The Country Club of North Carolina (CCNC) in Pinehurst, N.C., announces Savanna Brodar has joined the staff of as Executive Pastry Chef.
“[Brodar] is a rising star in the culinary industry,” says CCNC Chief Operating Officer Don Hunter. “Our Executive Chef Adam Deviney has a master plan to make the dining experience at CCNC beyond compare. Finding a young and creative talent like [Brodar] is a big part of that success.”
Brodar, who was the runner-up in the North Carolina Pastry Chef of the Year competition in 2023, joined CCNC in July after working as executive pastry chef at The Ballantyne Hotel in Charlotte. She has won the People’s Choice ‘best dessert’ from the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association in 2021-22.
A graduate of Johnson and Wales University in 2014, Brodar has also worked at The Ritz Carlton and the Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel in Charlotte.
“I am honored to be part of the vibrant and creative kitchen at CCNC,” says Brodar. “Chef [Deviney] is giving us the ability to provide the finest food for the members but also allowing us to be innovative. I am so happy to be part of this team.”
Brodar has also served as a Got To Be NC Culinary Ambassador with the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association since 2021.
About The Country Club of North Carolina
The Country Club of North Carolina (CCNC), established in 1963, is a member-owned private club and gated residential community with 2,000 acres that features longleaf pines and three lakes and upscale dining, tennis, fitness, swimming, and pickleball facilities that celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2023. The club’s diversity is reflected by memberships in local, state, and national categories. Since 2003, it has been a certified member of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program. The Dogwood Course was designed by Ellis Maples and Willard Byrd and renovated by Kris Spence in 2016. The Cardinal Course, designed by Willard Byrd and Robert Trent Jones Sr., completed a renovation by Arthur Hills in 2002. The club has hosted three USGA championships (1980 U.S. Amateur, 2010 U.S. Girls’ Junior and 2021 U.S. Junior Amateur) and will host the 2030 U.S. Senior Amateur Championship and the 2037 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship. In 2023, it also hosted Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Golf Championships, won by national runner-up Georgia Tech.