Charleston Margarita Festival

Zero Restaurant is participating in the Charleston Margarita Festival once again this year! Charleston City Paper’s Margarita Festival will be held on Friday, July 14th. Zero Restaurant + Bar is excited to join this growing tradition, along with our sister property Cannon Green! Guests will be able to enjoy live music, margarita tastings, and food samplings from top local restaurants. Buy your tickets today. May the best margarita win!

Zero Restaurant is participating in the Charleston Margarita Festival once again this year! Charleston City Paper’s Margarita Festival will be held on Friday, July 14th. Zero Restaurant + Bar is excited to join this growing tradition, along with our sister property Cannon Green! Guests will be able to enjoy live music, margarita tastings, and food samplings from…

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zero george charleston sous chef tyler

Zero Restaurant is excited to welcome Tyler Chavis to our team as the new Sous Chef. Tyler grew up cooking with his extended family in Orangeburg, South Carolina, and has been working in professional kitchens since he was just sixteen years old. He moved to Charleston in 2010, and earned his degree from the Charleston Culinary…

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From May 18th – June 18th, the artwork of Whitney Kreb will be on display at Zero George for our George x George pop- up with George Gallery celebrating Spoleto and the Charleston arts community. Kreb’s series, inspired by Charleston landscapes and sea life, will be displayed throughout the lounge at Zero George with viewing hours from…

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Spoleto Cocktail Zero Resaurant

Join Zero Restaurant + Bar for Spoleto from May 26th – June 11th as we celebrate the arts in Charleston with our signature cocktail. This year’s Spoleto cocktail is called the Black Rabbit, and it’s easy to see why. The drink’s pitch black color is a bit jarring, but rest assured, the taste is delicious. The Black Rabbit…

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Vinson Petrillo

Follow Chef Vinson Petrillo’s recipe and make Fresh Chickpea Spread with Crispy Black Olives at home! This recipe can also be found in Jessica Murnane’s cookbook, One Part Plant. Read our blog post about his recipe feature! Recipe serves 6 Ingredients: 1 lb. Fresh Chick Peas Peeled 4oz Baby Spinach 1 Clove Garlic Chopped Fine Juice…

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Vinson Petrillo

Jessica Murnane has a friendly request: that you eat just one plant-based meal daily. In her book One Part Plant, Chef Vinson Petrillo shares his recipe for Fresh Chickpea Spread with Crispy Black Olive. Get the book, in stores now, for a simple guide to eating real, one meal at a time. And, bookmark Jessica’s Charleston guide for where…

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Space Invader Zero Restaurant Charleston

Join us at Zero Restaurant and Bar for a cocktail that’s out of this world ~ The Space Invader. This drink was created by our bartender, Kincaid Fairburn, and Executive chef, Vinson Petrillo. The Space Invader get its name because of it’s  odd combination of flavors that work very well together. Try The Space Invader at Zero George, or…

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Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Zero Restaurant Charleston

Come to Zero Restaurant to try our legendary Royal Bermuda Yacht Club cocktail! This is a unique twist on a classic Tiki cocktail. It is served with a spent lime wheel that is filled with overproof rum that is on fire!   What’s inside the Tiki Head: White Rum Dark Rum Campari Lime Sugar Angostura…

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Zero Restaurant will once again participate in Limehouse Produce’s annual Citrus Celebration cocktail competition. This year, the competition revolves around the Page Mandarin fruit, a cross between a Minneola Tangelo and a Clementine Mandarin. Limehouse Produce will announce the Citrus Celebration winners in mid-January, 2017.  Zero Restaurant’s submission is a sour-style cocktail~ a Page Mandarin Cordial….

