Over the past eight months, the average home has begun to function in ways many of us never would have imagined – as fitness studios, office buildings, classrooms, and conference rooms. And while diving into a stack of cookbooks and baking enough bread (sourdough, banana, pumpkin… you name it) to satisfy a bustling Culinary Village has been fun, we understand the longing of a thoughtfully-prepared meal while maintaining a safe + controlled environment.
Whether you are looking to host an intimate celebration or holiday gathering, or are simply craving your local favorites in a private setting, these culinary creatives are sure to leave your hearts + bellies full.
A chef-driven dock-to-table seafood concept, Chef James London and the team at Chubby Fish are offering private dining experiences featuring a rotating menu of local, seasonal seafood. They work with local farmers + purveyors to develop a personalized menu spotlighting fresh catches straight from the waters of Charleston.
Crafting beautiful Spanish dishes and adapting Spanish flavors to Lowcountry favorites, The Castejóns are offering private on-site cooking + serving and holiday catering for up to 25 people. Featuring dishes such as paella, gambas al ajillo, Spanish octopus + golden potatoes, pincho moruno, papas bravas, and house-made breads, your heart + belly are sure to be full this holiday season.
Executive Chef Ryan Sullivan, is dedicated to sourcing fresh, seasonal ingredients from local farmers + fishermen that inspire Harvest Catering’s ever-changing menu. Let the Lowcountry inspire your next intimate dinner or holiday gathering.
Omakase means “I will leave it to you” in Japanese. For this private dining experience, Chef Sean Park of KanPai will take you on a culinary adventure as he serves up a spectacular sushi-driven experience. Private omakase meals feature fresh ingredients + unexpected dishes guaranteed to please your palate.
The Drifter offers full-service catering, planning, and design for intimate dinner parties + events. Chef Michael Zentner and designer + creative consultant Courtney Zentner, present a thoughtfully curated dinner layered with moments of surprise + delight. The highlight of the evening – a menu featuring proud purveyors + a seasonal approach.
No two clients are the same, so no party is repeated twice. Their dinners reflect the Zentner’s personal style of entertaining – thoughtful, passionate, and from scratch. Developing a close relationship with their clients, it will feel like you’re already family by the time they come to your home.
You can also send a message to @thedrifterchs on Instagram. For the non-email, non-instagrammers, you can text 828-329-7807.
Martha Lou’s Kitchen
For 30 years, Martha Lou’s Kitchen has been serving up “roll-your-eyes-it’s-so-good” soul food. Offering buffets or per-plate service, they will make sure your next celebration is soulful, tasty, and so memorable your guests won’t be able to stop talking about it.
Rosemary & Rye
Allow Rosemary & Rye to push your next private event over the top with truly exceptional food. With a team of three executive chefs, nothing is off the table. From oyster roasts to cheesemonger stations, and everything in between, the Rosemary & Rye team is sure to elevate any holiday gathering.
Middleton Made Cuisines
Chef Marcus Middleton brings Southern food to life. Specializing in smoked foods, fresh ingredients, and soulful dishes, Middleton Made Cuisines will grasp your taste buds, soul, body, and mind.