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Garden & Gun 10th Anniversary Dinner

On March 16, 2017, G&G hosted friends of the magazine for an unforgettable 10th Anniversary celebration at the Beekman Hotel in New York City. The evening featured a Southern-inspired dinner by James Beard Award–winning chefs Tom Colicchio and Mike Lata followed by cocktails and a special performance by Amanda Shires.

Special thanks to: 
Kiawah Partners
Explore Charleston

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Guests are welcomed at the Beekman for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres before dinner.

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James Beard Award–winning chefs Mike Lata and Tom Colicchio take a break from the kitchen to mingle with guests before dinner.

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From left: G&G‘s Senior Vice President & Editor in Cheif David DiBenedetto, President & CEO Rebecca Darwin, Senior Vice President, Brand Development & Creative Services Jessica Derrick, and Vice President & Publisher Christian Bryant gather together during the celebration.

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From left: Kiawah Partner Chris Randolph, Tom Colicchio, and David DiBenedetto pose during the cocktail reception.

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A toast to ten years of the magazine.

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From left: Steel Magnolias playwright Robert Harling, G&G Contributing Editor Julia Reed, and David DiBenedetto.

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G&G Vice President & Publisher Christian Bryant and Explore Charleston Director of Marketing Catherine Dority.

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Cohost of ABC’s The Chew Carla Hall and Chairman & CEO of Grey Group Jim Heekin share a laugh.

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A Garden & Gun–inspired tablescape at dinner with a menu prepared by chefs Tom Colicchio and Mike Lata.

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Hot smoked monkfish with mixed grains & beets.

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From left: Author Bruce Feiler, jewelry designer Gogo Ferguson, and David DiBenedetto.

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Explore Charleston Board Chair Linn Lesesne, Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, Michael Haley, and Explore Charleston CEO Helen Hill.

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Amanda Shires and her band before their performance.

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From left: Kiawah Partners Jordan Phillips and Patrick Melton, G&G co-founder Pierre Manigault, and Susan Kridler.

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From left: Barrie Benson, Terri Henning, and Meg Phillips toast to ten years.

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Perry and Laura Vinroot Poole enjoy the performance by Amanda Shires.

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David DiBenedetto introduces Amanda Shires.

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Amanda Shires performs for the crowd after dinner.

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A special Southern parting gift of Cheerwine and Krispy Kreme doughnuts.

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