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Charleston Chefs' Kitchen Tour

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More than a classic culinary tour, this Charleston Chefs’ Kitchen experience provides behind-the-scenes access to top Charleston restaurants and shows you how professional kitchens work in real life. Meet the chefs behind trendy and traditional restaurants alike, sample popular dishes, and learn about Charleston’s culinary scene from an industry insider as you walk through Charleston’s historic downtown.
  • Get behind-the-scenes access to Charleston kitchens and meet top chefs
  • Tour includes enough food tastings to keep you full
  • Ideal for anyone with an interest in the Charleston culinary scene
  • Guide shares insider info on a walking tour of Charleston’s culinary scene
What to Expect
Make your way to the Charleston Visitors Center to meet your guide. Then, begin walking through historic downtown Charleston en route to five restaurants tried and tested for quality. At each restaurant, meet with top Charleston chefs, peek behind-the-scenes at busy 5-star kitchens, and learn about Charleston's ever-growing food scene from industry insiders. Samples, such as pastries, biscuits, and traditional Southern cuisine, give you a taste of the dishes Charleston has to offer. As you walk, your guide tells you about Charleston history, food, and culture, giving you a better sense of the character of Holy City that you might miss on your own. When the tour is over, your guide walks you back toward your original meeting point. Please note: Advise of any allergies in the "Special Requirements" section when you book.
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Important Information
Departure Point
375 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
Departure Time
9:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Food tasting
  • Local guide
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please advise about Allergies in the (Special Requirements section) during check out!
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure.
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The local stories that Houn shared with us were amazing along with every restaurant stop along the way. This is a must do to get a flavor of the history and food of Charleston.
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Interesting tour of two excellent restaurant kitchens as well as a couple specialty shops. The tour focused on the history of Charleston as well as the foods unique to the region. For us the tour resulted in us returning for dinner at both restaurants. Our expectations were
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Hoon is a hoot! We had a great time and learned alot. The food was excellent and the chefs were all very friendly and accommodating. We enjoyed Hoon's sense of humor and wealth of knowledge.
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Tour guide did a great job, he made it fun and very enjoyable. We laughed a lot and all the chefs made it informative. Charleston is quite the dining scene!
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We thought this tour would be more of a behind the scenes of kitchen’s tour, as stated in the description. We only saw behind the scenes at 2 out of the 5 stops where we actually engaged with the chefs and learned something from them. Too much history given of Charleston, and
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