About Our Team

Executive Chef

JohnAngelo Cole, Executive Chef

Executive Chef JohnAngelo Cole brings an impressive background and the ability to make Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar at The Kimpton Brice Hotel the dreamy Italian experience for Savannah we’ve all been waiting for. His extensive experience includes being the Executive Chef at the Bohemian Hotel by Kessler Collections where he diligently worked his way up to the executive level. He was also the Executive Chef at New Realm Brewing & Distilling Company where he was on the leadership team that opened the establishment.

Education credentials include the earning of a scholarship to Johnson & Wales University and obtaining an Associate in Science in Culinary Arts. Throughout his established career, Chef JohnAngelo has proven his ability to create extraordinary dishes with an international flare, manage kitchen and staff accordingly, and exceed guest expectations.

Growing up in Rhode Island with a large Italian family, a lot of time was spent cooking large dinners with mom, dad, and grandma. He officially started his experience with Italian food at the young age of 15, making pizza dough in Julio’s Italian Restaurant in North Providence.

Chef JohnAngelo will continue with his locally-sourced approach to menu creation and while also providing Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar just the right amount of Italian spice and fresh twists on foods and flavors that guests truly enjoy.