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181 Palmer Menu and Reservation Information




You may make your reservation for 181 Palmer and receive a confirmation for it through OpenTable
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For questions only, you may call 843.820.5087. Please select option 2.
The dining room opens at 12:00 p.m. on dates listed below, with seating available at 12:00, 12:15, 12:30 and 12:45 p.m.  Guests should expect to be in the dining room for a minimum of one and a half hours. Parties arriving late may be not be able to be served.

  • Lunch at 181 Palmer is a seasonal prix-fixe with three courses for $15. We invite you to select one choice from each of the three courses.

  • Parties are limited to a maximum of four (4) people per reservation.  

  • Please do not consider reservations confirmed until you receive a confirmation phone call, unless reserving through OpenTable. Please let us know as soon as possible if you need to make any changes to your reservation.  

  • Confirmation calls are usually made within three (3) working days of the initial request. If you reserve through OpenTable, your reservation is immediately confirmed and we will not make a follow-up call.

  • Payment may be made with cash, credit cards (Visa or MasterCard), or checks made out to TTC with driverís license and phone number written on the check. 

  • Unreserved spaces will be re-advertised to TTC staff and students on a daily first-come, first-served basis as they become available.




Grilled Octopus
White Beans, Puttanesca Sauce, Arugula, Espelette Pepper

Lump Crab and Asparagus
Spring Vegetable Purée, Meyer Lemon Confit, Parmesan-Tarragon Churros

Smoked Keegan-Filion Farm Chicken Empanadas
Local Goat Cheese Crema, Black Mole, Apple and Radish Salad

Cooked and Raw Salad
Seasonal Fresh Baby Vegetables, Young Lettuces,
Pumpernickel Soil, Green Goddess Dressing

Charcuterie Plate
Daily Selection of Our House-Made Charcuterie,
Icebox Put-Ups, Mustard, Toasted Artisanal Breads

Second Course

Roasted Heritage Pork
Bacon Spoon Bread, Turnips, Green Apple-Rosemary Gastrique

Grilled Spring Lamb
Smoked Eggplant Purée, Greek Yogurt Mousse,
Tomato-Fennel Jam, Juniper Rye Crumble

Bowl of Ramen
Roasted Bone Broth, Duck Confit, Japanese Greens,
Pickled Mushrooms, Spring Onion, Farm Egg 

   Fish of the Day         

Chef's Daily Preparation of Market Fresh Fish



Third Course

Artisanal Cheese Plate
Chefís Daily Selection of Handcrafted Cheeses 
and Accompaniments

Buttermilk Tart
Meyer Lemon Jam, Strawberry and Basil Salad

 Chocolate Cremuex
Apricot Sorbet, Blood Orange, Pistachio

Spiced Sweet Potato Cake
Sour Cream Ice Cream, Brown Butter Crumble, Sorghum and Stout Caramel




Iced Tea / Coffee / Hot Tea / Espresso / Cappuccino
  $1.00     $1.00       $1.00       $2.00         $2.00

*Dates and menu items subject to availability and change*

 Our students and staff make every effort to provide an enjoyable dining experience for our patrons.  However, during your visit, please keep in mind that the 181 Palmer Restaurant is first and foremost a classroom.  Thank you.










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