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Give the gift of culinary excellence this holiday season through a gift card for Zero Restaurant + Bar. Guests can use a gift card towards anything from a meal at the restaurant to cooking class with Executive Chef Vinson Petrillo, making it a truly unique and versatile gift.   Purchase Gift Card Through Open Table

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In an exhibit that truly comes full circle, pieces from Solomon Guggenheim’s extensive collections are being presented at the Gibbes Museum of Art once again, for the first time in 78 years. To commemorate the return of these amazing works of modern art, Zero George has crafted its own masterpiece—culinary style. Our fantastic culinary team took…

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Thursday, December 8th 2016 5:00-8:00pm  Zero George Street Hotel | Charleston, SC FEATURING Croghan’s Jewel Box DryBar Charleston Mac & Murphy Hart Jackets Lake Pajamas SYG Charleston Artist Collective Candlefish J. Stark Celebrate local Charleston vendors while finding beautifully crafted and heartfelt gifts for all of your loved ones this year at Zero George’s Holiday…

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What’s better than a margarita on a hot day? A whole festival full of margaritas, hand crafted by local Charleston mixologists! Join us as Zero Restaurant + Bar competes for the best signature margarita at Charleston City Paper’s inaugural Charleston Margarita Festival. The Margarita Festival will be held on August 19 from 6-9pm at the Charleston Maritime Center….

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Mark your calendar! May 24: ibu Trunk Show, 2nd Floor Lounge from 5-7 pm.  You’re invited -> Click here to RSVP! May 24 – June 15: ibu design takeover at Zero George June 15: ibu Dinner at Zero Restaurant by Executive Chef Vinson Petrillo, 5-course prix-fixe menu inspired by global flavors, $95 with beverage pairings. Reservations required.   Just…

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  Zero-in on all things fashion at Zero George. Charleston Fashion Week 2016  kicks off March 15, and we’re ready! Bartender Kincaid Fairburn is debuting his “Walk on Fire” cocktail at Zero Café + Bar that he created to toast to Fashion Week! One of our favorite local designers and founder of IBU Movement, Susan Hull…

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  SP Young Chef Menu   Potatoes baked in seaweed and salt, mussels cooked in whey, buttermilk, sorrel Cobia poached in spring garlic, anchovy, onion, ramson Lamb, caramelized yoghurt, carrot, liquorice ‘Benne Wafers’, green tea, lime Early season strawberries, elderflower, fresh almond, almond cake   As champion of the national competition to represent the USA in the international…

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There’s lots to love about Valentine’s Day weekend at Zero. Friday, February 12 5-Course Tasting Menu with Wine Pairings with Executive Chef Vinson Petrillo $185 per person Menu Sunday, February 14 6-Course Tasting Menu with Wine Pairings with Executive Chef Vinson Petrillo $225 per person Menu Saturday, February 13 Food is Love – a 6-Course Tasting Menu…

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Zero’s Executive Chef Vinson Petrillo and Top Chef Kristen Kish are co-hosting Food is Love – a six-course tasting menu experience on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The prix-menu ($225 per person) includes wine pairings. For reservations, please call Zero Café + Bar at 843-817-7900.  

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Top Chef Kristen Kish is co-hosting “Food is Love” – a 6-course Valentine’s tasting menu experience on Saturday, February 13 with Zero’s Executive Chef Vinson Petrillo. Kish competed on Bravo’s Top Chef Season 10 where she won the coveted title, becoming the second female chef to win the prestigious competition. She went on to become Chef de…

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  You’re Invited! Please join us for a HOLIDAY TRUNK SHOW with friends and good cheer! Wednesday, December 2nd 2015 4:30 – 7:30 pm Zero George Street Hotel | Charleston, SC FEATURING Croghan’s Jewel Box J. Stark Lulie Wallace Sip on a complimentary “Goldbug” cocktail by Zero Café + Bar as you shop at our…

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This fall is, of course, election season, and here in Charleston all eyes are on the mayoral race—our first real race in 40 years. Meanwhile presidential candidates are busy campaigning and giving pundits plenty of fodder. But if you want to be sure your vote counts, give it to us! Zero George (once again!) is…

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With summer’s tourists on the wane and humidity long gone, fall is pure magic here in the Lowcountry. There’s nothing like waking up to an autumn Charleston morning and sipping espresso on our piazza—the air is bright and frisky, the day open for exploring. Or cruise down to the Battery on one of our complimentary…

