The Southern Living Taste of Charleston - Main Event

Join us for 2015 Southern Living Taste of Charleston!

This year will mark the 35th anniversary of the Lowcountry’s culinary event of the year, The Southern Living Taste of Charleston, hosted by the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association, Inc (GCRA).  A 3-day event showcasing taste-tempting delights served by Charleston restaurants.

Main Event:

Historic Boone Hall Plantation is transformed into a sea of culinary enchantment!  50 of the Lowcountry’s  favorite casual and fine dining restaurants serving sample size portions + beer and wine.  Highlights of the Main Event include: specialty and imported beer tasting tent, live music, the legendary “Waiters’ Race” and the “Kid’s Kitchen Sideshow.” Food and drink tickets are sold separately. Children 10 and under are free. Rain or Shine. No Pets, Coolers or Tailgating. Free Parking. Please Carpool.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the following charities:
The Ronald McDonald House, Hollings Cancer Center, Hospitality Heroes, Shriners Hospitals for Children and Charleston County Schools Science Materials Resource Center View the Charleston Restaurant Association’s Benefiting Charities.

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Interested in Sponsoring?
Please contact Jenny Peppler at Jenny@CharlestonRestaurantAssociation.com for sponsorship details.

When:

Sunday, September 27

Where:

Boone Hall Plantation in
Mount Pleasant.
Get directions.

 

Taste: Sweet & Southern on Charleston Harbor

Join us for an intimate evening on Historic Charleston Harbor. This event will feature a singer/songwriter showcase while guests enjoy some delicious Southern fare from local caterers.

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When:

Saturday, September 26

Where:

Harborside East (28 Bridgeside Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464)

 

Taste: Iron Chef Competition

A showcase of local chefs in a heated head-to-head battle in the Culinary Institute of Charleston’s state-of-the-art amphitheater kitchen. After the secret ingredient is announced, the chefs will have 45 minutes to create and cook at least 4 dishes to be judged by our panel of experts.

Amphitheater Seating Tickets include guaranteed seating in the amphitheater kitchen to view the competition live plus complimentary beer, wine and heavy hors d’oeuvres. General Admission Tickets include televised viewing of the competition throughout the Culinary Institute’s multiple viewing rooms plus complimentary beer, wine and heavy hors d’oeuvres.

 

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When:

Friday, September 25

Where:

Culinary Institute of Charleston at Palmer Campus

From the Blog

Congratulations to All of Our Taste of Charleston Winners!

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The Greater Charleston Restaurant Association, Inc. would like to congratulate all of the 2014 Southern Living Taste of Charleston contest winners! Winners of the 2014 Taste: Iron Chef Competition: Kelly Franz of Magnolias and Landen Ganstrom of Crave Kitchen + Cocktails Waiters’ Race Winner at The Main Event: Bobby Jackson of 82 Queen/Lowcountry Bistro Best […]

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Thank You For Helping Make the 34th Annual Southern Living Taste of Charleston a Success!

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The 34th Annual Southern Living Taste of Charleston events have come to a close, and we want to thank everyone involved for making this year another great success! We’d like to especially extend our gratitude to all of our volunteers and attendees, because Taste of Charleston would not be possible without you! Thanks to your […]

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Iron Chef Competition to Take Place This Friday, Sept. 26

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Four local chefs are preparing to duke it out this Friday, September 26, at the Taste of Charleston Iron Chef Competition, which will be held at the Culinary Institute of Charleston’s Palmer Campus from 6-9pm. After the secret ingredient is announced, chefs will have 45 minutes to create and cook at least four dishes to […]

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Shuttle Service Available for Taste of Charleston Main Event

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Shuttle service is available for pick up and drop off from two locations in Downtown Charleston and two locations in Mount Pleasant for the Southern Living Taste of Charleston Main Event happening this Sunday, September 28, at Boone Hall Plantation. Please reference the schedule below for shuttle locations, times and costs. DOWNTOWN PICKUP LOCATIONS AND TIMES […]

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