Our Food

Food should be a mindful celebration of the wondrous experience of being alive. (Principles of Prana)

At the Carolina Bed & Breakfast we believe that food should be…

  • Seasonal, fresh, and locally sourced whenever possible
  • Made flavorful with fresh herbs and spices
  • Innovative and interesting
  • Attractive in presentation
  • Prepared with love and attention to detail

With its strong agriculture roots, including many small farms using sustainable practices, and chefs dedicated to enhancing the farm to table experience, Asheville has become a mecca for lovers of excellent food.  At the Carolina Bed & Breakfast your Asheville food experience will begin with breakfast. Our evening reception includes Biltmore Beverages as well as a selection of hot and cold canapés which are a highlight for many of our guests.  And when you return home in the evening a small sweet treat will be found in your room.

FAQs

Breakfast is served between 8:30-9:30AM at your convenience

Breakfast begins with a fruit course. Sweet and Savory Main Dishes are served on alternate days.

Our Evening Reception is from 5:30-7PM daily. Both Hot and cold canapés are served.  Dishes change daily but are seasonal in nature.  Past examples include Coconut Shrimp, Stuffed Mushrooms, Avocado and Jalapeño Stuffed Puff Pastry, Caprese Salad on Skewers, Peach-Ricotta Bruschetta and more.

24 hour coffee, tea, soda, water and cookies are available in the guest pantry.

A small sweet treat will be placed in your bedroom nightly.

Our Guests Say...

The first impression upon walking in to the Carolina B&B is one of warmth and welcome. The impression is confirmed as you experience the small touches that make all the difference.

— Houston914, Houston, TX

A list of descriptors include: elegant, delicious, peaceful, fresh, friendly, helpful and a good deal considering all the amenities. We’ll never stay anywhere else.

— Morgan, Washington

A Note from Your Host…

It’s hard to think of holidays and vacations when we are battling hurricanes on our coastlines.  Our hearts go out to those in the path of the storms.  In order to help in some small way, we will donate $10/night for any stay booked for the month of September with us.  Please mention the Hurricane Relief Effort when booking on the phone or online.

Christmas and the the holidays are just around the corner.  This year’s Biltmore Candlelight Evening is entitled “A Vanderbilt Christmas”.  If you have never seen the Biltmore in full holiday splendor it is a lavish and glorious display of lights, decorations and live greenery, including a 40 foot tree in the main dining room.  Visit our Specials Page for details about our Christmas Special.

Unable to visit us right now?  Bring a touch of the Carolina Bed & Breakfast to your home with a purchase of my cookbook, Our Family Table: Recipes and Lessons From A Life Abroad.  It contains many of the recipes our guests enjoy and request at our inn as well as some easy recipes for small or larger groups.  You can order it on Amazon or by following the links on this page.