Sip & Savor Spring

MARCH 28 - 31, 2019

In The Know Volunteer

Matthew Roher


  • Friday, March 16th: Sip & Savor     view event
  • Saturday, March 17th: Tastings Under The Big Top     view event


Since September 2016 Matthew has held the position of Resort Executive Chef for Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island. With his extensive and distinguished experience he oversees the culinary program for all of the resorts many facilities, from the acclaimed Sea Pines Beach Club and the award winning golf club food & beverage operations to being the culinary host for the annual PGA tournament, the RBC Heritage, held every spring at the Harbor Town Golf Links.


Prior to that, Matthew served as Senior Executive Chef For The Landings Club in Savannah, GA where he oversaw the diverse concepts, kitchens and teams that comprised The Landings Club Culinary Program. With four distinct year round clubhouses and nearly 70 culinary professionals, he relished in his role of providing an exciting, fresh and healthy range of food programs for all the diverse membership tastes.


Matthew is a graduate of the prestigious French Culinary Institute in New York. Throughout his career Matthew has held positions that include: Restaurant Associates; Tropica and World Financial Center, NYC, MezzaLuna Restaurant Company NYC; Atlanta, Ritz Carlton Hotel Company, Atlanta. He has introduced, advised and supported, numerous local food purveyors and initiatives all the while partnering with a wide range of local charities and fundraisers through his numerous in-kind donations or as a chef participant.


Some of Matthews other career highlights include realizing his childhood dream of restaurant ownership by opening Cha Bella Restaurant in 2007 one of the highest rated restaurants in the southeast. Chef Matt followed up with a number of innovative, sustainable minded concepts including Earth to Table Catering, Avondale Farm, and Farmbox Savannah, all of which enjoyed both critical and popular acclaim.


Over the years, Matthew's awards have included:

Connect Savannah Best Downtown Restaurant

Connect Savannah Best Overall Restaurant '09, '10, '11

Savannah Magazine Best Organic Restaurant

Savannah Magazine Best Outdoor Dining

Savannah Magazine Best Chef Savannah


Matthew has been featured in numerous national and regional publications some of which include:

South Magazine, Travel and Leisure, Garden and Gun, Southern Living, Food and Wine, Savannah Magazine, BIS Cover story, Savannah Morning News cover story, AmericanWay magazine, Delta Sky magazine "Top Pick", Georgia Public Broadcasting "Georgia Traveler" Television Full Feature, "Jaimie" Jamie Oliver Magazine international feature.


Matthew is married to local Savannah dentist Dr. Carla H. Roher and they have two children, Emily Brooke and Matthew Fraser.


  • All persons must be of legal drinking age or older to attend most events
  • No dogs or pets are allowed at any event venues
  • Any advance discount tickets are released in limited quantities and can sell out at any time without notice
  • All tickets sales are final & non-refundable
  • All events are rain or shine & event programs are subject to change without notice

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Sip & Savor Spring is a culinary destination weekend presented by Callaway Gardens & Resort and the Pine Mountain Tourism Association, produced by The AdFish Group, LLC.


Sip & Savor Spring benefits the Ida Cason Callaway Foundation with a mission "to connect man and nature in a way that benefits both."

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