Shuai Wang



Shuai Wang



North Charleston, SC

Born in China and raised in New York, Shuai Wang has always been surrounded by amazing food. He attended the Art Institute of NYC, and honed his cooking skills in the busy restaurants of Manhattan. Today Shuai shares his love for food with the people of Charleston, South Carolina. Working closely with local farmers and fishermen, his cuisine is inspired by his Chinese heritage and Japanese fare. Shuai is a winner of the Eater Young Guns Award and his food truck Short Grain was named one of the America's Top 50 Best New Restaurants by Bon Appetit. Most recently, he was nominated for a James Beard Award for Rising Start Chef. He and his wife’s highly anticipated restaurant, Jackrabbit Filly, will open summer 2019.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2016 30 under 30 
  • Eater Young Gun, 
  • 2016 Bon Appetit Top 50 Best New Restaurants in America 
  • 2017 Eater Chef of the Year Charleston 
  • 2017 James Beard Semifinalist Rising Star Chef of the Year, 
  • 2020 Charleston City Paper Best New Restaurant