On the fun and scenic southwestern plateau of North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, Old Edwards Inn and Spa is woven into the community, culture and setting of the vibrant town of Highlands. Situated in the heart of downtown is a European-style resort and mountain retreat with luxury guestrooms, suites, cottages, and vacation homes, premium leisure amenities, farm-fed restaurants and a world-class spa.
Join Executive Chef Craig Richards of Atlanta’s Lila Lyla—a Southern European restaurant whose menu reflects the season’s availability at The Farm at Old Edwards. Get ready to taste a Springtime celebration incorporating Easter traditions from Italy.
About Craig Richards
Executive Chef Craig Richards came to Atlanta in 2005 after five years of training under the renowned first lady of Italian cuisine, Lidia Bastianich. His simplicity met with sophistication catapulted the position of St. Cecilia in Atlanta’s dining scene and the restaurant was lauded by FOOD & WINE, Zagat, Southern Living, Forbes, Atlanta Magazine, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, as well as named one of the top restaurants in Atlanta by The Atlantan. In April of 2017, Fry promoted Richards to Vice President of Culinary for Ford Fry Restaurants, while still serving as Executive Chef at St. Cecilia. In the fall of 2018, Richards announced plans to partner with restaurateur Bill Streck (Hampton + Hudson; Nina & Rafi) to open Lyla Lila in the Lilli Midtown building. Opened in December 2019, Lyla Lila is an expression of Southern European culinary traditions with an emphasis on Italian cuisine, natural wines and curated cocktails.
Date & Time
Thu, Apr 14, 2022 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM