Slow Food Charleston is planning several events for the rest of the 2015 year. Be sure to visit the website for more details or like us on Facebook to be kept up to date.
Save the Date:
February 13, 2016: Slow Sips at Love Bites at Mixson Market
March 5, 2016: Slow Meat Pitmaster Roast at Home Team BBQ
March 21, 2016: Snail Awards at The American Theater
April 18, 2016: Spring Potluck
Have an event idea, or want to get your event posted on the Slow Food Charleston site? Please contact us today!
After the Roast, attendees will have access to an After Show Concert featuring Big Bill Morganfield™, a multi-award winning blues artist. The son of McKinley Morganfield (a.k.a. Muddy Waters), Big Bill has played all over the world over the past fifteen years. He was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in St. Louis in 2013 as a “Master Blues Artist” and he is owner of his own recording agency Black Shuck Records.
To purchase tickets, visit http://www.citypapertickets.com/events/30643908/slow-meat-pitmaster-roast-at-home-team-bbqs-new-downtown-location
For the event, there will be an awards ceremony that will announce the winners of the following award categories—The Activist, The Provider, The Artist (food & beverage categories), The Snailblazer, and The Place. There is also an award for The Legend which will be presented to Chef Mike Lata of FIG and The Ordinary, who was one of the original founders of the Slow Food Charleston chapter and is a starch advocate of supporting local foodways. Lata will be a Master of Ceremonies for the event.
Immediately following the ceremony, there is a reception featuring dishes by chefs Kevin Mitchell of the Culinary Institute of Charleston, Nico Romo of FISH, Lauren Mitterer of WildFlour, and Jacques Larson of Wild Olive & The Obstinate Daughter, and John Fleer of Rhubarb in Asheville, North Carolina. Entertainment will be by Gracie and Lacy. Tickets are $80 per person for members, and $90 per person for nonmember and can be purchased at www.snailawardschs.com.