with whom. You are welcome to add it in the notes of your order as well. Thank you for understanding. 

* May be cooked to order. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness. GF = Gluten Free. V = Vegetarian


48 Biltmore Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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