Food Experts

  • When I was growing up we raised our own food and took the time to preserve it. My Dad owned a grocery store and was a butcher. I was taught from a young age that food was important for a…    Read More
  • Abby Jackson, the Sales Executive-turned-flyfishing outfitter-turned celebrated chef, is Hailed across the Southeast for her line of Hand Crafted Gourmet goods called Abby J’s Gourmet.  When she’s not running Blackhawk Flyfishing she can be found in her kitchen using the skills passed…    Read More
  • While other families sit around the table reminiscing about days gone by not so with these siblings. You'll find John Gifaldi and his sister Patty Heiden around the table planning menus or working on new recipes. Born in an Italian…    Read More
  • Suzy and Clark Neal are the dynamic duo behind Unicoi Preserves and great home cooks who enjoy creating original and approachable family recipes with ingredients from their local Ingles in Cleveland, Georgia. The Neals are community volunteers at Yonah Preserve…    Read More
  • Jasmin Queen is the recent winner of the hit TV show, “My Diet is Better than Yours.” On the show, her diet expert (and nutritionist for the Chicago Cubs), Dawn Jackson Blatner, RDN, taught her how to swap unhealthy ingredients…    Read More
  • Food and hospitality are my life.  For over 20 years I have co-owned and operated one of Western North Carolina's favorite special events and catering company.  I'm surrounded by great food all the time.   Two years ago, I found that…    Read More
  • One of the few original natives of Asheville, Angela Ramsey knows a thing or two about Western North Carolina. Serving our State as an NC Pageant holder she enjoyed sharing her platform and making a difference in the lives of…    Read More
  • Nestled in the heart of Downtown Marion, located halfway between the mountains of Asheville and the Metropolis of Hickory is the famous Bruce's Fabulous Foods restaurant! Bruce and Barbara Brown have been serving their neighbors and new friends on Main…    Read More
  • Sarah Elizabeth's love of cooking developed while staying at home with her young daughter before rejoining the workforce.  During that time she found that food could be a true creative outlet, and a way to express her affection for friends…    Read More
  • I’m Michael McMurtrey, and I’ve been a graphic designer for over 30 years. When not working at the computer, I enjoy hanging out in the kitchen and I like to consider myself an amateur chef. A few years ago my…    Read More
  • Chef Derek St. Romain has built his career around food.  Chef Derek started out in some of the best restaurants in New Orleans before Hurricane Katrina blew him up to North Carolina.  Today he is the head chef at the…    Read More
  • Haley Haynes grew up in Asheville, NC in a food-loving family who always shopped at Ingles. Her own passion for cooking and Laura Lynn products intersected while attending law school when she started the Instagram page, @LauraLynnObsessed. Now you can…    Read More
  • Jonathan Ammons is the Editor-in-Chief of Dirty Spoon media. A bartender, cook, and writer, he helped open the MG Road Cocktail Lounge in Asheville before staging at the Bazaar by Jose Andres in Los Angeles, and the Aviary by Grant…    Read More
  • Welcome to Ingles Country. Where making meals and making memories is the family business. Where those faded recipe cards and dog-eared cookbooks contain the pages of our much-loved history. Here we pass on more than pies, cakes, and casseroles. We…    Read More
  • Our world is full of incredible food.  From food trucks to factories … wild game to wedding cakes… greasy spoons to gourmet restaurants.  And we want to see it all!  Join Chef Derek St. Romain as he brings his Louisiana…    Read More
  • Welcome to The Chef's Kitchen!  Here you'll find some amazing recipes and great tips on how to make some delicious meals for you and your family.  Our hosts will walk you through the steps with plenty of fun and flavor…    Read More
  • An accomplished music producer, artist, and DJ, Nex Millen certainly has an abundance of experience in the music industry. After years of accumulating a strong resume, Nex has developed a love for music education. Beyond his musical passions, he also…    Read More
  • Registered and Licensed Dietitian with a background in clinical nutrition therapy, Certified Diabetes Educator, mother, fitness trainer and former Miss Indiana, Betsy Opyt is the President, CEO and Founder — and the driving force behind Betsy’s Best® Gourmet Nut and…    Read More
  • Mark Keady is the host of WLOS News 13’s Spotlight Carolina, Road Trippin’ and local television broadcasts of high school football in North and South Carolinas. He is also an aspiring actor, director, and writer as well as a marathon…    Read More
