Discover the unique differences among South Carolina's three key geographic regions, where you'll always find Southern hospitality.
The Palmetto State's culinary scene is famous for quality and originality, from unique Gullah cuisine to our thriving farm-to-table movement.
Learn about South Carolina’s culinary scene from the people who know it best, SC Chef Ambassadors.
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 Burger Joint in Charleston. Mendes puts an emphasis on creativity in the kitchen while using fresh ingredients from local farmers and fisherman.
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.
Chef Ambassador William Cribb is largely responsible for putting Mexican food on the map in South Carolina. His restaurant, Willy Taco, has been publicly recognized for having one of the best tacos in the South.
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.
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