John C. Metz

Co-Founder, Executive Chef & CEO

With more than 28 years of restaurant and hospitality experience, John Metz knows what it takes to create, run and maintain a successful restaurant company and has done just that for the past 18 years with his many culinary ventures in the Atlanta area. As Executive chef and co-owner of Marlow's Tavern, the Woodall, Aqua Blue, and Hi Life Kitchen and Cocktails, John is thrilling residents in the Atlanta area with cuisine that inspires and entraps even the hardest to please.

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Matt Marcus

Executive Chef

Matt Marcus is the new executive chef at the Woodall. Marcus, who previously served as the executive chef of The Farm at Brush Creek Ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming, and as the executive chef-owner of famed Atlanta dining institution Watershed, brings more than 25 years of culinary experience and a passion for ingredient sourcing to his new role. Throughout his impressive career, Marcus has established himself as a pioneer in sustainable, community-driven cuisine, and his dedication to his craft continues to inspire aspiring chefs and food enthusiasts alike.

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