Learn about South Carolina’s culinary scene from the people who know it best, SC Chef Ambassadors.
Find out what some of South Carolina’s Chef Ambassadors’ favorite dishes are.
William Cribb of the Upstate's Willy Taco, Cribbs Kitchen and Cribbs Catering has been named one of four 2017 South Carolina Chef Ambassadors.
For over ten years, Chef Ambassador Adam Kirby has been delighting customers with his Southern and Pacific Rim-inspired cuisine. Kirby is currently the co-owner and head chef at Bistro 217 on Pawleys Island.
A New York native, Fortes is known for her masterful work at Flipside Restaurant in York County, which she owns and operates with her husband. Amy specializes in a farm-to-fork culinary approach and her signature dish, “Amy’s Pimento Cheese,” is a local favorite.
Chef Ambassador Sean Mendes is best known for serving up tasty creations at Blues Cajun Kitchen in Charleston. Mendes puts an emphasis on creativity in the kitchen while using fresh ingredients from local farmers and fisherman.
For Chef Teryi Youngblood, it was a long road from grandmother's kitchen to Passerelle Bistro.
Chef Orchid Paulmeier, one of four 2016 SC Chef Ambassadors, is living her American dream at the helm of One Hot Mama's American Grille in Hilton Head.
Chef Forrest Parker's expert skills and commitment to authentic South Carolina cuisine have earned him a place as Executive Chef of Undiscovered Charleston.
Ramone Dickerson earned Chef Ambassador status by melding creativity in the kitchen with South Carolina tradition.
Chef Cooper Thomas of Victor's Bistro in Florence won Chef Ambassador status in 2015 thanks to his award winning cuisine.
Juniper restaurant in Ridge Spring, has ’50s-looking tables, outstanding cuisine and the 2015 Chef Ambassador Brandon Velie.
Saltus River grill in Beaufort has one of the 2015 Chef Ambassadors, Brian Waters, whipping out amazing low country cuisine.