Taste of Lake Murray Returns with a Mouthwatering Lineup of Culinary Delights

Columbia, SC – 03/12/2024 – The highly anticipated Taste of Lake Murray is set to make a return to the DoubleTree by Hilton in Columbia on March 21, 2024. Presented by Lexington Medical Center, this culinary extravaganza promises an evening of delectable flavors, live music, dancing, and charitable giving in support of the Annual 4th of July Celebration on Lake Murray.

Event Highlights:

  • Date: March 21, 2024
  • Location: DoubleTree by Hilton, Columbia

Featured Culinary Offerings: Attendees will have the chance to indulge in a diverse array of dishes prepared by renowned chefs and culinary teams. Some highlights from the menu include:

·       518 Smokehouse | IG @518smokehouse

Smoked Pork Coppa with low country succotash, Carolina gold grits, and chipotle maple gastrique.

·       Bessies Bites & Sweet Delights | FB @bessiesweetdelights

Mini cupcakes: red velvet, triple chocolate, key lime, and strawberry; banana pudding

·       Big Boys BBQ | FB @bigboysbbq

BBQ Pork sliders

·       Blue Marlin | FB@bluemarlin_sc

World-renowned shrimp and grits

·       Cinnamon Hill Kitchen | IG @cinnamonhillkitchen

Mini jumbo lump crab cake with jalapeño remoulade, corn maque choux, and vegan & gluten-free sweet potato salad

·       Columbo’s at DoubleTree by Hilton | FB @doubletreecolumbia

Basil pistachio crusted lamb loin with wild mushroom risotto

·       Hall’s Chophouse | IG @hallscolumbia

Braised Beef Martinis

·       Lexington Innovation Center | IG @lexington2_culinaryarts

Blackened peach bruschetta with salmon crostini

·       Luzianna Purchase | IG @luziannapurchase

Chicken & Andouille Jambalaya

·       Moe’s Southwest Grill | FB @moescolumbia

Mini rice bowls with black beans, adobo chicken, pico de gallo, and cilantro

·       Nothing Bundt Cakes | FB @nothingbundtcakeslakemurraysc

Lemon squares, bundt cakes: red velvet and strawberries &  cream

·       Roy’s Grille | IG @roysgrille

Jerk chicken street tacos with roasted poblano crema, eggplant caponata, and pickled veggies

·       Sarah’s Rockin’ Kitchen | IG @sarahsrockinkitchen

Fresh grilled chicken wrap with premium fresh ingredients

·       The Bistro | IG @bistro_on_the_blvd

Braised short rib over heirloom grits with pickled red onion and braising jus.

·       Verde | IG @eatatverde

Mesa Verde-inspired shrimp dip with chipotle lime marinated shrimp with pickled onion, cucumber, tomatoes, and Cilantro

·       Beverage South’s “Spirit Walk” | FB @beveragesouthcolumbia

Enjoy samples of Lo-Fi Mexican Lager and Surfside Vodka while supplies last

Entertainment: The event will feature live music from The Voltage Brothers and Under the Sun. Attendees will also get to vote for their favorite chef, who may represent Team Lake Murray Country at the 2024 World Food Championships in Indianapolis.

Ticket Information:

  • Tickets: $125
  • Available online, at the Lake Murray Country Visitors Center, or at the door.
  • Attendees must be 21 and up.

Contact Information:

  • For more information and ticket purchase, visit LakeMurrayCountry.com or call 803-781-5940 | 1-866-SC-Jewel.

About Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board: CCLMC is the official source for all things Lake Murray Country, offering information on attractions, dining, hotels, outdoor recreation, fishing, golf, and events. Explore the top Southern destinations of Columbia, Richland, Lexington, Newberry, and Saluda. Connect on social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and YouTube. #LakeMurrayCountry #TopSouthernDestination #TasteOfLakeMurray24


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