Business Patrons

2019 Business Patrons

We are grateful for the support of our Business Patrons who made a gift of $500 or more to the Montreat Fund between May 1, 2018, and April 30, 2019.

If you have questions about the Business Patrons program, contact:
Julie Lehman, Director of the Montreat Fund and Major Gifts
828.419.9806 | Email

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Berliner Kindl German Restaurant
121 Broadway Street, Black Mountain, NC
Phone: 828.669.5255
Authentic German Restaurant with cozy Bavarian atmosphere serving lunch and dinner. Also offering German favorites, including sweets, meats, and beer at the deli counter.


Black Mountain Doughnut Factory
601 West State Street, Suite 3, Black Mountain, NC
Phone: 828.357.8089
Traditional and specialty donuts served simply with love and care. Newly opened and family owned and operated. 


Blue Ridge Biscuit Company
601 W State Street, Suite 2, Black Mountain, NC
Phone: 828.375.8501
Creative, comfort food offered for breakfast and lunch in a cozy, home-spun café and bakery.


Coach House Seafood & Steak
508 W State Street, Black Mountain, NC
Phone: 828.669.4223
Serving Black Mountain exceptional seafood and steak since 1994. Casual atmosphere, low prices, and large portions. Broiled and fried fare. Come “sea” where the locals eat.


Dynamite Roastery and Coffee Bar
3198 US Highway 70, Black Mountain, NC
Phone: 828.357.8555
Artisan roaster of 100% Certified Organic and Fair-Trade coffee. Available at the Dynamite Coffee Bar in Black Mountain and great businesses throughout Western North Carolina.


Foothills Butcher Bar and Catering
107 Black Mountain Ave, Black Mountain, NC
Phone: 828.619.0094
Foothills Butcher Bar is a neighborhood restaurant and bar that includes a butcher case featuring our fresh, local products to take home. Since 2002, Foothills has been dedicated to high quality, sustainable, ethical meat - working closely with small, local farms.


Kilwins of Black Mountain
116 W State Street, Black Mountain, NC
Phone: 828.669.6119
Kilwins ice cream shop with 28 flavors to choose from. Watch as our expert cooks make caramel corns, brittles, and other tasty treats in our kitchen, and smell the aromas from the copper kettle and hand-made waffle cones!


Mac’s Mountain Griddle
104 West Street, Black Mountain, NC
Phone: 828.669.0668
Specializing in good food made to order: Hand pattied burgers, chili slaw dogs, Philly cheesesteaks, our almost famous chicken salad, and favorite hand cut fries. Remember to grab a brownie to go!


My Father’s Pizza & Pasta
110 Cherry Street, Black Mountain, NC
Phone: 828.669.4944
Family owned and operated since 1990, offering mouthwatering pizza, salads, subs, beer, and wine. Prize-winning family recipes, including gluten free and vegan options available.


Pepperoni’s Gourmet Pizza
104 WNC Shopping Center, US Highway 70, Black Mountain, NC
Phone: 828.357.5550
Pepperoni’s is committed to preparing the highest quality pizza, pasta, subs, salads, and wings in the industry at an affordable price to our customers.


Phil’s Bar-B-Que Pit
701 NC Highway 9, Black Mountain, NC
Phone: 828.669.3606
Family-owned going on 10 years. Offering the best slow smoked pork, chicken, brisket, and ribs around. Twelve beers on tap. Lots of outdoor seating with beautiful mountain views.


Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn
139 Cherry Street, Black Mountain, NC
Phone: 828.552.3149
All-natural, non-GMO popcorn made in small batches in our kitchen. Unusual flavors and old time favorites alike, the freshest popcorn ever. Shipping anywhere in the US.


Veranda Café & Gifts
119 Cherry Street, Black Mountain, NC
Phone: 828.669.8864
Providing a unique atmosphere for a delicious assortment of daily specials, six house-made soups, sandwiches, wraps, paninis, salads, decadent desserts, and more!

Health & Wellness


Ascending Fitness

203 Black Mountain Avenue, Black Mountain, NC

Phone: 828.707.3798

We assess your body for functional weaknesses and then correct them. Deep tissue massage is used to resolve identified issues, including many chronic pains. LBMT #14700. Our workouts and training enhance balance, strength, and stamina. Call, text, or email for an appointment.


Carolina Ophthalmology

One Vanderbilt Park Drive, Suite 150, Asheville, NC

Phone: 800.624.6575

Founded in 1980, we have grown to become one of the foremost ophthalmic centers in the country, with offices located in Hendersonville, Asheville, Columbus, and satellite locations in Franklin and Spruce Pine, NC. Collectively, our doctors have over eighty years of experience serving the people of Western North Carolina. Carolina Ophthalmology offers the most technically advanced eye care available.


