Combining the traditional recipes and techniques of Southern Appalachia with the modern styles and flavors bubbling out of urban culinary scenes, Haywood County has become a crossroads of what can only be described as cosmopolitan mountain cuisine.
Farm-to-table culinary has become a focus in Western North Carolina. The farmer produces local ingredients which are blended at the restaurant with the wide array of cuisines; the result being the chef creating a masterpiece.
From local honey to strawberries, trout to organic beef, there are innumerable tastes being discovered right in our own backyard. It’s about offering innovative cuisines from the hands of talented and award winning chefs and tapping into the rich culture of Southern Appalachia.
Whether you choose to start your morning with locally roasted coffee and homemade pastries; or take a break and treat yourself to a delicious picnic basket prepared by one of our local restaurants to take on your mountain adventure, Haywood County has a wealth of dining options to meet your discriminating palette. Click Here for Our Chamber Member Restaurants