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Southern Smoke Festival

SAVE THE DATE! The big bash returns in 2024. Join us on Saturday, October 5 as we host some of the F+B industry’s most talented chefs and personalities and throw a party to support F+B in crisis nationwide. You’ll eat your share in big and bold bites; have your choice of superb wine, beer, and spirits; and enjoy outstanding live music to enhance the chow-down experience. Proceeds will benefit Southern Smoke Foundation, which has distributed more than $11 million to F+B workers nationwide. Help our cause and rock out with us this October!


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Southern Smoke Decanted

It’s time to let loose. This spring, Decanted, presented by Lexus, unlocks the best of our wines and each other in Southern Smoke’s inaugural wine event, uniting wine lovers with vintners from around the world in a spectacular afternoon benefiting Southern Smoke Foundation.

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Mar 11 2024
Beyond the Hospitality Dinner - SOLD OUT
Greenville, SC
We have teamed up with Euphoria to bring SSF founder Chris Shepherd to Greenville to collaborate with Chef Michael Kramer of JIANNA for an unforgettable evening. Guests will enjoy a carefully crafted menu while making a meaningful impact on the lives of the hard-working individuals who bring flavor and joy to our dining experiences. The talented lineup will share stories of their journeys in the hospitality industry, emphasizing how food and wine serve as the threads that weave communities together and how important it is to support our hospitality community. As you create memorable connections & experiences, your glass will be filled with perfectly paired wines from our local urban winery, Carter Family Wines. $35 from every ticket purchased will directly support the hospitality industry through the Southern Smoke Foundation. We thank you for your generosity.