Charleston Wine + Food Annual Tribute Dinner Announced

tributedinnerOn Wednesday, November 16th, Charleston Wine + Food will honor Lowcountry growers and purveyors at its annual Tribute Dinner. The event will be held at Lowndes Grove Plantation.

Each year, Charleston Wine + Food celebrates a person or an organization that is positively impacting the community’s local food systems in the form of its Tribute Dinner. In conjunction with the dinner, the organization makes a financial contribution in the honoree’s name to a cause of their choice.

This year's honorees include:

  • Mark + Kerry Marhefka of Abundant Seafood
  • Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills
  • Pete + Babs Ambrose of Ambrose Family Farm
  • Sara Clow of GrowFood Carolina
  • Celeste Albers of Green Grocer
  • Annie + Marc Filion of Keegan-Filion Farm
  • Jack + Andrea Limehouse of Limehouse Produce
The dinner will be prepared the following local chefs:
  • Kevin Johnson, The Grocery
  • Mike Lata, FIG + The Ordinary
  • Craig Deihl, Cypress + Artisan Meat Share
  • Chris Stewart, The Glass Onion
  • Jacques Larson, The Obstinate Daughter
  • Frank Lee, Past CHSWFF Tribute Dinner honoree
  • Sean Brock, McCrady’s, Husk + Minero
  • Jason Stanhope, FIG
  • Jeremiah Bacon, Oak Steakhouse + The Macintosh
  • Robert Stehling, Hominy Grill
  • Peden Rucker, Patrick Properties Catering

Wines and local beer will accompany the dinner. All proceeds will benefit Lowcountry Local First’s Growing New Farmers Program - a program that aims to address the aging farmer population and lack of resources to train those interested in farming by providing practical, introductory production and business training and a Certificate in Sustainable Agriculture from the College of Charleston.

The dinner starts at 6 pm. Tickets are $250 per person and can be purchased here.

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