Surf + Turf Menu

Thursday, March 3, 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!



Adam Jakins

Halls Chophouse

Charleston, SC

Beef Tenderloin “Oscar” Style

Beef tenderloin, asparagus, jumbo lump crab, hollandaise


Joe Kindred

Hello, Sailor

Davidson, NC


Hector Garate

Palmira Barbecue

Charleston, SC

Marsh + Farm Slider

18 hour all wood-smoked prime brisket, Argentinian red shrimp salad, housemade seasonal pickled vegetables


Jeremy Sewall

Row 34

Boston, MA

Grilled Oysters

With chorizo butter, black garlic, and crispy shallots


Steven Goff

Jargon | Asheville, NC

Smoked NC Rabbit Gumbo, Crab Raita Tater Salad, Pork Rind Furikake


Nikko Cagalanan

Mansueta’s Filipino Food

Charleston, SC

Arroz Caldo

Filipino rice porridge


Matthew Register

Southern Smoke BBQ

Garland, NC

Cajun Shrimp

With collard chimichurri over grits


Shannon Lee

Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Kiawah Island, SC

“Crab Mac”

Red Velvet Cheesecake French Macarons


Ricky Moore

Saltbox Seafood Joint

Durham, NC

Charcoal Oysters

“Austin Leslie” butter, chicken crispies, and spice paprika flakes


Caroline Glover


Aurora, CO

Sea Island Red Peas + Royal Red Shrimp

Anson Mills sea island red peas, dilly beans, royal red shrimp, and smoked paprika


Todd Mazurek

Salthouse Catering

Charleston, SC

Grilled Whole Local Fish

Johnny cake, Jicama slaw, hot honey, fried black eyed peas


John Zucker

Alicia Smith

Todd Annis

Cru Cafe | Cru Catering

Charleston, SC

Hot Stone Seared Diver Scallops with Sliced Pork Belly

Sesame chili glaze, Charleston sea bean, and zucchini salad


Jeremiah Bacon

Oak Steakhouse

Charleston, SC


Micheal Zentner

The Drifter

Charleston, SC

Wood Grilled Bavette Steak

With spring ramp hollandaise, crab XO sauce


Louise Rakers

Nordic Cooking

Charleston, SC

Smørrebrød – a danish plant based portrait of Surf + Turf

Plant based open-faced sandwich built on a thin layer of dense sourdough rye bread called rugbrød


Amy Mills

17th Street Barbecue

Murphysboro, IL

Rockabilly Grilled Oysters

Grilled oysters topped with pastrami-spiked collards and a hog warsh mignonette




Pam Wiznitzer

New York, NY

Cathead Distillery

Jackson, MS

Sweet Peach Arnold Palmer

Cathead Vodka, Peach Tea, Fresh Lemonade, Mint Simple Syrup


George C. Walker III

Wade Cellars

Napa Valley, CA


Virgil Kaine

Charleston, SC

Virgil Kaine Ginger 

Virgil Kaine Rip Track 

Virgil Kaine Robber Baron Rye


Lindsey Williams

Charleston Wine Co. | Davidson Wine Co.

Charleston, SC


Ezra Brooks Bourbon

Bardstown, KY

A Good Ole’ Fashioned

Ezra Brooks Bourbon, Bitter Truth Orange Bitters, Brown Sugar Simple Syrup, Luxardo Cherry


Tequila Komos

Jalisco, MX


Tequila Komos Añejo Cristalino Tequila, Perrier Pink Grapefruit, Lime Juice


Joe Wagner

BÖEN by Joe Wagner


BÖEN Chardonnay, Tri County California, 2019 

BÖEN Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley California, 2019

Napa Valley Quilt Cabernet Sauvignon, California, 2019

Steorra Brut, Russian River Valley California


Quintessential Wines

Napa, CA

Foppiano 1896 Red Blend

Foppiano Pinot Noir

Foppiano Chardonnay

Foppiano Petite Sirah


González Byass USA

Chicago, IL

Domaine Wachau Federspiel Terrassen Gruner Veltliner 

Lusco Albarino 

Beronia Crianza Rioja 

Rituals Pinot Noir 


Ship’s Wheel

North Charleston, SC


Jason Caughman

LO-Fi Brewing

North Charleston, SC


Estuary Beans & Barley

Johns Island, SC

Noche de Mar Lager 

Coastal Bloom IPA 


No. 3 London Dry Gin


No. 3 London Dry Gin, Fresh Lime Juice, Simple Syrup


Rhonda Cammon

New York, NY

Perfectly Cordial

Nashville, TN

Island Cooler

Hibiscus Cordial, Ginger Beer, Fresh Lime


Acqua Panna