Women-Made Dinner Benefits Women-Made Houses

A Guerilla Cuisine supper next Sunday will benefit Sea Island Habitat for Humanity’s Woman Build, a weeklong program in which “women from all walks of life” collaborate on a home construction project.

Participating chefs include Kelly Franz Richburg, Jacqueline Hesse and Andrea Lever Upchurch (Magnolias); Jessica Toutant Eisenberg (The Original Ms. Rose’s) and Danetra Delgadilló Richardson (Kiawah Island Golf Resort.)

The Apr. 27 dinner starts at 6 p.m., and – as always – the location is a secret. Tickets cost $75; purchase at eventbrite.com.

Guerilla Cuisine Returns With Dinner Featuring Sylvain Chef

cakesSo-called “underground dinners” may no longer be novel – or especially mysterious – but a highly-regarded New Orleans chef heading here for a one-night residency remains a fan of the format.

“Different ways to convey food are part of the food culture of a city,” says Sylvain’s chef Alex Harrell, scheduled to star in Guerilla Cuisine’s first supper of 2014. “A lot of people are a little bit put off by these things, but I welcome them. It gives chefs an opportunity to experiment with food they might not be able to experiment with in a restaurant kitchen.”

Guerilla Cuisine, a roving supper club, has hosted sporadic local events since its launch seven years ago. The concept took a brief hiatus this year while founder Jimihatt served as interim chef at Camden’s Duck Bottom Plantation, but spokeswoman Angel Powell says “2014 will bring a limited season of Guerrilla Cuisine dinners, a few featuring local chefs, but mainly talent from out of town.” Continue reading