Gullah Geechee food festival
On October 18, 2019, the Haig Point community on Daufuskie Island will host a new food festival highlighting Gullah Geechee cuisine native to the barrier island. Named Daufuskie Island Vibes & Tides, the events span the weekend with wine tastings, dinners, and brunch.
The chef list includes Charleston native BJ Dennis, soul food chef Roosevelt Brownlee, famed restaurateur Alexander Smalls, James Beard Best Chef Southeast Mashama Bailey, and local chefs Brandon Carter (Farm), Andrew Carmines (Hudson’s), Orchid Paulmeier (One Hot Mama’s), Clayton Rollison (Lucky Rooster).
The weekend passes start at $799.
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