Asheville, NC, February 25, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Even in today’s slumping economy, truffles are proving to be a lucrative business. Many tobacco farmers in the Eastern United States are now planting vines for wine and trees for truffles. At around $1000 a pound, that’s a rich harvest.
During this decadent 3-day event, guests will be offered cooking demonstrations, tasting dinners, competitive cook-offs, truffle-dog hunting and a sampling of the very best truffles North America has to offer.
Guests will be invited to take part, on Friday, in a reenactment of a truffle hunt on the beautiful grounds of Whisper Mountain (www.WhisperNC.com
Seven top chefs will create a once-in-a-lifetime, seven-course meal at Saturday’s “Chefs' Dinner.” Culinary icons like Iron Chef Walter Royal and Giorgios Bakastias will be preparing dishes for 300 lucky guests.
Local music and a breathtaking atmosphere ensure an excitement and energy all food and wine enthusiasts will enjoy.
For information on our “Grower’s Forum,” “Truffle-Dog Trainer,” “Guest Chefs,” and “Winemaker Dinners” see: www.NationalTruffleFest.com
Or contact: Traci Tucker-Cortez (919)845-8880 email@example.com