Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Gourmet & Grapes
Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Gourmet & Grapes | Feb. 1-4
Join for the weekend or just an event!
This culinary extravaganza at The Sanctuary, showcases award-winning wineries and chefs from the Lowcountry and beyond as they join together to raise support and awareness for the Medical University of South Carolina’s Hollings Cancer Center. Over the past nine years, $2.1 million has been raised for cancer research and patient support services. Schedule below and tickets HERE.
Thurs., Feb. 1, Gourmet & Grain, Mingo Point, 6:00 p.m. Resort casual attire
Join us at beautiful Mingo Point for Gourmet & Grain, a BBQ and bourbon mashup. Featured chef and James Beard Best Chef Southwest nominee Steven McHugh of San Antonio's Cured and pitmasters from Home Team BBQ, Swig & Swine and Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q offer a variety of BBQ preparations, from the whole hog to brisket. Accompanying these savory bites are all the fixin's provided by Kiawah's award-winning Cherrywood BBQ & Ale House. You'll also enjoy small-batch, hard-to-find bourbons presented by head distillers and bourbon cocktails prepared by local celebrity mixologists. Dance the night away with local bluegrass favorites, the Bluestone Ramblers.
Fri., Feb. 2, An Epicurean Affair, The Ocean Room, 6:30 PM. Black tie attire
It's a golden evening during this exclusive black-tie, four-course dinner in the Ocean Room! You've voted for the Golden Fork award winner in years past, now be dazzled as each of our winner's returns for this exquisite meal. Beloved Chefs Colin Bedford (2014), Steven Greene and Joshua Hughes (2015), Ken Vedrinski (2016) and Ryley McGillis (2017) will wow you with their expertly-prepared culinary creations, perfectly paired with a world-class wine selection. After dinner, head to the lounge for a nightcap.
Sat., Feb. 3, Gourmet Culinary Lunch, The Ocean Room, 12 — 2 PM. Resort casual attireChef Frank Lee is a Charleston legend, retiring from the kitchen in 2016. For this exclusive luncheon, Chef Lee is back to share his favorite recipes and culinary tips. A one-time opportunity to learn from one of the best and is an afternoon you won't soon forget! Chef Lee's book, The S.N.O.B. Experience, is the second highest selling cookbook in the Lowcountry, with signed copies available during this luncheon.
Sat., Feb. 3, Fireside Chat, The Ocean Room Lounge, 2 PM Resort casual attire
Following lunch, move to the Ocean Room lounge for a new offering- the Fireside Chat. During this candid discussion with chefs and vintners, have you burning questions answered and get a glimpse into the thoughts of the culinary elite. You'll also hear from Chef Steve McHugh, nominee for James Beard Best Chef Southwest 2016 who is renowned for his charcuterie program and commitment to local ingredients and is a proud cancer survivor. Learn how culinary and cancer intersected in 2013 with his diagnosis and how a road of surgeries and chemotherapy led to the opening of Cured, a nod to his cancer journey and culinary talents.
Sat., Feb. 3, The Wine Odyssey Gala, Grand Oaks Ballroom, 6:30 p.m. Resort chic attireSaturday evening’s signature Wine Odyssey Gala is a must-attend event. Celebrated chefs from the Southeast will be showcased with wineries from around the nation. You don’t want to miss this exclusive opportunity to try renowned dishes and meet the chefs behind the masterpieces! Our silent and live auctions feature amazing trips, hard-to-find bourbons, and more. After the gala, join us for a revamped nightcap where you'll dance the night away as the DJ spins your favorite tunes and mixologists prepare drinks.
Sun., Feb. 4 — World Cancer Day, Farewell Brunch, The Ocean Room, Drop-in 9:00 AM — 12:00 PM Resort casual attire
A farewell brunch will be hosted in the Ocean Room as we celebrate the conclusion of another wonderful weekend raising important funds for Hollings Cancer Center.