The African-American Experience: From Black Hands to White Mouths

At Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site

Enjoy a special presentation given by Chef Kevin Mitchell of the Culinary Institute of Charleston. Chef Mitchell earned his Master’s at the University of Mississippi in Southern Studies, focusing on Southern Foodways and the historical tradition of African-Americans in the culinary arts. Chef Mitchell will be presenting, “From Black Hands to White Mouths,” his research on the lives of the free and enslaved African-American cooks of Charleston. $10.00/Adults, $8.00/SC Seniors, $3/Ages 6-16 & Students with ID Advanced registration required. Call 803-827-1473 or email There will be no 11 am tour of the mansion.


  • February 29, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Event Hours

    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Registration Deadline

    February 24th

    Meeting Place

    Meet at the visitor center.

    What to Bring

    Proper clothing in case of extreme temperatures. Historic structures are not climate controlled.


    $10/Adults, $8/SC Seniors, $3/Ages 6-16 & Students with ID


    FREE with Park Passport Plus/All Park Passport