Asheville, North Carolina Vacation Specials from ABBA


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Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association Packages for Got To Be NC Competition Dining:

Fire on the Rock in March


February 18, 2014 at 4:01pm

What: Stay at one of Asheville’s finest bed & breakfasts; enjoy a gourmet breakfast and luxurious surroundings; vote your palate as a judge at Fire on the Rock, a North Carolina-based cooking competition promoting NC chefs, farmers and diners! At Fire on the Rock, you’ll enjoy three courses from each chef, using a secret North Carolina ingredient.   This is statewide series of dinners taking place in Wilmington, Asheville, Greensboro, Raleigh and Charlotte.  Final Fire in Raleigh will kick off in November; all winning regional chefs will compete for final bragging rights.

Who: The 17 inns of the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association are partnering with the following participating restaurants and Got to Be NC Competition Dining. From Asheville, we have Strada Italiano, Isis Restaurant and Music Hall, Ambrozia, King James Public House and Lexington Avenue Brewery (LAB). Season’s at Highland Lake Inn & Resort is located in Flat Rock, NC. Vidalia and The Gamekeeper are in Boone, NC.

Where:  All Fire on the Rock dinners, featuring two chefs from the list above each night, take place at the Lioncrest on the Biltmore Estate. See the full schedule and more details here from Carolina Epicurean blog

When:   Monday and Tuesday Nights 6:30-10 pm, March 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 (semi-finals). The package is not available for the final on March 31.

Package includes: 

1 night’s lodging at an Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association Inn (

2 Tickets to Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series “Fire On the Rock”

2 Wine Glasses from NC Wine & Grape Council

1 Bottle Cackalacky Sauce (sample size)

Free dessert for two at Ambrozia

Free dessert for two at The King James Public House

10% off lunch or dinner at Seasons Restaurant

$10 off $25 purchase (alcohol not included) at LAB (Lexington Avenue Brewery)

One complimentary chef’s choice appetizer with the purchase of a bottle of wine @Strada Italiano

Buy two signature drinks and get your choice of 1 complimentary tapas at The Social Lounge

Savor the Inns of Asheville:  Cookbook of the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association (not available at all Inns)

Please contact your selected inn for package pricing and availability as inns offer different rates and amenities. Some inns are pet-friendly. The innkeeper will book your tickets to the event.

Questions? Contact Susan Murray at the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association (828-254-3608)



The Montford Park Players – Theater Under the Stars

The Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association is proud to be a partner of the Montford Park Players, Asheville’s longstanding Shakespearean Theater troupe…Whether you choose to take a walk-on role in the performance or simply watch you will be treated as a backstage VIP.  As part of this package you will receive discounts at nearby restaurants, reserved spots in the best seats in the house, refreshments during the intermission, a signed paperback copy of the play as well as a picture of you and your family with the cast among other treats.

This vacation special offer is exclusive to guests at one of the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association inns.  Theater schedules can Montford Park Players.  The special guest packages are:

Outdoor Theater $18 Adults / $10 Children

Masonic Temple Tour $10 per Person

Special reserved seating tickets Private afternoon guided tours of early 20th Century Masonic architecture
“Dress Up & Play” – costumed walk-on role View hand-painted theater props by Thomas Gibbs Moses
Lawn Blanket (for couples) Discover firsthand the secrets of Freemasonry
Signed paperback copy of the play script Free Parking
Complimentary Performance specific T-shirt (sizes S – XXL) and complimentary beverage (wine, beer, soda)


Signature Golf Course Exclusive at Asheville’s Grove Park Inn

Experience the joy and challenge of a famous Donald Ross Signature golf course through our exclusive Guest Golf Package available only to Asheville Bed and Breakfast Association guests. This request must be arranged by your Inn hosts.

Tee times are subject to availability on Fridays and Saturdays. Check out Grove Park Inn golf course.


Savour The Inns of Asheville:  An Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association Cookbook


Enjoy a special take home treat from your Asheville visit through our Asheville Bed and Breakfast Association Cookbook, “Savour the Inns of Asheville”, which hosts more than 190 recipes from our member inns. Get a copy from your hosts, or buy it in Asheville, at our famous downtown Malaprops Bookstore or at our Chamber of Commerce Asheville Visitors Center gift shop. Each copy is $10.

For more specials please refer to each inns website.