Nikki Haley, former South Carolina Governor and current ambassador to the United Nations, had some nice things to say about Hilton Head Island on Twitter Saturday evening.
“Loved having sweet friends from South Carolina along with amazing chefs from Hilton Head Island come to the James Beard House in NYC,” said Haley in her tweet. “Great friends+amazing food+NYC= A happy heart ❤️”
The James Beard House renowned in the Big Apple as a “performance space” where visiting chefs can show off their skills, according to the website of the James Beard Foundation, which maintains the house.
The foundation aims to encourage participation in the culinary arts through mentoring, education and scholarships, as well as the presentation of awards.
The Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort will be hosting a Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner for the JBF on Thursday, Feb. 22 with iconic Beaufort County chefs such as Brandon Carter of FARM in Bluffton, Matt Roher of Hilton Head’s Sea Pines Resort, Clayton Rollison of Lucky Rooster on Hilton Head and the Omni’s own Hayden Haddox.
Tickets will run from $115 and $175.