Category: Food & Drink

Menu inspiration, cocktail hour and other bits & bites

4 Tips To Keep Your Charleston Wedding Guests Cool For the Summer
Virgil Bunao

It’s no secret that Charleston is a top summer travel destination – the days are long, the ocean breezes warm and the living is… well, you know. Think baseball games and beach chairs, art strolls and farmer’s markets, riverfront barbecues, scenic boat cruises and cocktail hour in the shade of a wide Southern porch. Sounds […]

Relish Your Rehearsal Dinner in Charleston
Photo by Caroline Lima Benusa

We love any excuse for a celebration – especially when it’s accompanied by clinking glasses and a delicious menu – so naturally, we’re fans of the rehearsal dinner! Not only does this kick-off occasion heighten excitement for the big day; it’s your chance to give a warm welcome to friends, family and out-of-town guests, and […]

Pass It On: New Hors d’Oeuvres for Your Wedding Crowd!
Photo by Andrew Cebulka

There’s nothing more Southern than cocktail hour, and no better setting than Charleston to impress your wedding guests with a designer sampling of delicious, creative bites to kick off the celebration. Want your first taste to make an impression? Leave it to the Patrick Properties culinary team to elevate the menu with our newest hors d’oeuvres […]

Elevate Your Wedding Day Cuisine with PPHG

There’s something so special about enjoying a night out at a top restaurant. The thoughtful ambiance, attentive service and exquisite flavors of the chef’s carefully executed menu – it’s easy to rush through our casual everyday meals, but there’s a reason we like to linger in this upscale setting (and it’s not just that fabulous […]

Our New Favorite Signature Cocktails for Summer
Photo by Lucy Cuneo

It’s officially summertime here in the South, and there’s no better way to cool off than a refreshing sip in the shade of magnolia branches and inviting porch swings. Not that we need an excuse for cocktail hour here in Charleston – especially on your wedding day! Signature drinks add a splash of color, creativity […]

The Brilliance of the Rehearsal Brunch
Photo by Andrew Cebulka

Brunch: is there any weekend ritual more revered here in the South? From leisurely get-together to the elegant champagne soiree, Charlestonians make the most of this mid-morning meal – and if you’re planning a destination wedding in Charleston, it’s a tradition worth sharing with your out-of-town guests. In wedding etiquette, the ceremony rehearsal is typically […]

Blooming Beauties: Our Favorite Wedding Cakes for Spring

From brilliant azaleas to fragrant dogwood and magnolia, there’s nothing more enchanting than springtime blossoms in the South – and no better inspiration for your Charleston wedding, especially when it comes to the sweet centerpiece of your big day… the wedding cake! Get ready to swoon over these gorgeous floral confections by Patrick Properties pastry […]

Dare to Pair

August 27, 2014
Dare to Pair

We had so much fun with last week’s man-approved menus, we just couldn’t help ourselves in spotlighting another favorite food trend brought to life by our celebrated chef and team of imaginative event experts! Sorry mom – this week, we’re giving you permission to play with your food, with handcrafted beverages and signature dishes as […]

Man Up the Menu

August 18, 2014
Man Up the Menu

This week, the countdown to college football season is on – and if your soon-to-be mister is a sports fan, it takes a serious MVP to tackle your Charleston wedding plans between tailgates and touchdowns. Time to call in the Patrick Properties event pros with the perfect solution: when it comes to the menu, take […]

Raise the Bar

August 08, 2014
Raise the Bar

Want to know one of our favorite, most exciting things about your wedding in Charleston? It’s the reunion of a lifetime! Think about it: the people who mean the most to you are coming together – from across town, across state borders and even across oceans – to celebrate the moment you say “I do” […]