Nestled off the lobby of Belmond Charleston Place, Charleston Grill is often praised for its decadent menu items and carefully curated ambiance. Executive Chef Michelle Weaver welcomes summer by creating new dishes inspired by simple, fresh ingredients. Seasonal vegetables like asparagus, mushrooms, peas and radishes bring a taste of warmer weather to the new items.
Chef Weaver creates tasteful imagination through her interpretation of new recipes. The Goat Cheese and Spring Vegetable Tart starter comes from her Southern dinner menu, which, takes regional favorites and creates new flavors with a contemporary twist. The Tart is delightfully decadent, featuring fresh herbs, lemon and olive oil, while also showcasing the produce of the season.
A new favorite, the Iberico Ham appetizer, is an exotic fare that is inspired by flavors from all over the world. This unique and cosmopolitan meal, features some of the finest ham in the world. It comes from Spanish black hoofed pigs that consume acorns, giving the dish a wonderfully sweet and nutty flavor. The ham is paired with whipped ricotta, piquillo peppers and marcona almonds, this light yet rich recipe is the perfect starter to an evening of wonderfully creative fare.
If your appetite is feeling less adventurous and in need of a delicious classic starter, the Crab Cake is calling your name. Chef Weaver’s, staple of the Charleston Grill Crab Cake is always on the menu and sure to satisfy your taste buds. Stop in to try these delicious new creations or stick with one of her timeless masterpiece. Either way, you are in for a treat.