Longtime food critic and restaurant columnist John E. Batchelor discusses his new book, Chefs of the Mountains: Restaurants and Recipes from Western North Carolina (John F. Blair, Publisher, October 2012), an exploration of the culinary destinations of the North Carolina mountains. Free public event appropriate for adults and high school students. No reservations required for individuals and families. Advance reservations required for organized groups. Following Mr. Batchelor’s presentations, copies of his book will available for personal purchase, courtesy of Park Road Books of Charlotte. Information: 704-868-2164 / Dial 4.