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Charleston Magazine Feature

Events with Mitchell Crosby are always a good time as his tagline suggests, “It’s always a party with JMC Charleston.” Crosby is one of the city’s top event planners. Recently, he worked with Hamby Catering to host a “Breakfast in Wimbledon” brunch at his home that was featured in July’s edition of Charleston Magazine.

While a friendly tennis bruncheon might seem like a low-key get-together, that is never the case in the Crosby home. The event was adorned with floral centerpieces, a full-service bar and an array of bites from Hamby Catering.

Sticking with the theme of Wimbledon, Crosby wanted a quaint, English feel at the occasion. The menu was handcrafted at the home by Randall Felkel who enlisted Hamby’s help to round out the selections. For the party, we provided our Cheese Straws, Pecan Raisin Crisps, Deviled Eggs, Tomato and Cucumber Rounds, Petite Crêpe with Smoked Salmon, Creme Fraiche and Caviar, along with our Shrimp Salad Sandwiches for a brunch that was bloody delicious!

In the article, Crosby discloses all of his tips and recipes for throwing the perfect party, no matter the size or season! We had a great time at this taste of Wimbledon and, like Crosby, hope you pick Hamby Catering for your next gathering. 

Check out pictures below taken by Peter Frank Edwards Photography. Read the full article, here

P.S. Do you recognize the woman in the photo below? That’s right – our very own Candice Wigfield was a lucky guest of the party!

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2017 Charleston Choice Awards

The Post & Courier is hosting the 2nd annual Charleston Choice Awards this summer. Now through July 16th, you can vote for your favorite restaurants, attractions and other local businesses for their chance to be recognized as the best in their industry here in Charleston.

Hamby Catering is honored to have made it to the final round with the opportunity to be named ‘Best Caterer’ in Charleston. Now it’s up to you to, “voice your choice!” Help us claim the #1 spot by casting your vote today. Vote here.

Why vote for us? Because we love Charleston just a much as you! Hamby Catering was born and bred right here in the Lowcountry. We started off lending a helping hand for a close friend’s wedding back in 1979. After receiving positive feedback from friends and family, Tom and Fran Hamby decided to turn their passion into a full- service catering business. Our company has grown over the years, but we’ve never stopped serving our clients as neighbors.

Friendship and food is the heart of Hamby. Whether you’re picking up a bottle of wine and appetizers from The Market at Hamby or planning an upscale wedding, the Hamby Catering staff will be there with you every step of the way!

Every vote counts! Voting will close July 16th at 11:59 p.m. Click here to cast yours.

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Preview The Market at Hamby

The Market at Hamby is our boutique specialty goods shop that offers fresh, grab-and-go meal solutions, easy entertaining choices and corporate meeting food options. Our gourmet pre-made casseroles, hors d’oeuvres, dips and desserts are easy and delicious options for parties of two all the way up to a small event. Our menu ranges from tasty snacks and appetizers for an elegant, dinner soiree to sandwiches and salads for a weekend picnic at the park.

The Market at Hamby is set up to provide clients flavorful, time treasured Hamby recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as the ability to pre-order food for your next gathering. From dips to jams, casseroles to trays, pickled vegetables to dessert pairings; the Market at Hamby has it all!

Some marketplace favorites are the salad mixes that Hamby has become famous for over the past 38 years – Shrimp Salad, Chicken Salad, Egg Salad and Pimento Cheese. These delicious salad mixes come in half and full pound containers and, did we mention, are gluten free? All Hamby salads vary in price from $9-$14 and are perfect to bring to beach or a neighborhood block party. 

Another Hamby original is our Smokehouse Cobb salad. Priced at $10.75 per guest, this dish contains fresh ingredients like Baby Spinach, Smoked Turkey Breast and Housemade Sweet Onion Crisps. We also serve a Sandwich of the Day in the market that is served on a first-come, first-serve basis as a healthy lunch option. We combo the meal with Pickled Veggies and Hand-Cut Chips. These range from $8.75-$9.75 and make your lunch as easy as grab-n-go!

