Thursday, May 31, 2012

New Interns!

We are pleased to announce our two new fabulous interns Kathryn and  Elaine!  Elaine from University of Georgia and Kathryn from University if South Carolina, are both a perfect fit to our team at Sweetgrass Social!

Kathryn Peters grew up in Baltimore Maryland, after graduating from Catonsville High school moved to the south to attend the University of South Carolina. Kathryn will be a senior next year at USC and is majoring in Hospitality Restaurant Tourism Management with a focus in event planning; she has also attended the Culinary and Wine Institute program at USC as well as studied abroad at in Italy at Apicius International School of Hospitality where she studied event planning, culinary management and Wine and beverage management. Kathryn has done events at the James Beard foundation, Astor Center and Macy Herald Square through Apicius. Prior to studying abroad she has worked at Family Circle Cup in Charleston, Master tournament in Augusta Georgia, among many other hospitality related jobs in hotels and restaurants.

Elaine grew up in the small town of Florence, South Carolina.  After graduating from West Florence she went on to the University of Georgia where she studied Consumer Economics.  Throughout college she took on many event coordinating roles within her sorority which sparked her interest with planning and putting on events.  She then worked for The Classic Center, a venue, in Athens where she supervised weddings along with countless other events.  After graduating this May from UGA she knew she wanted to move to Charleston and Sweetgrass Social was the perfect fit.   She is so happy to be working with Jacqueline and Meredith and has already learned so much from her time with Sweetgrass Social.

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