In the News for Hotel Bennett
04 / 16 / 2019 | The Network Journal
Today, the 168-room Salamander Resort & Spa (part of Salamander Hotels & Resorts), where “forever First Lady” Michelle Obama was spotted with her daughters in 2014, has a Five-Star rating from Forbes Travel Guide – the gold standard in the hospitality industry since 1958.
04 / 16 / 2019 | SCNow
Chef Michael Sichel’s offerings were on-point. He cites his Italian heritage for enabling him to grow up in an environment of deliciousness. (I can attest to the richness of learning to cook at the knee of an Italian mother!) A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, his career has taken him across the United States and even to Provence, where he acquired an affinity for European culinary traditions.
04 / 16 / 2019 | Eater Charleston
The New Orleans influences throughout Hotel Bennett’s Gabrielle impressed Post & Courier’s Hannah Raskin this week, who said head chef Michael Sichel’s knifework and sauces revealed a firm grasp of French technique, his dishes “luxe and decadent” and “strikingly delicious.”
04 / 01 / 2019 | Porthole Cruise Magazine
With a focus on elegant European design and architecture, the 179-room luxury hotel opens onto Marion Square and offers stunning views of the park and the city skyline from it's guestrooms, suites, and public spaces.
03 / 31 / 2019 | Southern Living
I had high expectations when I set my sights on Charleston for the first time. A place doesn’t win the title of South’s Best City three years in a row without a gift for hospitality and plenty of charm. The city brims with both—that’s evident—but there’s more. Charleston is home to hundreds of years of history and is still constantly reinventing itself.
03 / 29 / 2019 | Brides
For foodie couples willing to catch a quick flight, Charleston, South Carolina is the definition of a charming getaway—by plane, it’s less than two hours from Washington D.C. and just over two hours from New York City.
03 / 27 / 2019 | Charleston City Paper
Just 28 years ago, the Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau opened its office at 423 King St., something that Price considers a pivotal moment in upper King history. Three years later, the street converted to two-way traffic. Between 2005 and 2007, sidewalks were resurfaced with granite and bluestone, and unsightly power lines went underground.
03 / 20 / 2019 | The Post & Currier
In New Orleans, though, the French influence on food is unmistakable, and chefs are generally expected to be familiar with the knife work and sauces it’s bequeathed. That’s made abundantly clear by the opening menu at Gabrielle, located on the first floor of the Hotel Bennett, one of those new hotels that provoked agita and legal battles by positioning itself hard by Marion Square.
03 / 15 / 2019 | Fox 24 Charleston
On this edition of FOOD FRIDAY, we take you to La Pâtisserie to meet one of the top 10 Pastry Chefs in America by Pastry Design Magazine, Remy Funfrock. Chef Funfrock is the Executive Pastry Chef at the Hotel Bennett in beautiful Downtown Charleston, SC.
03 / 15 / 2019 | AFAR
Some of Charleston’s famous waterfront mansions are open to the public during the annual Festival of Houses & Gardens this spring.