The Market at Hamby also displays a wide selection of hand-picked wine from advanced sommelier, Patrick Emerson of Curated Selections. With a vast library of red, white and sparkling, The Market at Hamby has unique options for your next party.

We also offer exclusive and one-of-a-kind, seasonal selections for holidays and special events. In the past, we’ve created unique menus for graduation, Thanksgiving, SuperBowl Sunday, Easter and more. Our latest menu, which is available now for ordering, is our Eclipse Eats menu. These offerings were created to accompany the once in a lifetime event that is taking place right here in Charleston on August, 21st: a total solar eclipse! For a limited time, there will be a FREE GIFT with purchase. Time is running out so call our market hotline to order today – 843.725.4035.

The Market at Hamby is open Monday through Saturday, 9:00 am- 6:00 pm and is located at 925 St. Andrews Blvd, in West Ashley. Come stop in during your mid-day lunch break or for larger orders, call ahead at 843.725.4035 or place your order online

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Eclipse Eats Menu

In August, a once in a lifetime event is taking place in Charleston: a total solar eclipse. That’s right. Scientists have predicted that Charleston is in a direct line to experience five to six minutes of total darkness around 2:38 pm as the moon passes over the sun on August 21st of this year. These occurrences are very rare, the last one that happened in the U.S. was more than 30 years ago in Hawaii.

In order to make this phenomenon even more celebrated, Hamby Catering has created a limited-edition Eclipse Eats menu. This offering includes a $69 catering package that serves up to 8 guests as well as additional à la carte options that start at $14.

The menu features Hamby’s famous Tea Sandwiches, our Praline Pimento Cheese Ball, Housemade Pickled Okra & Baby Carrots, Cold Spinach Artichoke Dip, and our Sweet Potato Biscuits with Carolina Pit Ham. This easy, to-go option is perfect for getting your friends together and watching this historic event. You can learn more about the eclipse via Charleston Goes Dark!

To order, please call 843-725-4035 or you can order online. For a limited time, every package sold will come with eclipse viewing glasses so you can watch the eclipse in style. Don’t delay, orders will be accepted until 6 pm on August 18th and pick-up will happen on Monday, August 21st.

Below are some pictures of menu items featured in our Eclipse Eats: 



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The Market at Hamby Sandwich Schedule

Looking for a quick lunch? The Market at Hamby now serves grab-and-go sandwiches. All options are made daily and are available on a first come, first serve basis. The sandwiches are $8.75 or $9.75, and are served with Pickled Carrots and our signature Hand Cut Chips.

View the weekly menu below:

Hamby’s Housemade Shrimp Salad – Boston Bibb, Roma Tomato, Locally Made Croissant (Pane di Vita Bakery, West Ashley)

BLT Wrap – Pecan Wood Smoked Bacon, Shaved Red & Green Tomatoes, Artichoke Relish, Chiffonade of Romaine, Sun Dried Tomato Aioli

Bourbon Smoked Turkey Breast – Boston Bibb, Roma Tomato, Tillamook Cheddar, Sweet Potato Mustard, Chow Chow, Locally Made Ciabatta (Pane di Vita Bakery, West Ashley)

Wagyu Beef – Microgreens, Truffle Aioli, Locally Made Brioche Bun (Pane di Vita Bakery, West Ashley)

Hamby’s Housemade Shrimp Salad – Boston Bibb, Roma Tomato, Locally Made Croissant (Pane di Vita Bakery, West Ashley)

BBQ Brisket Sandwich, Pat’s BBQ Sauce, Horseradish Cream, Fried Onions, Locally Made Ciabatta (Pane di Vita Bakery, West Ashley)

Come stop by The Market, give us a call at 843-571-3103 or easily order online here. Sandwiches can be sold individually or in a bundle for corporate lunches. Pick up lunch before your next business meeting!

Photos by Anne Rhett Photography.



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