Our Team

Meet the restaurant team behind Coastal Provisions

Whether they are creating exciting new restaurant dishes or dreaming up festive ideas for special events in Isle of Palms, you can clearly see the passion our Coastal Provisions team has for food. Not only that, each experienced member of our staff takes great joy in creating memorable moments for our guests.

John Cuviello | General Manager

As General Manager of Coastal Provisions, John is responsible for ensuring our Isle of Palms restaurant guests have an exceptional experience, as well as creating large party events, custom cocktail and wine programs, wine dinners and exciting seasonal programs.

John was Food & Beverage Manager at the Inn & Spa at Loretto in Santa Fe, New Mexico, overseeing the award winning Luminaria restaurant, Living Room Lounge and in-room dining. Mr. Cuviello also served as General Manager at Osteria D’ Assisi in Santa Fe, NM, and Half Shell Oyster House in Gulfport, MS. John hails from Texas and holds a BA degree in Hospitality from University of Southern Mississippi.

Brett Sparman | Chef

Brett is a 14-year veteran in the culinary world and was instrumental in the development of Coastal Provisions, from menu design to recruiting an exceptional team, creating a restaurant that rivals those of downtown Charleston.

Prior to Wild Dunes Resort, Brett was Executive Chef at Luminaria Restaurant & Patio, one of our sister properties at The Inn and Spa at Loretto. Sparman started his career as a Sous Chef at Sapristi Wine Bar in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. From there he went on to work in a variety of the most respected restaurants in Texas, including serving as Executive Chef at the Foundation Room in Houston, Executive Sous Chef at Nana Kitchen in Dallas, which is listed in Gourmet Magazine as one of the “Top 50 Restaurants in North America.” Brett also worked alongside famed Chef Nobu Matsuhisa while in Texas.

“Food is what makes us uniquely human. We don’t just eat to survive; we also eat because it brings us pleasure.”- Chef Brett Sparman