Food Philosophy

Local Ingredients. Classical Techniques.
Uncompromised Quality.

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Sourced almost entirely from neighboring farms and nearby streams, the cuisine of Restaurant 17 has earned a reputation for the creative ways it transforms and showcases local ingredients and regional cuisine. It marries classical training and traditional techniques with a progressive culinary perspective. The menu is a reflection of the region, changing daily based on the availability of seasonal ingredients.

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Progressive Cuisine

With an Artisanal Approach

The cuisine is shaped by the restaurant’s commitment to ‘fait maison’—a European philosophy of ‘house made’ that defines the culinary team’s dedication to sourcing, preserving, curing and making in-house. It is an ideal embodied in each element of the meal. This unmatched commitment to the freshest local ingredients and authentic personal touches transforms each dish into an inspired product of in-house technique and distinct regional character.

Meet the Makers

Meet the Makers
Behind the Menu

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We believe some of the world’s best ingredients are found in this bountiful region. Restaurant 17 proudly sources ingredients from a variety of local farms, producers and purveyors, including:

The Bradford Watermelon Company
Seneca, SC
http://bradfordwatermelons.com/

Trail Place Farms
Roebuck, SC

Apple Brandy Beef
North Wilkesboro, NC
http://applebrandybeef.com/

Upstate Greens
Greenville, SC
http://upstategreens.com/index.html

Growing Green Family Farms
Anderson, SC
https://www.growinggreenfamilyfarms.com/

Mushroom Mountain
Easley, SC
https://mushroommountain.com/

Killer Bees Honey
Lake Toxaway, NC
https://www.killerbeeshoney.com/

Six & Twenty Distillery
Piedmont, SC
https://www.sixandtwentydistillery.com/

Southern Berkshire Farm
Westminster, SC
https://southernberkshirefarm.com/

Broken Oak Organics
Travelers Rest, SC

Blue Ridge Creamery
Travelers Rest, SC
https://blueridgecreamery.net/

GrowFood Carolina
Charleston, SC
https://www.coastalconservationleague.org/projects/growfood/