Gourmet & Grapes Schedule

7th Annual Event

(800) 654-2924

Friday, February 6

SOLD OUT!An Epicurean Affair- $250
The Ocean Room | 6:30pm

Savor this elegant black-tie dining experience in The Sanctuary’s signature dining room, The Ocean Room. The evening will reunite four, five-star culinary talents of The Woodlands Inn- Chefs Scott Crawford, Ken Vedrinski, Tarver King and Nate Whiting. This epicurean affair will feature the French burgundy wines of Louis Latour.

Saturday, February 7

SOLD OUT! Gourmet Culinary Luncheon — $150
The Sanctuary | 11:00am

Start the afternoon learning tips from a dining expert with The Post and Courier’s Food Writer and Critic Hanna Raskin. Then join Executive Chef Tyler Brown of The Hermitage Hotel in Nashville, TN, in the picturesque Ocean Room restaurant. Showcasing the skill for which he’s become widely acclaimed, Chef Brown will demonstrate and serve an exquisite multi-course luncheon. The menu will be perfectly paired with exceptional wine varietals from the Saintsbury portfolio, to be poured at each course.

SOLD OUT! Build Your Own Afternoon — $50 (if not attending lunch)
The Sanctuary | 2:00pm

After lunch, create your own agenda by attending your choice of featured wine seminars. First, Lyeth Estate presents The Perfect Blend seminar led by Lee Howard of Boisset Winery Collection. In this offering, guests will learn the art and science that goes into making ‘the perfect blend’ by utilizing a Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Malbec. Or try an intriguing discussion of how the AVA of Paso Robles has become such an incredible wine producing area in California. Join Georges Daou as he shares, sips and savors the wines he and his brother created. Both of these seminars are designed to excite your palate and enhance your grapes knowledge for your next dinner party.

kiawah-wine-logoWine Odyssey Gala presented by Kiawah Wines
SOLD OUT! The Sanctuary — $200  | 6:30pm

The evening begins with a cocktail hour, a silent but lively auction and a few new activities that promise to add even more fun. Then savor the flavors of the Southeast. Meet the chefs and taste their unique creations while sipping on distinctive wines from around the world at this main event and auction gala. Dance the night away with The Local Palate, local-palateGourmet & Grapes’ official Champagne and Chocolates Afterglow sponsor, and hear the announcement of selected chef for the 2015 Golden Fork Award.

charleston-magazineSunday, February 8

SOLD OUT! Call us to place your name on a waiting list.Farewell Brunch presented by Charleston Magazine and MUSC Physicians — $75
Jasmine Porch, The Sanctuary | Brunch Reservations from 11:45 to 2:00pm

Celebrate the weekend and salute the chefs at this seaside brunch featuring the chefs of Kiawah Island Golf Resort. The walls of authentic Charleston brick, oak-plank floors, and the backdrop of the musc-physiciansspectacular Atlantic Ocean create the ideal setting for this celebratory gathering. Guests will have the choice to dine as a large group or at a private table.


Gourmet & Grapes Golf Outing — $200/per player
The Ocean Course, Kiawah Island | 11:00am

After a full weekend of wining and dining, step out onto America’s favorite golf course for the first annual Gourmet & Grapes Golf Outing. Players can register as singles or by teams. During the weekend, you’ll have the opportunity to up the ante by bidding on one of our weekend celebrity chefs to complete your foursome.