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Charleston Food & Wine
With Chef Kevin Fonzo

Charleston, South Carolina
02 March 2022 - 07 March 2022 | 5 Nights
Starting at $3,974/person
  • Culinary Experience
  • Wine and Spirits Appreciation
  • Cooking class
1 Home base
1 Destination
Activity level
Light
Service level
Premium
Group size
Max
10
Journey designed by
Chef Kevin Fonzo
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Welcome to our Spring feast, one that keeps us in the beautiful U. S of A, on the Atlantic coast. Have you met Charleston? Whether or not you have been here before, visit Charleston during a time of year that you will not want to miss. Hosted by several times James Beard Award Nominee Chef Kevin Fonzo, navigate the festival's events, hand-picked by Kevin.

The festival is a catalyst for connections that inspire curiosity through thoughtful storytelling and meaningful experiences with a "Sense of Place". Not, that's not our poetic side coming out, it is exactly how the festival describes itself. And it is right on point with what we know, and our personal experience. It also supports the Charleston and the Lowcountry’s diverse culinary + hospitality community.
And it helps that it is hosted in one of the most beautiful historic parts of the city. So, join Kevin and Art In Voyage for a true feast of the senses.

Your Host

Chef Kevin Fonzo
Chef Kevin Fonzo

Highlights

Visit Charleston Wine + Food Festival with an Award Winning Chef

You'll experience one of America's favorite culinary/wine appreciation festivals with a renowned, award winning Chef. He'll hand select events and experiences to participate in, with introductions to other chefs in the industry.

Experience Chef Fonzo's Favorites

Chef Fonzo will introduce you to some of his favorite restaurants as well as a private cocktail crafting experience at a local staple: The Gin Joint. It's like going to visit your friend, that takes you everywhere a visitor should go, even cooking for you, at home, one evening.

Itinerary

B = Breakfast
L = Lunch
D = Dinner
Welcome to The Chuck

Welcome to The Chuck

Day 1

Welcome to The Chuck! After a short flight in from home, you are met with a private transfer to what will be your home for the next five nights: The Restoration. There, your host is awaiting your arrival, cocktails on hand. Get refreshed in your room before a quaint welcome reception. From there we will walk to the Opening Night Party at the Charleston Wine + Food Festival.

Winederlust

Winederlust

Day 2

Today we start slow. Enjoy breakfast at our hotel, stroll the Historic District of Charleston before Chef Fonzo takes you to one of his friend's restaurants for a private lunch. From there, enjoy an afternoon of wine experiences as we visit Charleston Wine + Food Festival before heading back to our Hotel for a private cooking class/dinner in a unique spot!

Festival Day

Festival Day

Day 3

After breakfast, we head out to the festival for a full day of events hand selected by Chef Fonzo. Experience the culinary village and night bazaar among other presentations. Chef Fonzo may even surprise you with some VIP perks. We end the day like we started..eating!

More More More!

More More More!

Day 4

Have you had enough eating yet? We start the day with a breakfast event at the Charleston Wine + Food Festival, followed by a cocktail creation experience at a local staple: The Gin Joint. I am sure many of you will enjoy an afternoon at leisure before a great dinner at one of Chef Fonzo's picks.

Southern Renaissance

Southern Renaissance

Day 5

Let's end this on a high note: Gospel brunch - Our afternoon will be at leisure; feel free to enjoy more of the festival or venture off to enjoy time in the city. Tonight our farewell dinner will take place as part of the famed Southern Renaissance dinner.

Time to say goodbye... or extend?

Time to say goodbye... or extend?

Day 6

Had enough? Your private airport transfer will be ready when you are. Still hungry? Art in Voyage can create a personalized extension in Charleston or maybe the coast sounds better? Let us get creative for you.

Accommodations

The Restoration

The Restoration

Charleston, South Carolina

Located on Charleston’s iconic King Street, The Restoration is at the center of it all.
In stitching together previously disconnected buildings, The Restoration bridges indoor and outdoor common areas, and historic and contemporary styles, with creative flair. A covered courtyard breezeway, complete with penny wishing fountain, leads from the sleek reception area to the comfortable library, where exposed brick, reclaimed wood beams and flooring add a vintage counterpoint to modern furniture and décor. The color scheme is indigo blue, a style native to Charleston.

Guests are welcome to peruse an impressive collection of Assouline titles (the hotel is the exclusive Southeast...

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The finer details

Studio Suite

$3,974/person
Based on double occupancy
Deposit: $750/person
Final balance due: 90 days before departure

One Bedroom Residence

$4,673/person
Sold out
Based on double occupancy
Deposit: $750/person
Final balance due: 90 days before departure

Nights

5 Nights in Charleston

Meals

5 Breakfasts

3 Lunch (including tasting event and brunch)

3 Dinners (includes festival tastings)

Activities

Daily experiences & tickets at Charleston Wine + Food Festival

Mixology Class

Cooking Class with Chef Fonzo

VIP Experience with Chef Fonzo at the Festival

Extras

Services of a Chef & Host throughout

Private airport transfers

24/7 Concierge services by Art In Voyage

Add-Ons and Extension

Private Ghost Tour

$100/person
Featuring 1849's Magnolia cemetery and the USS Yorktown

In-room 90-Minute Massage

$225/person
Wash away the stress of flying and traveling with this in-room 90 minute massage at our host property.

Good to know

All listed activities are optional in attendance

Additional daily trips and excursions may be arranged for a small supplement.

Domestic flights not included, but AIV can assist at no additional charge.

Travel insurance is recommended (Art In Voyage partners with Seven Corners)

How about extending?

Come early, or leave late. Allow our consultants to customize a pre- or post- extension to your journey.

Why travel with us?

Expertise & Flexibility

Friends /Family Spirit /Small Groups

Unpretentious Luxury Vibe

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In case of a cancelation at more than 60 days prior to departure, your deposit will be returned minus a $150 per person administrative fee.

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