Culinary Institute of the South Breaks Ground
Technical College of the Lowcountry hosted its groundbreaking ceremony for the Culinary Institute of the South on Tuesday, October 15 onsite at Buckwalter Place in Bluffton. Crowds of supporters from state and local legislators to future students gathered under a large white tent to celebrate the occasion.
“This is the community’s culinary school, an initiative that began almost four years ago,” TCL President Dr. Richard Gough said. “We are here today, in large part, due to the vision, leadership, and support of the Beaufort County Council, Beaufort County School District and the Town of Bluffton.”… Read more here.
Food has a way of bringing people together. And now, it has a special opportunity to close the gap between industry and workforce in the Lowcountry. The Culinary Institute of the South at Technical College of the Lowcountry is set to open in the fall of 2020 in Bluffton’s Buckwalter Place. This 26,000 square-foot facility has received more than $11.5 million in local funding from Beaufort County, Beaufort County School District and the Town of Bluffton. Read more…
Beaufort Gazette/Island Packet
Flip on one of television’s many food or cooking-related shows and there’s a pretty decent chance your screen will be full of images of shrimp and grits, barbecue, or fresh oysters on the half shell…. Read more.