Charleston, SC, February 10, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Lights, camera, action … Circa 1886, a AAA Four-Diamond, Mobil Four-Star award-winning restaurant located in Charleston, S.C., is making its online video debut in a new Podcast featuring Executive Chef Marc Collins. The Podcast, which is the first in a regular series offered by the restaurant, showcases the restaurant’s winter menu and provides tips on cooking with seasonal ingredients.
In the four-minute video filmed in the Circa 1886 kitchen, Chef Collins shows some of the restaurant’s winter dishes and key seasonal ingredients, including meyer lemons, cipollini onions, butternut squash and candy-striped beets.
“I always enjoy interacting with our customers, and online video is another great outlet for me to reach out to them,” says Collins. “I hope the Podcast series will help inspire at-home chefs to spice up their everyday dishes and entice them to dine with us at Circa 1886.”
The video Podcast is available at www.circa1886.com, as well as on many different online video Web sites, such as YouTube at www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjNt0rkUlRY.
Set inside the historic carriage house for the award-winning Wentworth Mansion® hotel at 149 Wentworth St. in Charleston, S.C., Circa 1886 is a AAA Four-Diamond, Mobil Four-Star award-winning restaurant offering traditional southern cuisine with a modern twist in a sophisticated, historic setting. Executive Chef Marc Collins, named by Esquire Magazine as a chef to watch in 2002 and co-founder of the successful BB&T Charleston Food + Wine Festival, presents innovative southern dishes, which draw on the rich culinary history of Charleston during the time period when the Mansion was originally constructed. Collins also brings a French influence and a touch of 21st century culinary artistry to his creations. Circa 1886 has received numerous accolades, including the DiRoNA award for fine dining in North America, as well as the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.
The restaurant is open for dinner Monday through Saturday from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., and prices range from $7 to $10 for first courses, $18 to $33 for featured courses, and desserts start at $8. For more information and reservations, please visit www.circa1886.com or call (843) 853-7828.
For more information contact:
Lyn Mettler, (843) 388-8376,