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At the Chef's Table Culinary Tour

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Address: Central Business District, Greenville, SC
Phone Number: +1 800-979-3370

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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A Delicious Experience!

Greenville has become a great foodie location, and this tour hit some of the best! At each location, there was an appetizer-to-small plate size sample and beverage, presented by... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Greenville has become a great foodie location, and this tour hit some of the best! At each location, there was an appetizer-to-small plate size sample and beverage, presented by the chef along with detailed information about the preparation and pairing with the beverage. During the walk from location to location, John provided a great explanation of the history of Greenville... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food at each venue was uniformly great as were the drink pairings - the talks by the chefs at each stop were very interesting and gave a little insight into the "inner workings" of a busy restaurant. John, the guide and owner of the tour company gave a lot of interesting detail on the surrounding buildings and on the development... More 

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Statesboro, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tour was awesome. Food was great and very informative tour. Highly recommended. Never been on one before and was a little skeptical but everything was delicious. An opportunity to try foods I probably wouldn't order on my own

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Chillicothe, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really loved the tour. I would highly recommend this to everyone that loves food. There was a lot of great information from the chefs history from the guide

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San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I was visiting a friend in Greenville and found this activity on Trip Advisor. We did the Saturday afternoon tour and enjoyed it immensely! Our tour included Soby's on the Side, Nose Dive, Soby's, Passerelle Bistro and The Lazy Goat. We liked most of the food that was served, but weren't crazy about the Duck Confit sandwich we had at... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

John Nolan owns the tour business and conducts the tours personally. Nice mix of local history, meeting restaurant staff/chefs at each of the 5 restaurants, and a review of the dishes. Food was terrific. At $45 per person for this 3-hour gem, it is a bargain. If this review is helpful then please indicate so below.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

This was our first culinary tour and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Our guide John mixed Greenville history in with restaurant backgrounds-we learned about the city, while we were treated to five delicious courses, at five separate locations. We were able to meet the chef's at most of the restaurants, and enjoyed hearing their backgrounds, and why they chose to prepare... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We love culinary tours. Who would think our favorite was in Greenville SC. We came to the town to visit our son and booked this tour for the three of us. The restaurants were wonderful and all included drinks too. The food was bountiful. We could not finish everything as the night wore on. The tour started at 6pm and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I had never been on a culinary tour before this one. It was a great way to be introduced to the city and the culinary scene. John, the leader of the tour, was very knowledgable about the city and able to answer many questions and provide a number of recommendations for other restaurants to try out. I definitely recommend this... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 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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