(Savannah, GA)  Chef Matt Cohen, owner of The New South Café, is proud to participate in Savannah’s Annual Chocoholic Frolic on October 11th at the Savannah Civic Center.  “This is a fun event and we enjoy contributing our time and food for such a good cause,” Chef Matt said.  “It is an honor to support the research and education for breast cancer.”
Chocoholic Frolic is an event which samples sweet finger foods from some of Savannah’s most popular restaurants and dessert bars, benefiting the cause of breast cancer.  All proceeds go to Liblines, a non-profit organization facilitating open communication between breast cancer fighters and their family and friends with targeted greeting cards.  This year’s contributions will go toward providing services for people battling the disease as well as fund research and education.  www.liblines.org. 

Opened in 2006, The New South Café offers comfort food gourmet style, matching your appetite for a new culinary experience with your hunger for the authentic food of the south.  Their menu showcases Georgia’s finest food ingredients, from wild shrimp to Vidalia onions.  Owner Chef Matt Cohen, a fifth generation Savannah native, and Executive Chef Scott Gordon, are both graduates of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in New York.

Chef Matt Cohen has opened a new section within his popular eatery called The New South Express Café.  The New South Express Café offers nearly double the seating capacity within The New South Café, with 24 more seats. Guests who dine in the express section of the café guests can belly up to the bar with the option of ordering off of the express menu.  Each day of the week a different gourmet meal will be featured on a steam table allowing the guest to get in and out of the restaurant in about thirty minutes.  Plates off of this express menu are $10 and include a biscuit and sweet tea.
The New South Café is open Tuesday through Saturday, offering lunch from 11 AM — 3 PM and dinner from 5 PM — 10 PM.  Chefs Matt and Scott offer upscale catering services for corporate events, conventions, executive lunches, private parties, weddings, receptions and bar mitzvahs.

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