CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Morgan Hurley has won the competition for preparing an opening night cocktail for the Charleston Food and Wine Festival.
He has concocted what he calls a Noble Hospitality cocktail.
You can sip it on opening night tonight at the Culinary Village in Marion Square in downtown Charleston. Hurley is the Bar Director for Mex 1 restaurant. He beat out other bartenders in winning a chance to prepare his winning cocktail.
Opening night runs from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday with 35 participating chefs. Tickets are $150.
Forbes Traveler calls Charleston Wine and Food one of the top five food festivals in the world.
For more information, go to www.charlestonwineandfood.com.