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Bread + Butter Announces Full Lineup of TOAST Online Cooking Classes



Bread + Butter, a Charleston nonprofit connecting the hospitality industry with the community at large through staffing and service initiatives, this week announced its full lineup for their previously-announced TOAST (Teaching Others a Skill or Technique) online cooking classes. Classes will occur every other Tuesday at 6:30 pm from September 15th through December 15th, focusing on a specific culinary skill or technique and led by a chef expert.

Attendees will receive an email outlining ingredients and equipment needed in advance of the class. Each class is donation based (with a suggested donation of $20) and open to the public. These virtual cooking classes will also be passed on to Bread + Butter culinary students who cannot access in-person culinary education during the pandemic.

The TOAST schedule includes

  • September 15th: Butchery 101 with Executive Chef Michael Tuohy, FullHouse Hospitality

  • September 29th: Pickling Techniques with Executive Chef Todd Garrigan, Blu Restaurant

  • October 13th: Spooky Baking with Culinary Liason Katy Powers, Neighborhood Dining Group

  • October 27th: Pasta Party with General Manager Steve Seguin, Beech Restaurant

  • November 10th: Thanksgiving Favorites with Chef Lauren Furey and Friends

  • December 15th: Holiday Extravaganza with Chef Lauren Furey and Friends

To register for a future class, visit

More about Bread + Butter

Founded in 2018 by longtime Charleston hospitality workers Becky Burke and Xan McLaughlin, Bread + Butter aims to bridge the gap between the labor shortage in restaurants and wanting to offer a positive career path for students. The nonprofit helps students gain employment in the culinary industry by bringing Charleston chefs into existing culinary training programs for the purpose of education and recruitment. After the students receive their hands-on training, they are placed in a job within Charleston’s hospitality industry. In addition to a wide range of culinary skills, the students leave the program with strong leadership skills and a sense of pride for their community. Bread + Butter also works to support those working in the culinary industry through a series of unique programs like their weekly Mental Health Monday initiative. To learn more, visit or visit Bread + Butter on Instagram and Facebook.

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