Sunshine Pharmacy

206 East State Street, Suite 1, Black Mountain, NC

Phone: 828.669.0990

Committed to providing you with exceptional pharmacy services. Locally owned, we provide prescriptions, supplements, OTC, hard-to-find items, Leaning Tree cards, essential oils, and more!



The Merry Wine Market

108 W State Street, Black Mountain, NC

Phone: 828.669.9050

Locally owned shop offering wines, beer, gourmet local foods & cheese, gifts, gift baskets, and gift cards.


The Montreat Store

303 Lookout Road, Moore Center Building, Second Floor, Montreat, NC

Phone: 828.669.5298

Offers a large variety of goods, from snacks and Montreat logo-wear to books, toys, jewelry, pottery, and CDs of conference speakers.


Mountain Nest Gallery

133 Cherry Street, Black Mountain, NC

Phone: 828.669.0314

Come and experience one of the finest collections of local art and handcrafts in all of WNC.


Seven Sisters Gallery

117 Cherry Street, Black Mountain, NC

Phone: 828.669.5107

The area’s largest selection of handcrafted pottery, jewelry, fine art, furniture, glass, metal, wood work, and more. Spreading joy since 1981!


Sunset Farm Designs

104 Broadway Street, Black Mountain, NC

Phone: 828.357.8200

A unique gift and custom apparel boutique. You will find locally, handmade products including soaps, lotions, lip balm, rose water, candles, essential oil wellness, wooden signs, pottery, jewelry, monograms, custom designed tees & much more.


Ten Thousand Villages, Montreat

303 Lookout Road, Moore Center Building, Third Floor, Montreat, NC

Phone: 828.669.1406

Features fair trade products from more than 130 artisan groups in 38 countries. Samples of fair trade coffee and tea are available daily, as well as musical selections from around the world.


Town Hardware

103 W State Street, Black Mountain, NC

Phone: 828.669.7723

The South’s coolest, old-timey hardware and general store with a vast variety of products overflowing three historic buildings in the heart of downtown Black Mountain. Aisles of smiles for the whole family!


Tyson Furniture Company, Inc.

109 Broadway Street, Black Mountain, NC

Phone: 828.669.5000

In downtown Black Mountain since 1946, featuring more than 300 brands of home furnishings in more than 70,000 square feet of showrooms. Discount prices. Nationwide delivery.



Black Bear Rentals

1070 Tunnel Road, Bldg. 2, Unit 30, Asheville, NC

Phone: 828.712.3075

Full-service property management, vacation, short- and long-term rentals in Western NC.


Collie Financial Planning, Inc.

103 Black Mountain Avenue, Suite 12, Black Mountain, NC

Phone: 828. 654.8830

Collie Financial Planning, Inc. is an independent, fee-only RIA that provides comprehensive financial planning and investment management.


Greybeard Rentals | GreyBeard Realty

204 E State Street, Black Mountain, NC

Phone: 888.598.3412

Leader in real estate services for the Black Mountain/Montreat/Asheville area. Also offering rentals and property management to over 200 homes in the area.


Hidden River Events

P.O. Box 9636, Asheville, NC

Phone: 828.333.3401

Hidden River Events is a 20+ farm and events venue with onsite vacation rental housing for nearly 80 guests. We offer full service, truly all-inclusive packages. Located just 15 minutes from the heart of downtown Asheville, our farm is in one of the most beautiful valleys in the region with a staff that believes in love above all and doing everything possible to give our couples a totally stress free planning experience.


Mountain Living Construction

PO Box 610, Montreat, NC

Phone: 828.231.0650

Custom home/remodel, from architectural design to construction contracting. One source, one contact, one process.


Phidella Nails Spa

601 W State Street, Suite 2, Black Mountain, NC

Phone: 828.419.5028

At Phidella we provide exceptional service with high quality, friendliness, and cleanliness. Satisfaction is guaranteed.


Picture Me Organized
Phone: 704.453.9630
A photo organizing service dedicated to helping clients organize, curate and preserve their most precious memories through professionally digitized printed photos, slides, negatives, movies, letters and more.


The Town of Montreat

PO Box 423, Montreat, NC


Established in 1967, the Town of Montreat provides the Conference Center, College and property owners with needed services including water and sewer, roads and road maintenance, police protection and emergency management services. The Town also issues building permits, administers zoning, and handles the day-to-day governmental issues of a North Carolina town.