Castle, is a native Appalachian chef who has been featured in Southern Living, Garden and Gun, Better Homes and Gardens and The New York Times. Her culinary expertise have led her to write three cookbooks: Rhubarb, The Southern Living Community Cookbook and The New Southern Garden Cookbook. Castle has even made a television appearance on PBS’s The Farmer and A Chef’s Life.
Castle shares her culinary skillfulness by regularly teaching cooking classes in Atlanta, Chapel Hill, Charleston and Richmond.
She hopes to show local individuals in Johnson City how to make two easy summer dishes at her demonstration.
Castle will demonstrate her culinary proficiency at the event and sign copies of her cookbook.Ticket holders can samples the demonstrated recipes, as well as participate in a meet-and-greet session.
Her cooking demonstrations are designed to entertain both amateur chefs and professional ones with a question and answer session held after the demonstration.
Tickets cost $15 and are available online for purchase at Eventbrite. Tickets can also be purchased on a cash only basis at the Johnson City Food City.
Profits from the ticket sales will benefit Create Appalachia, a non profit devoted to promoting the professional development of local artists and artisans.
After 3 p.m. the book signing will be open to the public free of charge.