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Mrs. and Smith Hotels has just nominated Zero Café + Bar “Best Hotel Restaurant,” and we can’t think of a better time than Charleston Restaurant Week (September 9-20, 2015) to experience the restaurant and enjoy our menu by Executive Chef Vinson Petrillo. Click here to view our Restaurant Week Menu. Chef has created a delicious three course menu…

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Get to know the Zero Café + Bar team! Step into our 110 sq. foot kitchen and chances are, you’ll see Amanda Black teaching a Monday night cooking class at the Zero George Cooking School or prepping for dinner. As Sous Chef, Amanda works side-by-side Executive Chef Vinson Petrillo where they are constantly innovating new…

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Mark your calendars for Monday, August 24th, when Zero George Cooking School will host the next installment of its guest chef series. Chef Annie Pettry, hailing from Decca in Louisville, Kentucky, will be joining us to offer a demonstration of her legendary culinary expertise. Guests will enjoy tasting the dishes, which will be presented as…

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The 10th Annual Palette and Palate Stroll is coming up on Friday, July 17th! Zero Café + Bar’s Chef Vinson Petrillo will be among the local chefs handing out samples. Stop by and say hello to him at Dog & Horse Fine Art, which will feature a special exhibit of fine 19th century dog and…

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This June, where and what you eat can help save lives and deliver the first AIDS Free Generation in over 30 years.  Zero Café + Bar is proud to announce that it will be joining restaurants, bars and food trucks across the world to encourage epicureans to EAT (RED), DRINK (RED) and help SAVE LIVES….

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Zero Café + Bar is now open for dinner on Sundays! Our new dinner hours are Tuesday – Sunday, 5 – 10 pm. Zero Café + Bar is located on the main level and courtyard of Zero George Street Hotel located in downtown Charleston. The restaurant is open to the public. Call 843-817-7900 to make your…

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We were delighted to host chef/television personality Anthony Bourdain at Zero George while he was in Charleston, SC filming for his show. Bourdain spottings included late night eats at the Waffle House and a Riverdogs baseball game with pal (and local resident) actor Bill Murray. Check out Eater Charleston for the scoop on his whereabouts! Our Executive Chef…

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Join Executive Chef Vinson Petrillo at Commune Supper Club, a community dining experience designed to bring awareness to the amazing work that is being done here locally in Charleston, South Carolina. The dinner takes place on Wednesday, May 13 at High Wire Distillery and features Michael Perez, Executive Chef at Indaco; Jacob Huder, Chef de Cuisine…

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  Zero Café + Bar Executive Chef Vinson Perillo battled it out among the ten US finalists for the spot to represent the United States in the San Pellegrino Young Chef of the Year competition. His winning dish at the New York finals was Pressurized Octopus, Chorizo, “Parsley” Wagyu Cheek Agnilotti, and Octopus Ink Emulsion. He now…

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Zero George Cooking School will host another installment of its guest chef series by hosting a demonstration style class with Ashton Keefe on Saturday, June 13 from 11 am – 1 pm. Call 843-817-7900 to reserve your spot! Keefe is a classically trained chef from Manhattan’s French Culinary Institute and a former lead instructor at NYC’s Haven’s Kitchen. Keefe’s…

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The South’s most anticipated culinary event, the BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival, celebrates its 10th anniversary this March 4-8. The Festival “infuses home-grown flavor with top chefs, winemakers, authors, storytellers and food enthusiasts.” The calendar is packed with events for every food lovers’ palate! On Friday afternoon, attend the Culinary Village where Zero’s Executive…

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As a destination to see and to be seen, Zero Café + Bar is proud to be a supporter of the 8th annual Charleston Fashion Week (CFW).  Between rocking the runway and shopping the Style Lounge, we invite you to kick up your  stilettos and enjoy craft cocktails in the Courtyard or in our intimate…

