To mark the release of Ashley's first cookbook, Poole's: Recipes and Stories from a Modern Diner, she's hitting the road, participating in book signings, festivals, talks, and dinners in correlation with the book release. We'll be updating this list with details as they are solidified. We'll be announcing more dates (into 2017) over the coming weeks. Hope to see you on the road!
December 10, 10 am to 2pm: Bridge Club Holiday Market, Bridge Club, Raleigh Join us at Bridge Club, AC Restaurants' private events space, for a special Holiday Market featuring some of our favorite local vendors. Chef Ashley Christensen and our executive pastry chef, Andrew Ullom, will each be giving cooking demos, and we’ll be selling signed copies of the Poole’s cookbook, as well as gift certificates to all the AC Restaurants properties. Come grab a mimosa and get your holiday shopping done! Participating vendors include: HAAND Ceramics, Peppertrain Beads, Farmer's Daughter, Videri Chocolate, o2 Fitness, and Short Stack Editions. Free to attend, RSVP here.
December 11, 2pm: Book signing with Short Stack Editions, Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh Get your copy of the Poole's cookbook signed by Ashley at this meet and greet event. Free to attend.
December 14: Book dinner, The Dabney, Washington, D.C. Join us at The Dabney to celebrate the launch of “Poole’s,” the new cookbook by James Beard Foundation award winning chef Ashley Christensen of Raleigh, NC. Chef Jeremiah Langhorne will serve up a special menu inspired by Poole's, and Ashley will hang out and sign books. Tickets are $125 per person and include a copy of the book, a welcome cocktail, four-course dinner, tax and gratuity. Additional beverages are available for purchase a la carte. The evening will feature two limited seatings at 6:00 and 8:30PM. No allergies or dietary restrictions will be accommodated. All sales are final.
December 17, 2 to 3:30pm: Book signing, Page 158, Wake Forest Get your copy of the Poole's cookbook signed by Ashley at this meet and greet event. Free to attend.
December 17, 6 to 8pm: Book signing, Whisk, Cary Get your copy of the Poole's cookbook signed by Ashley at this meet and greet event. Free to attend.