Dance Weekend Menus

Food is just as important as the musicians, the caller, the site, the guest list ... I provide consultation regarding many aspects food service for an event.

I specialize in assisting Contra Dance Weekend Committees.

You set the budget then we discuss the menu, planning, preparation and presentation for your event. Kitchen management during the dance weekend also available.

References available upon request.

Menu Proposals From Past Dance Events:

Whitewater Whirl

Waltz Fusion

Zen of Waltz

Why you will be confident in doing business with True Color Cooking, a division of True Color Services, LLC:

Professional Personalized Service

You work directly with the Chef to create individualized menues

Experience working in a variety of kitchen working environments: individual homes, camp kitchens.

Women - Owned business, Member of the Asheville Chamber of Commerce and the Executive Association of Greater Asheville

Locally grown, organic, ethically produced goods - Hickory Nut Gap and Flying Cloud Farms of Fairview, NC (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project Local Food Guide

I am listed in the above Local Food Guide 2009-2010

You can find my products locally at: Trout Lilly Natural Foods Market; French Broad Co-op; Black Mountain Farmers Market; Montford Books; Greenlife.

I am proud of my reputation and the relationships I've established with my customers. I would welcome the opportunity to be of service to you and/or your organization.

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  • Gluten Free Catering and Baked Goods
  • General Catering
  • Traditional Chef for Hire Services
  • Event Food Consultant and Kitchen Management
  • Dance Weekend Catering
  • Cooking for Adults and Kids Teaching the "Art of Catching the Fish"
  • Food Art
  • For fun - cooks with out a receipe
  • Resume

Counseling - Food & You

  • Counseling at the Crossroads of Food and Mental Health (ADD/ADHD, Arthritis, HIV/AIDS, Cancer)
  • Team Building Facilitator — "Time Around the Table"
  • Shopping and Cooking Companion
  • Resume

Photography by Brent Fleury (, Andy Estes, Bob Bennett, Dennis Merritt, Dave Pokorney.

Uniform Embroidery: Lantana Productions

Knives Sharpened by Ray Kilby 828.776.8800

Professional Affiliations:

Mountain BizWorks


American Culinary Federation

American and Personal and Private Chef Association

International Slow Food Movement

National Association of Social Workers

Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project