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Brian and Sassy Henry and their Lowcountry Cooks | Spreading the Love of Pimento Cheese and Other Southern Dishes

July 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


July 19 | Brian and Sassy Henry and their Lowcountry cooks, Vertrella Brown, Myrtle Edwards, Farella Smalls and Bessie Simmons: Say Cheese! From the Pawleys Island Sea View Inn to the Nation: Spreading the Love of Pimento Cheese and Other Southern Dishes
2:00 – 3:30 pm | $10, reservation required

This lecture is currently full. Please call the Art Museum at 843.238.2510 to be added to our waiting list. 

Pimento cheese is recognized as one of the South’s unique and iconic foods, and Palmetto Cheese is one of the country’s most touted brands. The Pametto Cheese recipe was created by Sassy Henry who brought it to the Lowcountry in 2002 when she and husband Brian purchased the historic and beloved Sea View Inn in Pawleys Island. Henry’s Palmetto Cheese became a featured appetizer prepared for guests by the Inn’s African-American cooks, along with their own specialties such as smothered pork chops, collards, speckled butter beans, pickled okra, biscuits and fruit cobblers.

The Henry’s and their cooks, all Pawleys Island women who are essential to the Henry’s Lowcountry food aesthetic, will share the stories, philosophy and growth of their culinary ventures, including the regional dishes that are the specialty of their local takeout business, Get Carried Away.

Reservations are required. Please call the Art Museum at 843.238.2510 for all reservations.


July 19, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Franklin G. Burroughs • Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum
3100 South Ocean Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 United States
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Myrtle Beach’s Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum strives to be one of the finest visual arts museums in the Carolinas. With 11 galleries that change throughout the year, Myrtle Beach’s only art museum offers exhibitions featuring paintings, textiles, sculpture, photography, video, ceramics, assemblage, collage and more. A visit to the Art Museum’s exhibitions can be enhanced by its lively programming, including artist receptions, tours, lectures, workshops and classes for both adults and children.