Save the Date - 36th annual Taste of Charleston September 23-25, 2016



The Southern Living Taste of Charleston - Main Event

Join us for 2016 Taste of Charleston!

Sunday, September 25, 2016

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Boone Hall Plantation, Mount Pleasant, SC

This year will mark the 36th anniversary of the Lowcountry’s culinary event of the year, the 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 on the main stage, 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, 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
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Where:

Boone Hall Plantation
(1235 Longpoint Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC)
Get directions.

 

Taste: Iron Chef Competition

Friday, September 23, 2016

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The Culinary Institute of Charleston (Main Campus), North Charleston

This year, the Charleston Restaurant Foundation, Inc. has continued their partnership with the South Carolina Hospital Association to present the Taste:  Iron Chef.  A showcase of two culinary teams (on each team will be one restaurant chef and one hospital chef) in a heated head-to-head battle in the Culinary Institute of Charleston’s state-of-the-art facility. 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.  Guests will view the competition while enjoying beer, wine and heavy hors d’oeuvres all while being entertained with some special folks!

 

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When:

Friday, September 25
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Where:

Culinary Institute of Charleston - Main Campus (7000 Rivers Ave, North Charleston, SC)

When:

Saturday, September 26
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Where:

Culinary Institute of Charleston - Main Campus (7000 Rivers Ave, North Charleston, SC)


Taste: Sweet & Southern on Charleston Harbor

Saturday, September 24, 2016

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Where:

Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park - Parking Lot (99 Hallman Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC)

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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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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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