January 19, 2018 - Charleston, SC - The Lowcountry Food Bank announced today that its 19th annual Chefs' Feast gala will be held on Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the North Charleston Convention Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive. More than 700 community partners and guests are expected to attend to support the fight against childhood hunger.
Chefs' Feast is a collaboration between the Lowcountry Food Bank and more than 30 of the community's most celebrated chefs, who will offer up delectable bites for guests to enjoy. Guests can also indulge in a hosted bar, participate in a live auction and meet the Lowcountry's own celebrity chefs as they serve up signature dishes.
The slate of participating restaurants include some of the Lowcountry's most prestigious eating places. First time restaurants this year include Minero, Stella's and Zero George. Chef Robert Carter founded Chefs' Feast in 1999, and the event has become one of Charleston's largest charitable events.
The chefs who will participate in the Chefs' Feast 2018 include: Lead Chef Jacques Larson-The Obstinate Daughter & Wild Olive | Jeremiah Bacon-The Indigo Road Restaurant Group | Marc Collins-Circa 1886 | Bob Cook-Edmund's Oast |Emily Cookson-Lowcountry Food Bank | Elliot Cusher-Indaco | Karnan Devlin-Morgan Creek Grill | Anthony DiBernardo-Swig & Swine | Daniel Doyle-Poogan's Porch | Kelly Franz-Magnolias | Chad Gearhart-Stella's | Wes Grubbs-Minero | Mike Harvey-Queen Street Catering | Jacob Huder-The Macintosh | Heather Hutton-Edmund's Oast | Kevin Johnson-The Grocery | Josh Keeler-492 King | Wilson Lui-Art Institute of Charleston | Tonya Mitchell-Aramark @ College of Charleston | Russ Moore-SNOB | Amanee Neirouz-492 King & Tristan Events | Vinson Petrillo-Zero George | Tim Richardson-Hank's Seafood | Steve Stone-82 Queen | Penn TenEyke | Sweetgrass Restaurant & Bar | Andrea Lever Upchurch-Blossom & Magnolias | Brian Waters-Saltus River Grill | Nate Whiting-Ristorante Juliet | Kelly Wilson-Culinary Institute of Charleston | John Zucker-Cru Café & Catering, Purlieu.
Proceeds from Chefs' Feast benefit the Lowcountry Food Bank childhood hunger programs - Kids Café, BackPack Buddies, School Pantry and Summer Meals - which alleviate after school, weekend and summer hunger for children throughout the coastal counties of South Carolina.
Unfortunately, one of five children throughout the Lowcountry experiences food insecurity and hunger. Through support from Chefs' Feast and community partners, the Lowcountry Food Bank served 67,213 meals to children last summer alone. The BackPack Buddies program served 120,812 meals last year.
"We are grateful for the generosity that the chefs throughout our community give," said Pat Walker, Lowcountry Food Bank President and CEO. "Chefs' Feast helps us actively fight childhood hunger to ensure that our youth can live healthy lives."
Click here to reserve seats, tables and sponsorships. Reservations include entrance along with food and drink. Chefs' Feast is black tie optional. Fore more information, please call the Lowcountry Food Bank at 843-747-8146.