South Carolina
Savor Charleston's Culinary History, Heritage and Delectable Flavors
Learn the story of Charleston through its cuisine as you enjoy culinary demonstrations, visit the Charleston Tea Plantation and learn to make your own authentic Lowcountry delights.
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Program No. 19280RJ
6 days
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Taste the flavors of the Lowcountry during this culinary immersion into the history and cuisine of South Carolina. Rub elbows with some of Charleston’s top chefs as you explore this historic city and its most notable restaurants and take part in a private cooking demonstration that will introduce you to the techniques of Lowcountry cooking. Discover how Charleston’s cuisine has evolved over the past 300 years as you sample the specialties of local eateries and culinary landmarks.
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Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles per day, some uneven terrain. Bicycle taxi -seats two people- available (your cost) for those who would like to ride instead of walk. Must be arranged ahead of time.

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  • Take part in a private cooking demonstration that will introduce you to the techniques of Lowcountry cooking and enjoy the fare the chef has prepared.
  • A field trip to the Charleston Tea Plantation — located on picturesque Wadmalaw Island — offers a look at the only tea plantation in the U.S and Angel Oak Tree.
  • Soak up the history of Charleston at sites like the French Huguenot Church, the Battery and the City Market.
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Al Miller
Al Miller received a bachelor’s degree in English, speech and drama from Baptist College — now Charleston Southern University. He is a recognized historian specializing in local, black history with emphasis on the Gullah-Geechee culture. He brings his musical talent to his lectures for a unique perspective. Al enjoys leading educational excursions, is a licensed real estate agent, as well as a historian and lecturer on black history. He is also a member of numerous organizations, including the Choraliers Music Club of Charleston, Alpha Phi Fraternity and St. James A.M.E. Church.
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Al Miller
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