Celebrate Southern Hospitality

We’re a passionate band of chefs, food lovers, wine enthusiasts, farmers, fishermen, hosts and servers dedicated to sharing distinctive, unforgettable culinary experiences that celebrate southern hospitality.

With an abundance of fresh, local ingredients, an abiding respect for our culinary heritage and a generous helping of hospitality, we can’t help but share it. The truth is, we believe we’re all at our best when we’re breaking bread together, passing plates, sharing recipes and raising glasses. And there’s always room for more at the table.

Experienced Leadership

Jeanne and Bill Hall, Sr. have spent over forty years operating hotels and restaurants in Pinehurst, NC, Hilton Head Island, SC, Napa Valley and Pebble Beach, CA. Bill also managed outposts of the Ritz-Carlton Hotels and the Cloister Resort & Beach Club in Sea Island, GA.

Jeanne and Bill Hall, Sr


After Joe and his family owned and operated Carolina’s, which was a landmark in Charleston’s rich culinary history, he joined Hall Family on May 1, 2015 as Vice President of Restaurant Operations. He has deeply rooted passion for impeccable restaurant hospitality and all aspects of the culinary arts. Bill Hall and Joe have worked together for over 36 years beginning in Napa Valley. The projects including the opening of Halls Chophouse in 2009, the repositioning of Rita’s Seaside Grille, and the acquisition of Maverick Southern Kitchens.

Joseph A. Meloy

Vice President of Restaurant Operations

With over twenty years of experience, Executive Chef Matthew Niessner directs the culinary operations at Hall Management Group. Before he served as Executive Chef at Halls Chophouse in Charleston, Matthew spent time with some of the country’s greatest chefs in some of the country’s finest restaurants. His credits include the Sanctuary at Kiawah Island, The Brass Elephant in Baltimore, Tapas Pepin and the Princess Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, the Dining Room at Osprey Point in Kiawah and his own Blend in downtown Charleston. Chef Neissner was a 1987 graduate at the prestigious Baltimore International Culinary College in Maryland. His diverse repertoire of international and classical American culinary talents presents our guests with the finest dining experiences in warm and beautiful atmospheres.

Matthew Niessner

Executive Chef