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At the Chef's Table Culinary Tour

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Address: Central Business District, Greenville, SC
Phone Number: 800-979-3370
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The At the Chef’s Table Culinary Tour affords guests the opportunity to sit...

The At the Chef’s Table Culinary Tour affords guests the opportunity to sit at the tables of some of the city’s top chefs and sample their signature dishes. Tours include special access and experiences that go far beyond the normal dining encounter. Not only do you get to meet the chefs and sample their creations, but you also get to see cooking demonstrations (usually offered on Tuesday tours), eat in elegant private dining areas, and more. Stops include visits to: Nose Dive (Gastropub) Soby's on the Side (Deli and Catering)* The Lazy Goat (Mediterranean cuisine and tapas) Soby's New South Cuisine (fine Southern cuisine) Passarelle Bistro (French inspired cuisine) Beyond the memorable culinary experiences, you will also learn fascinating insights into Greenville’s rich history, culture and architecture as well. (*If a restaurant has a schedule conflict, a stop at The Loft at Soby's or Papi's Tacos may be substituted. )

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May 31st Tour - Wow!

Great food, great company, great experience! Bill and I had never done a food tour before and will definitely consider one again. John was a knowledgeable leader who didn't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2016
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Averill Park, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

It was our first trip to Greenville as well as our first food tour and it turned out to be a very yummy and informative afternoon. Our guide John did an awesome job giving us historical information about Greenville and was very knowledgeable about all five of the restaurants we visited. The food was good at some places, excellent at... More 

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Averill Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Great food, great company, great experience! Bill and I had never done a food tour before and will definitely consider one again. John was a knowledgeable leader who didn't disappoint. We had a wonderful time learning about Greenville and sampling its fantastic restaurants! We would highly recommend this tour for any foodie or anyone else visiting Greenville...great way to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

I would recommend this tour to all but keep in mind there are a lot of stairs and walking. Food was wonderful and with the mixed drinks or wine served at each stop you definitely get more than your moneys worth. Non alcoholic drinks and water were also included if requested. Servings were generous and unique. All restaurants were well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We went on this tour with our faculty to celebrate the end of the year. It was amazing! We were able to meet the chefs, eat amazing dishes from 5 different restaurants and learn about Greenville all in the span of 3 hours. Well worth the money!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

This was a nice tour, but don't eat lunch before you come as the portions are huge! Our first two stops had more than we eat for lunch usually & we were quite full. Also, the first two stops were very similar...so there was a bit too much of the same on the tour. Would be nice if it were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

The tour ended up being great after some confusion as to where we'd be starting the tour as it was not mentioned on any of the confirmations received. The tour seems coordinated with the Table 301 restaurants as it just goes to those places. On my tour, we went to five different restaurants and stopped at some other places for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Took the tour with John today. Five great restaurants in downtown Greenville. Portions at the sites were very generous and very tasty. John incorporated the history of Greenville into the tour as we walked from place to place. Hope to take his BBQ for in the future. Highly recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

When we first moved to Greenville in 2013 my wife and I took this tour to help ourselves get more aquainted with downtown and some of the restaurants. We were pleasantly surprised to not only enjoy a terrific sampling of some of the downtowns restaurants but got a great historic tour as well. John Nolan not only knows food he... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

My wife and I are locals and loved this tour. Getting to meet the chefs and learn about their food was a treat. Our guide John was personable and has a wealth of short, interesting historical stories that helped us appreciate downtown Greenville even more. We would definitely do this again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

John has picked a great selection of restaurants to feature the delicious eats (and drinks!) in downtown Greenville and paired it with some interesting historical highlights along the way. My party of five ranged from 25-88 years of age, and everyone absolutely LOVED it. There was a bit of walking on the tour (about one mile in total), but the... More 

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