Category: Patrick Properties Team News

Accolades & awards, community service, employee recognition and newsworthy updates from PPHG

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Employee Spotlight: Jackie Willis Roberts – Director of Sales

When it comes to your wedding day, who better to have on your team than this former Clemson University cheerleader? Jackie’s intimate knowledge of Patrick Properties Hospitality Group’s historic Charleston venues stems from more than 7 years as part of our events and sales team. As an event manager, Roberts tackled every logistic – from […]

Employee Spotlight: Executive Banquet Chef Peden Rucker

Chef Peden Rucker directs Patrick Properties Hospitality Group’s celebrated culinary program across our historic Downtown Charleston event venues. When your guests are raving about how amazing the food was at your event, this is the man behind the magic! A natural leader in the kitchen, Peden’s refined technique and expertly tailored menus reflect nearly a […]

Two Can’t-Miss Occasions With PPHG During Charleston Wedding Week!
Corbin Gurkin for Charleston Weddings magazine

Mark your calendar, beautiful: we’re inviting you to join us in the New Year for a full week chock-full of wedding inspiration and signature experiences right here in Charleston! We’re talking luxury fashion showcases, floral workshops, pop-up fêtes, book signings, venue tours… Oh, and more than a dozen celebrity wedding pros and A-list designers  – not to mention the gurus of Martha Stewart […]

Meet PPHG’s New Banquet Chef Peden Rucker

Say hello to our latest addition to the seasoned culinary team at Patrick Properties – Banquet Chef Peden Rucker! Chef Peden brings to the table nearly a decade of experience in high-end weddings and events, where his expertly tailored menus and thoughtful presentation shine brighter than that winning smile. Hard to believe a career in the […]

Ready to Step Behind the Scenes of Special Events? Start Here at PPHG!
Photo by Aaron & Jillian

There’s no shortage of gorgeous Southern wedding inspiration here on the PPHG Blog, but ever wonder what it’s like to be part of the team that brings our most incredible events to life? If you’re thinking about a career in weddings, special events or hospitality, there’s no better time – or place like Charleston – […]

First Look: The New Tent at Lowndes Grove

The holidays may still be weeks away, but we just couldn’t wait to share a special gift that Patrick Properties has in store for the New Year – especially one this big! Joyful tidings we bring, bride-to-be, with this first look at our chic new tent at Lowndes Grove Plantation! Exclusive to Patrick Properties from […]