11TH ANNUAL EVENT
January 31 – February 3, 2019
RESERVATIONS | (843) 792-1669
Thursday, January 31
Gourmet & Grain – $225
Mingo Point | 6pm-9pm
Begin your culinary journey on Thursday evening with our fourth annual BBQ and bourbon mashup in one of the Lowcountry’s most beautiful venues, Mingo Point. Meet and sip on exclusive bourbons with Julian Van Winkle of Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery, or enjoy other small-batch bourbon cocktails prepared by celebrated local mixologists. Over savory bites you’ll mingle with some of the south’s most renowned Pitmasters from Home Team BBQ, Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q, Swig & Swine and Kiawah’s own Cherrywood BBQ & Ale House. Dance the night away to tunes from The Bluestone Ramblers, a local favorite bluegrass band.
Friday, February 1
An Epicurean Affair — $350 | $400 after December 31
The Ocean Room at The Sanctuary | 6:30pm
This year, New Orleans is relocating to Kiawah Island! The Link Restaurant Group of NOLA is taking over The Ocean Room for an evening of culinary bliss. Savor this elegant black-tie dining experience with James Beard Award Winning Chefs Donald Link (Best Chef: South 2007), Ryan Prewitt (Best Chef: South 2014), Stephen Stryjewski (Best Chef: South 2011), and Rebecca Wilcomb (Best Chef: South 2017). Chef Wilcomb will be showcasing flavors from her new Italian restaurant paired with world class wines from Frederick Corriher Wines. Following dinner, enjoy a scotch and whiskey nightcap in the lounge presented by The Local Palate.
Saturday, February 2
Gourmet Culinary Luncheon – $165
The Ocean Room at The Sanctuary | 11:30am
James Beard Best Chef: Southwest 2016 nominee and proud cancer survivor, Chef Steve McHugh of San Antonio, TX is packing his knives and traveling to The Ocean Room for an afternoon of exquisite culinary demonstrations. His multi-course luncheon will be perfectly paired with exceptional varietals from Robert Biale Vineyards, Napa Valley’s premier Zinfandel and Petite Syrah winery.
Wine Odyssey Gala — General Admission* $250 | $300 after December 31
*Please note: seating is not guaranteed
The Grand Oaks Ballroom, The Sanctuary | 6:30pm
Savor the unique flavors from a bounty of acclaimed chefs at our main event and auction gala. Mingle with our culinary talent while sipping on distinctive wines from around the world and cast your vote for 2019 Golden Fork and Golden Cork Awards. Bid on fabulous trips, rare bourbons, hard-to-find wines, and more during our auctions. Conclude your evening dancing the night away at our Afterglow featuring creative specialty cocktails, award-winning desserts and an inspiring cheese display presented by goat.sheep.cow.
Sunday, February 3
Farewell Brunch – $100
The Ocean Room at The Sanctuary | 9am – 12pm
Enjoy endless bubbly with friends and celebrate the weekend with lavish offerings and sweeping views of the Atlantic.