Employee Spotlight: Erin Steffen – Sales Manager

It’s easy to see why Erin Steffen dives into each Patrick Properties event with a winning spirit and confident focus. The former College of Charleston varsity swimmer joined the PPHG team in May 2015, propelled by her early hospitality career and passion for exceptional service. Erin’s sharp drive earned her a promotion within a year […]

Real Wedding Inspiration: Anthony + Tommy’s Destination Celebration of Love at Lowndes Grove Plantation

When “Words with Friends” turns into “more than friends”… Tommy + Anthony Berner-Retro  Wedding Date: May 9th, 2019 Ceremony & Reception: Lowndes Grove Plantation Tommy and Anthony met about 8 years ago when the app “Words With Friends” was all the rage. They had a few mutual friends and unbeknownst to them, were already friends […]

Hitting It Out of the Park: Chef Peden Rucker

Original Post: TTC Alumni & Friends Peden Rucker enjoyed a successful college baseball career at USC Aiken and had just finished his first season pitching for the Riverhawks, a minor league baseball team in Rockford, Ill, when he decided to turn in his baseball cap for a chef’s hat. “I was talking to a friend […]

LOWCOUNTRY LIVE: PPHG Pastry Chef Jessica Grossman Shares Her Sweet + Salty Granola Recipe

Earlier this week, PPHG Pastry Chef, Jessica Grossman, joined Charleston Wine + Food Festival for a fun filming of Lowcountry Live! Usually known for her gorgeous (and delicious!) wedding cakes, the ever-talented Jessica shared her yummy recipe for Sweet + Salty Granola. In case you missed it, you can snag the recipe here! Sweet and […]

VOTE FOR THE PARCEL 32 “SMASH BURGER” – BEST BLENDED BURGER

✨ VOTE FOR THE PARCEL 32 “SMASH BURGER” – BEST BLENDED BURGER ✨ Before the Grand Opening to the public, Parcel 32 teamed up with the James Beard Foundation & Mushroom Council to host a #BlendedBurgerProject luncheon. Parcel 32 Executive Chef Shaun Brian, Patrick Properties Hospitality Group Culinary Director Peden Rucker, and Short Grain Owner/Chef […]

Real Wedding Inspiration: Alexa + Scott’s Classically Elegant Lowndes Grove Plantation Wedding

A champagne dream on the water… Alexa + Scott Cervone Wedding Date: March 9, 2018 Ceremony & Reception: Lowndes Grove Plantation Scott and Alexa worked at the same company and met in 2013. He worked remotely in Chicago, and she worked in HQ in Philadelphia. Alexa ended up moving to Chicago about a year after […]

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: SHAUN BRIAN SELLS – Parcel 32 Executive Chef

Chef Shaun joined the Patrick Properties Hospitality Group family in late 2017 and is Executive Chef of soon-to-open Parcel 32 on Charleston’s Upper King Street. Sells’ love for cooking began at a young age, roaming and foraging for food in his hometown of Coral Bay, St. John, and fishing off his dad’s sailboat. He often […]

REAL WEDDING INSPIRATION: Katelyn & Benjamin’S timeless WILLIAM AIKEN HOUSE wedding

Teddy stole the show… Katelyn + Benjamin Shuford Wedding Date: February 24, 2018 Ceremony & Reception: William Aiken House Katelyn had just moved to New York after graduating from the College of Charleston when she first met Benjamin at a bar in the Hamptons. They reconnected three weeks later at a mutual friend’s birthday in NYC. […]

Employee Spotlight: Lauren Yerrick – Assistant Pastry Chef

Meet our very talented & creative Assistant Pastry Chef, Lauren Yerrick! Lauren studied DCT University Switzerland in Vitznau, Switzerland for six months and earned an Advanced Certificate in European Pastries and Chocolates. Lauren has previously worked in several bakeries & was the former Pastry Chef of Cassique at Kiawah Island Club for over two years. She […]

Insider’s Guide to Charleston

More than half of our couples are choosing Charleston for their destination wedding, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by Charleston’s seemingly endless options for dining, shopping & play. Patrick Properties Hospitality Group is lucky to call The Holy City home, and we’ve compiled a list of all of our favorite restaurants, boutiques & activities […]