Charleston Farm-to-Table Food Tour and Chef's Challenge

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This 3-hour tour showcases the seasonal bounty of the Lowcountry and the creative prowess of a local chef.

- Handpick local seasonal produce at a neighborhood market alongside a Charleston chef.
- Explore the historic Cannonborough-Elliotborough neighborhood with a city-certified guide.
- Enjoy a one-of-a-kind farm-to-table experience at a local restaurant with a 5+ course feast, created from your seasonal Market selections.

This is a great way to explore a beloved local produce shop and historic neighborhood, meet a Charleston chef (or two!), and see their creativity in action. Come enjoy a true Charleston farm-to-table experience, that's unique, local, and not-to-be-missed.


  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Lunch included



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28 reviews

Average 4.82 out of 5 stars based on 28 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Pat_H, Mar 2023 Verified
Really enjoyed the tour! Great walk around town with John who filled us in on history of Charleston. Amazing to see how the Chef’s took 12 peoples ingredient choices and turned them into fabulous dishes for us to enjoy!!!
Todd P, Mar 2023 Verified
Just a fantastic experience from start to finish. Our tour guide named John was very friendly, knowledgeable of Charleston history and conveyed that historic knowledge in such an interesting lesson. The chefs were fantastic in both their creative and delicious courses, but also explaining how they decided on what they created as well as describing how all of the food fits together and where it came from. If you are looking for some excellent and different food choices as well as interesting Charleston history that’s not mainstream touristy, this is a great choice.
Lance H, Feb 2023 Verified
Guilds (pronounced, Giles) leads a special tour that few else could give considering his upbringing in Charleston and his particular interests in life. I high recommend booking this tour first full day in town as it will help set your understanding of the area and give plenty of insights on which one can lean for the balance of days in town.
25yearsmore, Jan 2023 Verified
My 3 daughters and I all loved this tour! Giles was full of knowledge and stories and kept us interested and moving toward our delicious meal at the end of our walk! The Neal itself was AMAZING! We recommend this trip to everyone!!!
Leslieyerger, Dec 2022 Verified
This was a fantastic tour and we all enjoyed it. Our tour guide John was amazing and very knowledgeable. Our chefs Kyle and Magoo were awesome and cooked some of the best food I’ve ever had. Very highly recommend this tour and I would love to do it again in the future.
Okpara_F, Dec 2022 Verified
Learning the history of Charleston. Our guide was excellent. The food was to die for. The chefs did an exceptional job
Linda_H, Nov 2022 Verified
Each participant picked our own food item at a market and then were pleasantly surprised at the dishes that the chefs prepared for us! While they cooked, our tour guide John took us on an excellent tour of upper King Street area and all the history.
bsbs24, Oct 2022 Verified
This whole experience was a joy. It's a really smart idea to combine a short walking tour together with a chef-prepared dining experience. You start the day by shopping with the chefs in a local market and then letting them go off to the restaurant to begin to prepare food while you spend an hour with a wonderful tour guide to learn a bit about one of the neighborhoods of Charleston. Then you return to the restaurant to see what small plate offerings the chefs came up with using the ingredients you selected.The food was all great and creatively prepared. We especially enjoyed the conversation with the chefs who shared their thought process about each of the many courses they came up with.
Denise_M, Jul 2022 Verified
Excellent tour! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and our chefs were awesome! Food was amazing! Really enjoyed everything about this tour!
ehronmitch, Jul 2022 Verified
The tour was great given that it covered an area of Charleston that is off the beaten path. Highly recommend this tour and chef experience! The food was amazing! Great way to support local establishments and the people!

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