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S.Pellegrino Sparkling Natural Mineral Water announced this week the 10 U.S. finalists in the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 competition, and one of Charleston’s young guns is on the list. Chef Vinson Petrillo, Executive Chef of Zero George Hotel and Zero Café + Bar, has been selected from a field of more than 3,000 nominations submitted from around the globe. Finalists were…

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Charleston Restaurant Week takes place now through January 18th. Zero Café + Bar is offering a three-course menu for $45 per person or order a la carte. Zero Café + Bar and our sister property, Cannon Green, are now accepting reservations for Charleston Restaurant Week. Led by Executive Chef Vinson Petrillo and his culinary team, Zero Café + Bar fare features…

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Charleston Restaurant Week, one of the most anticipated culinary events in town, takes place January 7-18! This celebration gives visitors and residents a chance to dive into the unique culmination of culinary delights throughout the city. From international cuisine to southern comfort food, Charleston is home to many James Beard award winning restaurants and notable…

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Zero George Street owners Dean Porter Andrews and Lynn Easton of Easton Events have opened up their newest Charleston venture – Cannon Green – a restaurant and events space located at 103 Spring Street on the downtown Peninsula.  Eater Charleston writes that they are “struck with wonder” by the new space. Visit the Eater Charleston website…

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Capturing Charleston’s style, character, and beauty for more than 35 years, Charleston Magazine is the authority on living well in the Lowcountry. Charleston Magazine Food Critic Jeff Allen dined at Zero Cafe + Bar and published a raving review in the December issue on newsstands now. To see the complete feature, pick up your copy of Charleston Magazine…

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Breakfast at Zero George isn’t complete without a tender, buttery biscuit made by Callie’s Hot Little Biscuits. Carrie Morey founded the company in 2005 and has been going nonstop every since. It’s no wonder that she was chosen as one of Martha Stewarts’s “Dreamers into Doers” and her biscuits have been featured on Food Network…

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Zero’s Executive Chef Vinson Petrillo will join four other esteemed Southern chefs for the Feast of the Fishes on Thursday, December 11. The event is presented by The Local Palate magazine. Each chef will each prepare a course of the family-style meal throughout the evening. Cocktails will be served starting at 6:30 pm and dinner will…

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Guest contributor Hart Hagerty used her Mandarin to work as a lifestyle/fashion editor in Shanghai. Since 2012 Hart has also consulted for major brands and trend research agencies about the Chinese fashion market and is a resident Shanghai editor for LUXE City Guides and Travel + Leisure as she continues to expand her fashion brand…

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You don’t have to be a guest at Zero George to experience what Condé Nast Traveler recently named one of the Best New Food Hotels in the World. On any given night, you’ll find a mix locals and visitors dining al fresco in the hotel’s courtyard at Zero Café + Bar. From the 1804 Kitchen…

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You may recognize our Executive Chef Vinson Petrillo from Food Network’s Chopped where he swept the competition away in a fierce culinary battle. But, that accolade is just an accouterment to his expansive resume. From the family kitchen to the hottest haunts in New York, Chef Petrillo brings his passion for sustainable, contemporary cuisine to…

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Join us at Zero Café + Bar ,in Zero George Street Hotel, this month to enjoy our light and refreshing Pan-Roasted Wreckfish. Created by Executive Chef Vinson Petrillo, this dish is served up with a house-made romesco sauce that adds a hearty texture and a unique flavor component when paired with this clean whitefish. The…

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The Daily Meal: All Things Food and Drink has listed Zero George as a hotel that offers more than just a lovely room. It is rather “a hotel that celebrates the local culinary flair and provides a chance for guests to cook, tour, and taste in a variety of settings.” Along with a concept that…

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Today marks the start of Charleston’s 2014 Fashion Week. For five days, beginning March 18th, foreign and local designers, models, and fashioneastas converge on Marion Square to pay homage to budding trendsetters in the industry. Unlike the larger fashion weeks of Cannes, New York, or Los Angeles, where a few famous names guard the limelight,…

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It’s no surprise to find Charleston at the forefront of the East Coast’s craft brew craze. Lovers of Lowcountry cuisine don’t shy away from bold flavor and spice, and why should their beer be any different? As you walk down the Palmetto streets, don’t settle for the watery beverage of everyman. Take pride in the…

