Award-winning chef and owner Vivian Howard at her restaurant, Lenoir. Photo courtesy of Lenoir


The Resy Guide to the Women-Led Restaurants of Charleston


Throughout the months of May and June, Resy will celebrate women in the restaurant industry through our annual The Women of Food global dinner series.

We’re celebrating the many great women-owned restaurants of Charleston, because these restaurants remain beacons in a male-dominated industry in which women remain woefully underrepresented in leadership positions.

And we still believe that behind every great restaurant is a woman. The following trailblazing restaurants are testament to that mantra.