Grand opening and ribbon cutting for Culinary Institute of the South at Technical College of the Lowcountry planned for Nov. 18

A grand opening and ribbon cutting for the Culinary Institute of the South will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 18, on the new campus in Buckwalter Place.

The event will mark the official opening of the school, though classes will already have begun the previous month for the fall semester.

The Culinary Institute is set to open this fall. Rendering provided.

The public is invited to attend. Self-guided tours of the 29,000 square-foot facility will begin after the ribbon cutting.

The Culinary Institute of the South is at 1 Venture Drive, Buckwalter Place, in Bluffton.

About the Culinary Institute of the South at Technical College of the Lowcountry 

The Culinary Institute is a 29,000 square-foot training facility featuring six academic classrooms, two teaching kitchens, two baking labs, a lecture theater and teaching restaurant. A FOODseum, an interactive museum which will tell the story of Southern food, is set to open on the campus in 2022. Students can choose from one of three program areas – Baking & Pastry, Culinary and Hospitality – and can elect to earn an associate’s degree or certificate in these areas. For more information visit www.tcl.edu/culinary-institute

About TCL 

The Technical College of the Lowcountry is the region’s primary provider of higher education and workforce training. The public, two-year, multi-campus community college serves approximately 5,000 students annually. TCL has campuses in Beaufort, Bluffton and Hampton and serves Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper Counties. For more information visit www.tcl.edu