The Marinos met at The Culinary Institute of America and lived together in NYC, working in multiple Michelin

Starred Restaurants, before relocating to Charleston, SC. They worked as Co-Executive Chefs

for a number of great restaurateurs before starting their own venture, Embers and Ashes.

They have combined their passion for outdoor cooking and travel to create this unique and

personalized catering and private chef concept.


Whether you are looking for a unique take on wedding fare or an intimate dinner by the

beach; with their fine dining approach to rustic cuisine Embers and Ashes is able to provide

you with exactly what you are looking for, no matter what the occasion.


Weddings, showers, rehearsal dinners, birthdays, graduations, corporate events and other celebrations.

Private Chefs

Invite us to your home or vacation property to provide you and your loved ones with a meal to be remembered.

Cooking Classes

Get hands on experience and learn techniques used by us in the kitchen or over open flame.