‘Tis the Season for Taste of the Season….a festive sampling of local food, wine and seasonal beverages plus wonderful music and a silent auction chocked with an eye-popping selection of getaways, golf packages, work of art and more. This annual event, hosted by the Hilton Head Island Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, will be held in the ballroom of the Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa on Friday, Nov. 22 starting at 6 pm.
Over 35 local Lowcountry restaurants and eateries will provide creative culinary delights, many created specifically for this event. Local chefs anticipate this event for months, honing their recipes and gastronomic offerings to the delight of hundreds of hungry party-goers.
If a pre-holiday a visit to our Island is in the works for you, your family or perhaps a “girl’s weekend” adventure then kick it off right at Taste of the Season! Or if you’re planning a Hilton Head Island or Bluffton event in the future (wedding, family reunion or corporate retreat), Taste of the Season is the savvy way to sample first-hand the creative cuisine of many chefs all in one spot – talk about value!
Take it from me, foodies of all ages and backgrounds will be amazed and wow-ed by the varied selection, top-shelf quality and inventive vision of the spread placed before them. Newcomers Ombra Cucina Rustica and the Healthy Kitchen at Hilton Head Health promise to set the bar high in the flavor category.
Chef Brad Blake of Skull Creek Boathouse, looks forward to this annual event, “ Taste of the Season kicks off the season and really gets every one – chefs and patrons alike – in the holiday spirit. All the chefs bring their “A-Game” to this event, they realize it’s a great chance to shine the spotlight on their talent and their restaurants. It’s a lot of fun too.
The Beach House, will turn your taste buds on their ears with Country Ham Biscuits with Red-Eye Aioli, Miniature Chicken and Waffles with apple cider gastrique and a unique Liquid Nitrogen Desert Station:with Eggnog Ice Cream and Caramel Corn Dragons Breath. Last year’s top honor went to Hugo’s Seafood & Steakhouse and their “Surf n’Turf Lollipops” – Lobster Wontons & Hawaiian-seared Filet Mignon with Celeriac Puree, Parsnip Chips & Soy Vinaigrette – a lot to say but easy to swallow, like magic in your mouth!
Other event favorites include Michael Anthony’s, Old Oyster Factory, Chart House, One Hot Mama’s and of course, Conroy’s located on premises at the Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa. Lest you think all bases are not covered by this event there is also dessert – with exquisite treats from Elaine’s Cake Creations & Sugar Garden, and marvelous down home goodness baked especially for this event by Bessie of Hudson’s Seafood House.
By all accounts it is looking to be a night of scrumptious wonder for foodies and party lovers alike! So what are you waiting for? Click here to get more details and order your tickets.