Upscale cuisine from nationally recognized Chef William Dissen. Features food menu, wine selection and online reservations.

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Past Events in 2011

New Year’s Eve 2011

December 31, 2011
Dinner: 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM | Dancing: 10:00 PM to Until

Join us for dinner, dance the night away, and ring in the New Year, featuring a special NYE menu!

View the NYE Menu (PDF) and Special Advertisement (PDF).

Guest Chef Dinners

coming this Fall and Winter

OctoberFest on Wall St

October 2011

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Outstanding in the Field

October 2011

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Single’s Mixer

September 2011

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Homegrown Tomato Contest at The Market Place

August 25, 2011 at 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

1st, 2nd, 3rd Place & Ugliest Tomato Awards. Register Now via

Market Place and Pisgah present a Solstice Ceviche Pairing

August 24, 2011 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

William Dissen, Chef/Owner of The Market Place Restaurant will prepare and serve Pisgah Brewing Company’s Solstice Tripel with his citrus-cured shrimp and calamari ceviche. Tickets are $8.00 per person and include a pint and a dish.

Savor the complementary flavors from 6-8pm while mingling and enjoying the live, original, electronic, soul/jazz/dub music of Ben Hovey.

Visit the restaurant or brewery website for details and…. reserve your spot by emailing your name & the number in your party to:

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The Market Place Supports Asheville Design Center

July 2011

The Market Place hosted fundraising support event to help the Asheville Design Center Stop and local instructor and architect Luke Perry, and the Design-Build students. See a model of the outdoor classroom being built at the Burton Street Peace Garden.

Chef William as Celebrity Chef for Cooking for Solutions

May 2011

Chef William was been invited, as a Celebrity Chef, along with Special Guest Chefs Alton Brown, Guy Fieri, Cindy Pawlcyn and other notables, to participate in the May 2011 Monterey Bay Aquarium – Cooking For Solutions Event. Along with the country’s top culinary advocates for sustainable seafood, Rick Moonen and many others, Chef William was recognized as the Sustainable Seafood Ambassador and demonstrated his culinary talents and promoting his sustainable culinary experiences. The 10th Annual Cooking for Solutions Event supports the goals of the Seafood Watch program at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, helping consumers, chefs, restaurants and businesses make choices to protect the health of soil, water and ocean wildlife.

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The Grand Re-Opening

May 2011

The Market Place Restaurant just celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the transition from the previous owner to William Dissen. After a Winter renovation, the restaurant has never looked so good. With a complete overhaul to the interior we really have a new and improved look and feel. Check out the new interior with photos by Michael Oppenheim.

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Farm Fresh North Carolina

March 2011

Chef William Dissen was invited to speak at the book signing for Diane Daniel’s book – “Farm Fresh North Carolina”. The Market Place was featured in her book because of our dedication to using local, sustainable products on our menu.

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