The Art of Food and Savannah's Culinary Scene

Chef Temo Ortiz, Tequila's Town

How many times have you jumped into a well-plated dish before appreciating the chef’s fine detail and artistic effort that was poured into it? Here are 8 platings that will make you drool with appreciation.


Chef Drue Quay |  39 Rue de Jean

The Japanese have always favored clean lines and purposeful simplicity. Every aesthetic is intentional: the bone china and black slate are dramatic but effortlessly cut with the soft warmth of bamboo and and a single flower. The food itself lends the same manner of intention and straightforwardness; a pinch of warm rice, a gently toasted sheet of nori and a rich buttery piece of freshly caught fish all make for an unforgettable meal.

605 w. Oglethorpe Ave. Savannah, GA

Brian Curry (owner) | Jazz’d Tapas Bar

Form follows function with the plating of Jazz’d decadent dishes. The pop of vibrant green in one of their many exquisite libations is the perfect contrast to extenuate the beauty and contrasting colors of the organic mint and basil in their fresh summer rolls. The baked brie and berries also bring visual organization to the organic chaos, and reminds the audience of one thing; how deliciously satisfied they are about to be.

52 Barnard St, Savannah, Ga

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