May 7, 2012. On Thursday, May 24, kick off the summer season with the annual food tasting in Banner Elk. The Avery County Chamber of Commerce presents the second annual Taste of Avery from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Best Western in Banner Elk.
There will be samplings from more than 16 of Avery County’s finest restaurants as well as six local farms that will be showcasing some of their fresh produce, meats and cheeses.
Ticket price is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Contact the Avery County Chamber Office at 828-898-5605 to purchase advance tickets. Buying tickets in advance is recommended because last year this event sold out.