Platinum Partner, Good Catch Program

2011 Partner of the Year (Sustainable Seafood Initiative, now Good Catch)

Lionfish at the South Carolina Aquarium

A Good Catch Dinner Interview with Chef Drew

Chef Drew’s involvement with Chef’s Collaborative

Niman Ranch Scholarship 2013

First Ever Trash Fish Dinner

Outside Magazine: The Invasivore’s Dilemma

An outcast at sea, but not in the kitchen? (Lionfish) – StarTribune

Yukon Gold Encrusted Lionfish – Southern Uncovered with The Lee Bros.

Lionfish: It’s What’s for Dinner – Coastal Review Online


Participation / Collaboration

Charleston Wine + Food Festival

Chef Chair, Lowcountry Gospel Brunch

Chef Participant, various other events since Festival’s inception

Cookbook Camp with The Lee Bros

The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen Book Launch Luncheon

Good Catch Dinner

Winners – 2013 Taste of Charleston Iron Chef Competition

Local Catch Cookout – Charleston Wine + Food Festival

Shrimp and Grits Charleston

Good Catch’s First Oyster Roast

Food Network’s Chopped – Former Executive Chef Deljuan Murphy


Local Press

Charleston locals’ favorite classic restaurants – as voted by readers of CHSToday

She Crab Soup – Charleston Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

Collards in kitchens of the Lowcountry – The Post & Courier

Turning the tables on voracious lionfish – The Post & Courier

Grouper’s sustainability depends on what’s actually in the case – The Post & Courier

Pan-Sauteed Grouper with Corn Pudding and Fig Marmalade

Who to follow on Instagram – The Post & Courier

Charleston’s Cheeseburger Hotspots

Top 14 Spots for Shrimp & Grits

Eight Restaurants with Amazing Sunset Views – Charlestonly

Artsy Adventure Three Day Itinerary – Explore Charleston

Nautical Family Escape Three Day Itinerary – Explore Charleston

French Quarter Inn: Three Day Getaway – Charlestonly

2005 Carolopolis Awards – Preservation Society of Charleston


National Press

Boat from Savannah to Charleston – Coastal Living

Southern Living Magazine #1 City in the South: Charleston

Southern Living Magazine Article

Charleston Dining 101 –

The Best Seafood Boil Restaurants in America – Coastal Living Magazine

Eatymology: She-Crab Soup – The Local Palate

Charleston’s Best Restaurants with a Great View – The Local Palate

Charleston’s Most Popular Restaurants – Zagat

Favorite Shrimp & Grits in Charleston – Lonely Planet

Lowcountry Seafood with a Spectacular View – Naples Illustrated

48 Hours in Charleston –

An outcast at sea, but not in the kitchen? – Star Tribune

Scales of Justice – The Local Palate

Lionfish: It’s What’s for Dinner – Coastal Review Online

Charleston’s Dining with a View – The Local Palate

The Local’s Guide to Charleston – Garden & Gun

Where to go Next: Beach Towns – Food & Wine

Cuisine in Charleston whets appetite to visit – The Tennessean

Former Beverage Director Wes West Profile on Pusser’s Rum

Fleet Landing’s Lowcountry Boil on

America’s 10 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining

Carolina on my Mind – Vanity Fair (Italian)

Charleston: A Family Vacation Destination – Knoxville Daily Sun



Cheap Eats – Cooking Channel


Book Features

Charleston Chef’s Table: Extraordinary Recipes from the Heart of the old South

Charleston Icons: 50 Symbols of the Holy City

Nathalie Dupree’s Shrimp & Grits Cookbook

Food Lovers’ Guide to Savannah & Charleston with Holly Herrick


Charitable / Personal

Tradd Newton is recognized for years of service to the Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center

Fleet Landing and DNLCC Celebrate 15 years of Partnership in Raising Funds for Abused Children

Restaurant owner leads a trophy life – The Post & Courier


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