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Hendersonville, NC 28739

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Thank You for Donating! 

HCEF would like to thank everyone that participated in our annual Food for Thought Campaign. All proceeds will support the annual Spring Fund and directly benefit students in Henderson County Public Schools.


For the last seven years, our restaurant community has faithfully and generously supported the annual Food for Thought Campaign to support local public education. If you’re a restaurant interested in partnering, please contact HCEF at [email protected].

Our Winners!

1st Place:  Susan Thomas


2nd Place:  Laura Carlson


3rd Place: Sheila Clendenning

  • A Day in the Country Café Pat Wilde
  • Arabella – Judy Edwards 
  • Black Bear Coffee & CaféChris Becker
  • Eggs Up Grill Frank St. Cyr
  • Hannah Flanagan’s Pub & Eatery Ken Thomas
  • Hendersonville Community Co-op and DeliMorgan Pearson Martin
  • HenDough Chicken & Donuts Gwyneth McCawley
  • Indian Aroma BistroLeslie Roland
  • Marino’s Pizza – Cassandra
  • McFarlan Bake Shop – Sandy Schorr
  • Mezzaluna Brick Oven & Tap Room – Jennifer Perella
  • Moe’s Original BBQ Katie Powers
  • Monte’s Sub Shop Stephen Conti
  • Mountain Deli Fritz Becker
  • Pop’s Diner Beverly Stough
  • Postero Eric Conner
  • The Dugout Sports Bar & Taphouse Animals R Us
  • Three Chopt Sandwich Shoppe Janet Lienberger
  • Uncle Scott’s Pizza Joseph Edwards
  • West First Wood-Fired Pizza Brooke Kihlmire
  • White Duck Taco Shop Joshua Kelch
  • Wine Sage and Gourmet Timothy Gabel 

Participating Restaurant Partners


A Day in the Country Café


Black Bear Coffee & Café

Eggs Up Grill

Hannah Flanagan’s Pub & Eatery

Hendersonville Community Co-op and Deli


HenDough Chicken & Donuts

Indian Aroma Bistro

Marino’s Pizza

McFarlan Bake Shop

Mezzaluna Brick Oven & Tap Room

Mike’s on Main

Moe’s Original BBQ

Monte’s Sub Shop

Mountain Deli

Nora’s Off Main

Pop’s Diner




The Dugout Sports Bar & Taphouse

Three Chopt Sandwich Shoppe

Uncle Scott’s Pizza

West First Wood-Fired Pizza

White Duck Taco Shop

Wine Sage and Gourmet

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