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Drayton Hall Presents: Chef Kevin Mitchell on a Tale of Two Historic Dinners

May 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Kevin Mitchell, chef and scholar of southern foodways discusses history as told through his food in two historic meals presented in Charleston. Chef Mitchell will revisit the cooks, the ingredients and the inspiration for the Nat Fuller and the Drayton Hall Tribute dinners.

CLS partners with Drayton Hall for Chef Mitchell’s talk on what it was to research and create two historic dinners in tribute to the enslaved cooks of Charleston. A powerful and moving story told by food from hands of a scholar who researched their stories and work.

A remarkable conversation regarding one chef’s journey with Charleston history is planned.

Chef Mitchell’s discussion is free to all. The reception is for $10 members and $20 non-members. No door admittance can be accommodated, please  RSVP HERE TO ATTEND.

This lecture is made possible by a grant from South Carolina Humanities.


May 16, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm