Join us for a very special 4-course Fine Dining experience with Vegan Chef Kevin Archer!



Certified chef Kevin Archer leads Peace Meal Supper Club, a series of fine dining events focused on socially progressive themes. Through the use of multiple media forms–word, food, music, and film—these immersive events explore the ethical impact of our eating choices. Learn more at

Kevin has worked as culinary director, executive chef, and general manager at several landmark vegan restaurants stretching from Santa Fe to Manhattan. He is a frequent presenter at festivals throughout the eastern US. A nationally recognized humane educator, YES! Magazine includes him among their “Chefs We Love.”

He is also the founder and executive chef of Zelda & Bramble Superlative Seasonings, a small-batch artisan spice blend company located in Versailles, KY. He writes about food, music, and progress at








Peace Meal Supper Club #20: Maroon visits communities that most of us never knew existed. For over 200 years, men, women, and children escaped the American slavery system and established alternative societies in the Southern wilderness. Known as maroons, these resilient and creative individuals were feared and celebrated during the 18th and 19th centuries—even if public acknowledgement of their existence was withheld.

Together, they redefined their lives, defied the violence which brought them to America, and built a culture of freedom and self-determination along the borders of American plantation society.

This Peace Meal Supper Club is inspired by the book Slavery’s Exiles: The Story of the American Maroons, by award-winning historian Sylviane A. Diouf. 

Our menu is composed of foods which were shared among the American maroons.



Course 1: Corn & Potato Chowder, Black Pepper Biscuits

Course 2: Field Pea Fritters with Root Relish

Course 3: Carolina Gold Rice Cakes en Feuille, Smoked Mushrooms, Sauce Filé

Course 4: Sweet Potato Quick Bread, Blackberry Jam, and Whisky Molasses Glaze

*Wine will accompany each course.*


Join us on Sunday, August 26th from 6pm – 9pm at Pacifica Common House in Carrboro, NC.