Welcome to Cru Cafe and Cru Catering. Cru Cafe is Charleston’s home to some of the best and most consistent food in the lowcountry. Cru Cafe is run by renowned Le Cordon Bleu Chef John Zucker. Opened in 2002 in response to overwhelming demand, Cru Cafe is a true hidden gem in the extensive and impressive Charleston restaurant scene. Conveniently located in downtown Charleston, Cru Cafe and its award winning Cru Catering division are consistently ranked as top eateries by locals and tourists alike.