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Visiting Charleston and skipping brunch is like going to New York City and not having a cupcake from the famous Magnolia Bakery. Charlestonians love to make brunch a part of their weekly routine, which means there are many great restaurants to choose from when you want to start your Sunday with some Eggs Benedict or…

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  There is no doubt that Charleston is a food centric city! At Zero George Street, we are fortunate enough to be able to enjoy some of the best of Charleston foods, featuring vegetables from our Chef’s Garden, in our very own demonstration kitchen. Every Wednesday and Saturday, Chef Randy Williams regales guests and locals…

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Escape the dreary days of Winter with a refreshing and relaxing weekend in Charleston! Experience the brisk air of Charleston along the cobblestone streets without the need for gloves or scares. Capture the sights, sounds, and tastes of the season with a dining experience from sips to savors in the culinary capital of the South….

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Zero George’s Inaugural Oyster Roast was the perfect way to celebrate the fall season with local fare, bushels of oyster, bespoke cocktails, and fine friends. Of the many historic Charleston food traditions, an Oyster Roast is one of the most iconic. Is there anything better than friends and food on a crisp fall evening? Chef…

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Zero George Street is thrilled to announce an exciting new addition to our existing in-house culinary program. Our Zero Café + Bar opened to the public last week. Our culinary team is as passionate about food as we are about service and hospitality. We look forward to welcoming our guests and locals to Zero Café…

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At Zero George Street, we love having the luxury of a strong cup of espresso from our Miele machine in the morning. The Zero George Organic Charleston Coffee Roaster Blend gives us the energy to explore all that historic Charleston has to offer. We’ve found that our house made granola is the perfect complement to…

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It sounds cliché to say that Charleston has an activity for everyone. For Jamisyn Becker, our Events and Food Manager, Charleston has a plethora of options to explore.

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King Street is now home to Charleston’s newest Italian restaurant, Indaco. Italian for Indigo, this restaurant is the latest of The Indigo Road Restaurant Group’s ventures and serves rustic Italian dishes in a lively environment and central Upper-King location. This large, modern space seats 100 and offers traditional plates including the Margerita pizza, the Fettucini…

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In Charleston, cast iron is to bacon what sugar is to sweet tea, the perfect complement. Macaroni and Cheese is a vegetable and a table is measured by the quantity and quality of cornbread that lies upon it! Unfortunately, if you walk into our kitchen, you may find empty Le Creuset pots and the barest…

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At Zero George, we appreciate moments in the afternoon where we may savor all that which Chef has selected with a refreshing glass of wine or homemade hummus. On days when it’s raining, we invite you to relax in our luxurious drawing room. On perfect Charleston evenings, we hope you’ll relax on our blue stone…

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Technique: Supreme How to: To remove the skin, pith, membranes, and seeds of a citrus fruit and separate its wedges. Orange: Invigorating garnish to a salad on a summer’s day Lemon: Local Red Drum roasted with lemon Lime: The perfect complement to a refreshing Capirinha At Zero George, Chef Randy Williams focuses on technique. Not…

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Imagine a leisurely Thursday afternoon learning to cook like a chef while enjoying a cold glass of wine. This week Chef Randy Williams welcomed guests into the Zero George kitchen to learn the skills and techniques for fresh seasonal Lowcountry dishes. The Chef’s concept for this class was to use fresh local ingredients during their…

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A Foodie’s dream is the annual BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival, February 28 – March 3, 2013.  Interact with and learn from the country’s best chefs, authors, and beverage professionals.  More than 80 events over the course of the weekend from the Culinary Village and Grand Tasting Tent to wine tastings and a variety…

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Zero George offers cooking classes in our historic Kitchen House featuring a classic French enamel range. Learn to make lowcountry favorites as well as innovative new dishes and drinks to entertain your friends and family. Enhancing the guest experience, an ongoing series of seasonal Create + Savor Packages have been created allowing an intimate, hands-on…

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