  • Steve discovered his cooking talent at age 11 when his mother purchased a small home near the Atlanta Airport in the early 60’s.  At that time, Steve’s mom asked him what responsibilities he’d like to take on around the new…    Read More
  • Congratulations to Amanda Woods for winning the Appetizer Challenge!    Read More
  • We are two busy bros that don't have time for glamorous food and all the drama. These are some quick & easy meals that are GOOD FOR YOU, and also taste exquisite on a dime! Mark boasts a background in…    Read More
  • Known in food circles as The Flavor King, Chef Clarence Robinson loves cooking great food and making people laugh, which is evident in his business, Cooking with Comedy Catering.  When he's not bringing us fun and exciting meals here at…    Read More
  • My name is Chef Whitney Roberson and I am the Culinary Arts Teacher at Cherokee High School. I started teaching in August 2017 and within 3 months of school I saw great potential and improvement within my students. On November…    Read More
  • I’m Lindsay and my blog, Just A Little Organic chronicles my journey to wholehearted living. At JALO, we get real. Real food, real people, real life. Recipes, practices, adventures, and creativity are all in big supply here, along with any…    Read More
  • Author, world traveler, chef, and mother. Susan Murray now claims Asheville, NC as her home town, and in her blog, "A Woman Cooks in Asheville," explores the culinary adventures of this quirky southern city. Her sumptuous recipes are informed by…    Read More
  • Martin C.J. Mongiello – is a disabled veteran, Master Certified Food Executive and Certified Executive Chef who retired after 21 years in the US Navy, with service at Camp David, the White House and in numerous war zones. He is…    Read More
  • My name is Peggy Bussey and I am a floral specialist from Falcon Farms. I am a master designer and have been arranging flowers for over 35 years. I started in the state of Georgia, Moved to Florida, and now…    Read More
  • Here in this delicious little corner of the Ingles Table we've assembled some special videos and recipe that feature group efforts from various members of the Ingles Table family. So much of what makes cooking fun and enjoyable is working…    Read More
  • Gigi’s unique fact-based approach to nutrition, combined with her personal experience living with celiac disease and multiple food allergies gives her insight into special diets nutrition and wellness that few are able to offer. A leading voice for the gluten-free,…    Read More
  • Anthony Mongiello is "the Big Cheese," and the face of New York's finest cheese company, Formaggio Cheese, which now sells their products in your local Ingles' Cheese Shoppe.    Read More
  • Carla is a certified natural chef, and a member of the Celtic Sea Salt Brand, which we’ll be using in our recipe today.    Read More
  • Clean Eating is more than a diet, its a lifestyle choice to improve your health and your standard of living. Chef Katie has over 17 years of experience as a professional chef with over 5 years specializing in Clean Eating.…    Read More
  • Inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2007, Jim Ross (aka, JR) has been the voice of wrestling for decades.  These days JR has added BBQ king to his list of many endeavors.  His variety of sauces and seasonings…    Read More
  • Root Down will serve up our spin on comfort food. Some of the menu items will be familiar and some you may find, umm, a little out there, but ALL will be delicious! We will select most of our ingredients…    Read More
  • Taste & See Food Truck is an Appalachian Sustainable Agricultural Project (ASAP) certified vendor dedicated to bringing you the freshest, highest quality ingredients from the local area. We are continually improving our menu to include only local ingredients, heading towards…    Read More
  • David's passion for nutrition and fitness is unmatched in the industry. He has helped hundreds of clients achieve a healthier life. Because he was fed up with gimmicks and diets that don't work, David developed the Shape Healthy Program that…    Read More
  • As he'll be the first to tell you, Josh is no chef.  But he does come from a deeply rooted Italian-American family and he grew up around family meals and bringing folks together at the dinner table.  Now he's excited…    Read More
  • I feel that I am the prototypical modern American mom... because just like many of you, I wear many hats during the day as I juggle my responsibilities. During "work" hours, I work as a professor of Anatomy and Physiology…    Read More