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A Lowcountry Tasting

Experience an entertaining introduction to the history and culture of Charleston’s deliciously eclectic cuisine. We invite you to enjoy a Lowcountry tasting in an 18th Century private home and garden, located in historic downtown Charleston.

Charlestonian Annie Mayo will share her old south recipes and cooking techniques as well as the history behind some of the city’s most recognized and award winning restaurants and their menus.

Recipes may include Crab Soup with Sherry, Southern Pulled Pork, Shrimp and Grits, Linda’s Red Rice, Hoppin’ John, Frogmore Stew, Hushpuppies, Collards, Fried Green Tomatoes and more! Annie’s contagious hospitality, love for entertaining and passion for food is evident in this personal touch presentation.

The Palmer Home on 5 east  battery
“The Palmer Home” on 5 East Battery

Come and preview a fabulous tour of all that Charleston has to offer with Lowcountry Cuisine. Get the “inside” on where to find the freshest seafood, local sustainable farms, and delicious preserves and sweets. Hear about where the locals eat and where we shop for the best Southern-Grown foods.

One of our venues, the Thomas Elfe House is a hidden treasure and the perfect showcase of 18th and 19th Century furniture and accesories. It has been featured on HGTV and in Early American Life Magazine for its Award Winning kitchen.

Thomas Bennett Hose
Our larger venue, The Governer Thomas Bennett House, (circa 1825) is located at 69 Barree street.The House is of tremendous architectural importance, with exceptional ornamentation plasterwork. The garden is one of the most beautiful traditional gardens in Charleston. With a large patio and lighting, it provides an exceptional setting for distinctive and elegant functions. .







Reservation are Required

$65.00 per person

Group Rates available upon request

843-302-2188 for reservations