Kicking-off our 46th season is the Festival Feast dinner on the evening of May 26 and here is what you should know:
A cultural and culinary synthesis unlike any before, we will follow the story of Omar and the culinary traditions originating in Senegal and other West and Central African countries throughout centuries of progress to what we now know as modern lowcountry, Gullah-Geechee culinary traditions.
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This journey will be curated by Culinary Institute of Charleston at Trident Technical College Chef Instructor Kevin Mitchell and James Beard Award-Winning Chef Rodney Scott and will feature modern interpretations of traditional dishes from Senegal, Nat Fuller’s Feast, and barbecue while highlighting the rich, local ingredients of South Carolina.
The four-course dinner menu is set to include:
I: Dibi Hausa; West African Grilled Beef Kebabs with Tankora Spice
II: Raw Collard Green, Sweet Potato, and Mango Salad with Red Palm Oil Vinaigrette and Goat Cheese
III: Chicken Yassa with Summer Vegetable Fonio Pilaf; Jollof with Whole Grilled Fish, Tomato Relish and Plantains
IV: Sombi; Senegalese Rice Pudding with Caramelized Mango
The evening will also feature Demetrius Doctor Trio & The Wives with a special appearance by Quentin Baxter.
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Tickets for Festival Feast are $300/person and include libations and buffet dinner. The event will take place at Union Station located at 652-A King Street on May 26 from 7:00pm – 11:00pm.
Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 843.720.1114.