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Southern Tide

Coastal Southern Cuisine

Savor the taste of Georgia’s coastal cuisine at Southern Tide, Sea Island’s only beachfront restaurant. Southern Tide features fresh and local seafood embellished with a strong southern influence.  A casual, relaxed atmosphere and views of the Atlantic Ocean make this the perfect spot for a family meal.

With already so many reasons to enjoy, Southern Tide also offers a sprawling Seafood Buffet on Wednesday night, as well as brunch on Sundays, seasonally.  


Teofilo Tundidor, Chef de Cuisine Southern Tide

Education/Training: Johnson and Whales University

Career Highlights: Before joining the Sea Island family, Tundidor served as the Executive Sous Chef of Café Thirty A, a fine dining seafood restaurant in the Florida panhandle. Earlier in his career he served as Chef de Partie on the opening team for Trummers, in Clifton, VA. Tundidor has also studied under some of the best in the business including, Clayton Miller formerly of the French Laundry in California, and Michael Bloise, of Wish, in South Beach, FL. Tundidor made his way to Sea Island and moved into his current role in 2014.

Foodie Fun Fact: If Tundidor was not a chef he would be an underwater photographer or a boat captain!