CIC alum BJ (Ben) Dennis was thrilled to be invited by Chef Sean Brock to come to Nashville and share the cuisine of the Gullah culture. For the first of the Workshop Series in the Stables, Husk Nashville's private dining facility, Chef Brock featured two nights of a shared menu. BJ's dishes, seen above, were Crispy Shrimp, Sweet Pea and Rice Croquettes with Geechee Peanut Sauce, Snapper with Shrimp and Crab Purloo, Eggplant Gumbo, and a Charleston Chewy with Vanilla Soft Serve and Bourbon Sauce. The Workshop Series includes an hour of lecture preceding the dinner.
Chef Brock also included BJ in the Charleston Cook It Raw event. Catch a look at him in the film. Thanks, Chef Brock, for your inclusiveness.