Schedule

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All programming and talent subject to change.

VIP Only
Welcome to Gather Charleston
6:00 PM

Guests are invited to a special event to kick-off a fun-filled weekend honoring the city’s culinary highlights and cultural traditions

Welcome Event
Tasting Tent open from 12:00pm to 5:00pm

All ticket holders will have access to visit vendor tables and meet some of Charleston notable culinary talent.

VIP Only
Beyond the Plate with Kevin Johnson
11:15 AM

VIP Session with Kevin Johnson (Executive Chef/Owner of The Grocery) with an introduction by Food & Wine Editor in Chief, Hunter Lewis

Kevin Johnson
Demo Stage
Charleston's Culinary Renaissance
12:15 PM to 1:00 PM

Featuring Marc Collins (Executive Chef at Circa 1886 Restaurant) and Michelle Weaver (Executive Chef at The Charleston Grill)

Culinary Renaissance
VIP Only
Book Signing with Kevin Mitchell
1:00 PM

Chef & Instructor at the Culinary Institute of Charleston. Guests can also enjoy a wine tasting with Food & Wine’s Wine Editor, Ray Isle.

Kevin Mitchell
Demo Stage
Biscuits & Brunch
1:15 PM to 2:00 PM

Featuring Carrie Morey (Founder, Callie's Hot Little Biscuits)

Biscuits
Demo Stage
Barbeque: Smoky & Satisfying
2:15 PM to 3:00 PM

Featuring Rodney Scott (Chef/Founder, Rodney Scott's Whole Hog BBQ) and Food & Wine Editor in Chief, Hunter Lewis

BBQ
VIP Only
Book Signing with Carrie Morey
3:00 PM

Founder of Callie's Hot Little Biscuits. Guests can also enjoy a wine tasting with Food & Wine’s Wine Editor, Ray Isle.

Carrie Morey
Demo Stage
Gullah Culture & Cuisine
3:15 PM to 4:00 PM

Featuring Corey Alston (Gullah Sweetgrass Baskets), Kevin Mitchell (Chef Instructor, Culinary Institute of Charleston) and Al Miller (Owner, Sites and Insights Tours)

Gullah Cuisine
Demo Stage
Notes of Jazz
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM

Femi Oyediran and Miles White (Co-owners/Sommeliers, Graft Wine Shop), Quentin Baxter & Charlton Singleton from Ranky Tanky, and Food & Wine Editor in Chief, Hunter Lewis

Wine Concert
VIP Only
After Hours at High Wire Distilling Co.
9:00 PM

GA Ticket Holders: A limited quantity of tickets are available for purchase here!

High Wire Distilling
Tasting Tent open from 12:00pm to 5:00pm

All ticket holders will have access to visit vendor tables and meet some of Charleston notable culinary talent.

VIP Only
Beyond the Plate with Mark Bolchoz
11:15 AM

VIP Session with Mark Bolchoz (Executive Chef, Indaco) with an introduction by Travel + Leisure Editor in Chief, Jacqui Gifford

Jerimiah Bacon
Demo Stage
Lowcountry Local
12:15 PM to 1:00 PM

Featuring Mike Lata (Chef/Co-Owner at FIG and The Ordinary) and Mark Marhefka (Owner of Abundant Seafood)

Seafood Plate
VIP Only
Served in Style with Daysie
1:00 PM

Featuring Daysie Founder, Tara Pate

Daysie
Demo Stage
The Table is Set
1:30 PM to 2:15 PM

Featuring Mariana Ramsay Hay and Rhett Ramsay Outten (Owners, Croghan’s Jewel Box), Jonathan Kish (CEO, Queen Street Hospitality), and Travel + Leisure Editor in Chief, Jacqui Gifford

Table Set
VIP Only
Power Pairings
2:15 PM

Oyster & wine pairings with Trey McMillian from Lowcountry Oysters and Food & Wine’s Wine Editor, Ray Isle

Power Pairings
Demo Stage
Passion on a Plate: Meet One of South Carolina’s Chef Ambassadors
2:45 PM to 3:30 PM

Featuring South Carolina's Chef Ambassador John Ondo (Executive Chef, The Atlantic Room at Kiawah Island Golf Resort)

Chef Ambassadors
Demo Stage
How Well Do You Know Charleston?
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Featuring John LaVerne (Owner, Bulldog Tours), Tracey Todd (President/CEO, Middleton Place Foundation), Jonathan Green (local artist), and Travel + Leisure Editor in Chief, Jacqui Gifford

Charleston
VIP Only
Backyard Lowcountry Boil
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Guests are invited to fun "backyard" party filled with lite bites for a taste of this classic Southern tradition brought to life

GA Ticket Holders: A limited quantity of tickets are available for purchase here!

VIP Only
Gospel Brunch
11:00 AM

Guests are invited to close out the weekend with a traditional Southern brunch – catered by Halls Chophouse – with a live performance by a local Gospel Choir

Gospel Brunch