Marc Collins

Renowned for his innovative and artistic approach, Chef Marc Collins transforms familiar ingredients into culinary masterpieces. As Executive Chef of Circa 1886, nestled on the grounds of the historic Wentworth Mansion in Charleston, South Carolina, Collins has garnered widespread acclaim for his culinary prowess and passion for creating innovative dishes that push culinary boundaries.

Chef Collins has received several prestigious accolades, including having an award named after him by the Charleston Wine and Food Festival, being selected as a 2019 South Carolina Chef Ambassador, and winning the 2020 Local Food Champion award from Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Chef Collins’ unwavering commitment to culinary excellence has solidified Circa 1886’s reputation as a culinary destination of choice for discerning diners worldwide.

Beyond his culinary pursuits, Chef Collins is deeply engaged in community outreach. He actively participates in charitable events in and around the Charleston area giving his time and talents to help others in need.

Chef Marc Collins’ journey is a testament to the transformative power of food and the enduring legacy of Southern hospitality. Through each meticulously crafted dish, he invites diners on a sensory journey through the flavors and traditions of the Lowcountry, leaving an indelible impression on the palate and the soul.