Side Hustle Menu

Saturday, March 5, 2022

Toast our Talent

Our community is a diverse + passionate ensemble dedicated to great food, fresh ingredients, amazing wines, beers + cocktails, and passionate storytelling. “Toast our Talent” highlights their contributions in bringing this festival to life, allowing attendees to share their appreciation + gratitude. These “toasts” will be shared with the recipients following the festival. Shout out your favorite beverage pro, chef, dish, drink, farmer, musician, purveyor, you name it — or don’t pick a favorite and toast the whole talent community!



Joe Neirstedt

Kevin Neirstedt


Charleston, SC

Collard Greens


Sarah McClure

Southside Smokehouse & Grille

Landrum, SC


Keith Richardson

Cherrywood BBQ &a Alehouse

Kiawah Island, SC

Braised Brussel Sprouts

With smoked sausage and white cheddar


Leonard Botello IV

Truth BBQ

Houston, TX


Matthew Register

Southern Smoke BBQ

Garland, NC

Grits + Greens

With tomato chow chow


Rodney Scott

Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ

Charleston, SC


Anthony DiBernardo

Swig & Swine

Charleston, SC


Pat Martin

Chase Barton

Martin’s Bar-b-que Joint

Charleston, SC

Broccoli Salad

Fresh cut broccoli with pecans, shredded cheddar, craisins, green onions, and bacon all tossed in a sweet dressin’


Jake Wood

Lawrence Barbecue

Durham, NC

Three Cheese Mac + Cajun Chip Crumble


Amy Mills

17th Street BBQ

Murphysboro, IL

Tangy Pit Beans

Sweet + tangy, with five different types of beans


Shane Nasby


Nashville, TN

Kentucky Spoonbread

A Kentucky-inspired creamy corn + pimento cheese soufflé


Jiyeon Lee

Cody Taylor

Heirloom Market BBQ

Atlanta, GA

Korean Sweet Potato Chips

With clementine tempura sauce


Alison Settle

Barn8 Farm Restaurant & Bourbon Bar

Goshen, KY

Duck Fat Potato Salad

Maple Leaf Farms duck fat mayonnaise, fingerling potato, tarragon, whole grain mustard, capers



Dreyfus, Ashby & Co.

New York, NY

Paco & Lola Cava Brut, NV-Rias Baixas, Spain

Chateau Campuget Tradition Rose, Costieres de Nimes, Rhone Valley, 2021

Domaine de la Solitude Cote de Rhone Rouge, 2020

Dusted Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, WA, 2019


Templeton Distillery

Templeton, IA

Manhattan on the Rocks

Templeton Rye Whiskey, Martini & Rossi Rosso Vermouth, The Bitter Truth Jerry Thomas Bitters


Milagro Tequila

Jalisco, MX

Gettin’ Fresh Margarita

Milagro Silver Tequila, Bols Triple Sec, Fresh Lime + Lemon Juices, Simple Syrup


Tracie Franklin

Washington, DC

Ezra Brooks Bourbon

Bardstown, KY


Marqués de Cáceres

Rioja, Esp

Marqués de Cáceres Reserva

Marqués de Cáceres Crianza


Jamie Martin

Cooper River Brewing Company

Charleston, SC



Pineapple Gin Cooler

Tanqueray Gin, Pineapple Juice, Lime Juice, Perrier Pineapple


Austin Eastciders

Austin, TX


Commonhouse Aleworks

North Charleston, SC

White Point Lager


DAOU Vineyards

Paso Robles, CA


DAOU Pinot Noir

DAOU Cabernet Sauvignon

Bodyguard Red

Bodyguard Chardonnay


George Washington Carver Walker, III

Wade Cellars

Napa, CA


Dogfish Head

Milton, DE

60 Minute IPA


Lindsey Williams

Charleston Wine Co. | Davidson Wine Co.

Charleston, SC


Shiner Beer

Shiner, TX



Gina Hennan

Adelsheim Vineyard

Willamette Valley, OR

Adelsheim, Chardonnay

Adelaheim, Breaking Ground, Pinot Noir

Adelsheim, Willamette Valley, Pinot Noir

Adelsheim, Willamette Valley, Rosé


Bevy Long Drink

Bevy Citrus Long Drink


Three Henrys Wine


Three Henrys, Pinot Noir, Pay’s Doc, France, 2019

Three Henrys, Chardonnay (Unoaked) Pay’s Doc, France, 2020

Three Henrys, Rosé, Pay’s Doc, France, 2020



Blackberry Lemon Drop

Seedlip Grove 42, Non-alcoholic Triple Sec, Réal Blackberry Syrup, Fresh Lemon Juice, Club Soda



Louisville, KY

Spiritless Whiskey Sour

Spiritless Kentucky 74, Homemade Sour


Cathead Distilery

Jackson, MS

Cathead Sparkling RTD


Six & Twenty Distillery

Greenville, SC

Bourbon Sour

Six & Twenty 5-Grain Bourbon, lemon juice, maple syrup, bitters


Acqua Panna