Historic Rice Mill with Good Food Catering
Good Food. Great Service. Spectacular Events.
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The Historic Rice Mill
17 Lockwood Drive
Charleston, SC 29401  | map
Services: Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
Catering: Offered in-house
Maximum capacity: 300
 
 
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Good Food. Great View. Spectacular Weddings.

The Historic Rice Mill is Charleston's most spectacular waterfront venue featuring versatile indoor and outdoor event space. With unparalleled sunset views, the Historic Rice Mill is a unique venue every bride will love. Built in 1861 and located in the heart of downtown Charleston,  the inside of the Historic Rice Mill has been extensively remodeled offering, exposed brick, wide plank wood floors, large double windows and pressed tin ceilings. The ground floor is the perfect event space for any occasion. The beautiful mahogany and marble bar is well suited for entertaining. The adjacent bar area naturally lends itself  to live music and dancing. 

The Rice Mill is available for event rentals seven days a week, daytime or evenings. The exclusive caterer, Good Food Catering, comes from the creators of acclaimed restaurants 39 Rue de Jean, COAST and Virginia's on King. From traditional Southern to French, Asian or Classic American Cuisine – Good Food Catering offers custom menu creations to meet your needs, tastes and budget. Good Food Catering is also available at unique off premise venues throughout the Lowcountry.

The venue is appointment only. Please call to arrange a time to meet one of our representatives on site for venue, food and beverage planning. 

http://info@goodfoodcatering.net ∙ 843.723.7952

http://www.39ruedejean.com/upstairs.html ∙ 843.725.5959 ext. 20


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Leslie 11 Reviews
We worked with Jennifer Payne of Good Food Catering. She is WONDERFUL - THE BEST! She is not only professional but accommodating and flexible with any changes. Her suggestions and guidance are always "spot on"! We so appreciated her "can do" attitude and spirit. She listened closely to our every wish and desire, understanding our "attention to detail" plan for the Reception. We wanted to use every part of the Historic Rice Mill - not only the beautiful interiors but all the outside areas. The 40 ft mahogany bar is simply elegant, easily decorated - bartenders exceptional! We used the credenzas in the room for pictures or displays making the room feel like part of our home. Also nice is the Rice Mill has tables and chairs for use so you don't have to rent them. The room overlooking the dockway and marina can be used for the cake table or for guest tables or seating with sofas like we did - another "feels like home" touch everyone enjoyed. The covered porch is especially nice draped with fabric - another gathering area for guests with cocktail tables or to place chairs and ottomans for seating. The dockway leading to the uncovered patio is perfect for chairs to watch the sunset, as we did. The uncovered patio we lit with overhead string lighting and used as a satellite bar area with teak and brass cocktail tables from the Rice Mill - perfect place for a photo booth, too. The entrance to the Rice Mill is even more inviting with lanterns in the oak trees! This venue made for a magical evening! The food was exceptional and constantly kept pace with our guests' appetites! We still receive notes and calls about the food and venue. We had a variety of some of the best food in Charleston – crab cakes, Mac N Cheese station, Pork Loin - not only did it taste fantastic, but was displayed beautifully! In summary, Jennifer Payne of the Historic Rice Mill and Good Food Catering helped make this "the wedding of our daughter's dreams"! We could not have been more pleased!
Wedding: 04/13/2013
Services Used: Catering, Ceremony & Reception Venue


I love working with everyone at Good Food Catering! They are so great and so is the Rice Mill Building! It's beautiful...the views of the water, the decor (exposed brick, hardwood floors and "art deco" ceiling), and location are awesome. I highly recommend!
 


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Historic Rice Mill with Good Food Catering is a wedding waterfront, historic, bridal, venue, caterer from Charleston, SC . We service weddings throughout the local area, including Kiawah, Columbia SC, hilton head SC, Charlotte NC, and Savannah GA, Myrtle Beach. Historic Rice Mill with Good Food Catering is a professional wedding waterfront, historic, bridal, venue, caterer that has been part of the Charleston, SC wedding industry for 9 years. We specialize in Catering, Waterfront, Reception, Private Events, Corporate Events, Special Events, Off-site Catering, Business Luncheon, Business Luncheons, Corporate Luncheon, Corporate Luncheons, Corporate Team Building, Venue Rentals, Off-premise Catering, Executive Chef, French Cuisine, Fresh Seafood, Southern Cuisine, Bridal Brunch, Rehearsal Dinner.

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