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In about seven short weeks, fifteen talented writers will have the opportunity to hone their nonfiction skills with bestselling author Kim Sunee and meet/work with a host of celebrity authors and chefs at the Floating Island Workshops in Chapel Hill, NC. From Monday, October 11 to the 14th, attendees will receive professional critiques from Kim, dine and share stories with nationally renowned chefs, and more.
Workshop attendee benefits:
- 4 days of workshopping
- Catered lunch daily
- Special lunch at Chef Bill Smith’s nationally renowned Crook’s Corner Restaurant
- Roundtable Q & A with Frances Mayes, bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun, Bella Tuscany and most recently Every Day in Tuscany
- Wine tasting at Bonne Soiree with Chip Smith, Tina Vaughn and Damon Haynes
The $1,200 workshop fee includes the above features and events. To secure your spot, please fill out the online application and submit a 50 percent deposit.
Also, we have secured a group of rooms at The Franklin Hotel, in the heart of Chapel Hill, at a special room rate. The Franklin Hotel’s special room rate expires September 17, so register and book your rooms today.
In addition to the week’s workshop activities, Floating Island is also hosting a number of additional events, available on an a la carte basis around the city. Some of those events include:
If you have any questions about the workshop or any of the events, please contact us and we will be glad to speak with you.
We are excited to announce an exclusive family-style meal at Chef Andrea Reusing’s nationally renowned Lantern Restaurant on Wednesday, October 13. Chef Reusing has an uncanny ability to take essential Asian flavors and bring them to life with the best local products North Carolina has to offer. Gourmet Magazine recognized Lantern as one of “America’s Top 50 Restaurants,” and Chef Reusing has been nominated for Best Chef in the Southeast by the James Beard Foundation.
Andrea’s first cookbook, Cooking in the Moment, is slated for release next year and promises to be brimming with beautifully seasonal recipes, and tales of simple local meals with family and friends. Click here for an interview with Chef Reusing.
The multi-course family-style meal with wine pairings will be offered at a set price of $95 including tax and tip, as well as a cocktail hour with snacks beginning at 6 p.m. Call Lantern today to reserve your seat, as space is limited.