Here at Savorez, the name says it all. Spanish for flavors, our team has worked to create delicious dishes & drinks drawing from traditional Latin American Cuisine, while still utilizing fresh, local ingredients. Come enjoy a colorful & unique dining experience, in a warm & relaxed atmosphere. Located just a few blocks away from the main stretch of downtown Wilmington, Savorez aims to combine fresh local flavors with a little Latin heat in a modern urban environment.
Executive Chef & Owner Sam Cahoon is a true born-and-bred Wilmington native. He has spent the last 12 years working his way up through the ranks at several of the most successful and well known local restaurants, such as Dockside, Sweet N Savory, and the K38 restaurant group, while also graduating with honors from Cape Fear Community College’s Culinary Arts program. He was most recently the Executive Chef at Ceviche’s, from November 2014 to October 2016, where he developed his signature style and dishes, such as the BLT arepas and Tiny Tuna Tostadas. After leaving Ceviche’s, Sam decided it was time to go in to business for himself, combining his palate for flavors and colors with a unique vision of art, music, and community into the restaurant Savorez.