Food Show 2021

If a chef is an artist, then their signature dish is the masterpiece. These featured dishes represent each of these local chef’s favorite regional flavors and secret techniques, with a twist of their own personal style. Let these exceptional dishes inspire your next great Southern meal — or venture out to taste for yourself.

Photography / John Alexander & D. Paul Graham

Short Rib Hot Plate Braised bone in short rib, coffee whiskey glaze and toasted sesame, over creamed collards, Southern corn bread and red wine onion jam.

(L-R) Chefs Marcus Bryant, Justin Grizzard, Daniel Gattone, Kenny Tobin


118 E Broughton St.
Savannah, GA


Sautéed Shrimp with Creole Sauce

Young Guns / Ricardo Martinez, Alejandro Espinosa, Jamar Hill, Edgar Gomez, Maria Becerril. (Dish by Phil Bradley).

The Alida Hotel

The Alida’s Young Guns: 
The teaching kitchen atmosphere at Rhett first implemented by Chef Jason Starnes, has become a part of the culinary culture. Rhett has made it their mission to support and nurture young, aspiring chefs; a new initiative entitled ‘Young Guns Program.’ The goal — to spotlight the incredible team in Rhett’s kitchen and allow that talent to grow and shine.

412 Williamson St.
Savannah, GA


Grilled Flank Steak Seasoned in a marinade of Balsamic vinegar, garlic, & olive oil. Thinly sliced and served with charred tomatoes & broccolini. Topped with herb butter.

Executive Chef / Joe Pribelsky


118 E Broughton St.
Savannah, GA 52 Barnard St.


Tuna Bites Sashimi grade tuna, blackened with a Thai chili sauce.

Kitchen Manager / Matt Seay

CoCo’s Sunset Grille

1A Old Us Highway 80
Tybee Island, GA


Owner / Slade Dye

Edible Arrangements

It’s the same visual splendor as a traditional bouquet, but with a tasty twist that offers a feast for the senses. Each piece is handcrafted using fresh, delicious fruit that is grown, picked, and prepared to exact standards.

10010 Abercorn St.
Savannah, GA


Salmon B.L.T. Grilled Atlantic Salmon Filet on Brioche with hickory bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion and topped with pesto mayo.

Owners / Robyn and Michele Quattlebaum

Driftaway Cafe

7400 Skidaway Rd.
Savannah, GA


Cooler weather calls for campfires and with that comes s’mores! Indulging in this treat ignites the feeling of nostalgia, making you appreciate life’s simplest of joys.

Pastry Sous Chef / Meredith Sowell

Perry Lane Emporium

254 E Perry St.
Savannah, GA


Potato Gnocchi Charred scallion butter, peas, Parmesan.

Owner and Executive Chef  / Greg Garrison and Chef de Cuisine / Anthony Smith

Repeal 33

125 MLK Blvd.
Savannah, GA


Molcajete A lava rock filled with grilled asada steak, chicken and shrimp, simmered in ranchero sauce and topped with melted Oaxaca cheese. Choose your spice level and make your own delicious tacos with warm tortillas!

Owners / L-R  Sergio Ortiz, Temo Ortiz and Sergio Calderon

Tequila’s Town

109 Whitaker St.
Savannah, GA


Redneck Nachos House fried chips, pulled pork shoulder, white cheddar sauce, Championship BBQ sauce, pickled jalapenos.

Owner / Nate Shaffer

Wiley’s Championship BBQ

4700 Highway 80, E.
Savannah, GA


Chicken Caesar Wrap Spinach wrap with romaine, Parmesan, tomatoes, carrots, cucumber, onion and a creamy Caesar dressing.

Owner / Paula Lechter

4523 Habersham St.
Savannah, GA


Carne Asada Marinated grilled steak, guacamole, refried beans, fresh tortillas, charred tomato salsa, chilaquiles with poblano crema, pickled onions, queso fresco.

Plant Riverside District / Savannah Tequila Co.

400 W River St.
Savannah, GA


Chicken enchiladas served with rice and beans, lettuce, queso, avocado and pico de gallo.

Chef Christian Santiago / Vinny Patel

Orale Tacos + 

111 W Congress St.
Savannah, GA


Pan seared sea scallops, wild mushroom risotto, ginger-carrot reduction pea coulis, baby carrot, pea shoot salad.

Executive Chef / Joshua Fryer


309 W Congress St.
Savannah, GA


Elevated pub fare with fresh ingredients like these corned beef spring rolls.

Baseball legend and restaurant namesake, John Joseph McGraw.

Owner / Don McGraw

John McGraw’s Irish Pub

Be sure to stop in and raise a glass, as John McGraw’s expects to open its doors later this year. Sláinte!

14 N Abercorn Ramp
Savannah, GA
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My Friend’s Burger Black Angus burger with cheddar cheese, bacon, grilled onions, a juicy fried egg, ketchup, mayo, and mustard.

Owners / Gay Fortson and Libby Miller

Friendship Coffee

205 Johnny Mercer Blvd., Suite I
Savannah, GA | 912.335.7634


Fried Green Tomatoes Roasted red pepper coulis, sweet and spicy jelly, goat cheese, balsamic.

Executive Chef / Matt Valentino

The Pearl

55 Calhoun St.
Bluffton, SC


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