At The Foundry, we forge exceptional food and drink every day. The culinary team takes raw ingredients and crafts beautifully finished, bespoke plates, perfect for casual lunch or an anniversary dinner. Featuring local and regional house-crafted selections, the restaurant emphasizes healthy, freshly made and flavorful fare with a Southern twist, all pairing deliciously well with the Club’s signature drink, the Back Porch Sweet Tea. The experience at The Foundry is centered on three tried-and-true food and beverage tenets: it’s socially driven, locally inspired, and stylishly crafted.
The Foundry was awarded OpenTable’s 2020 Diners’ Choice awards for “Best American Cuisine,” “Best Service,” “Best Ambiance,” “Best Value,” “Best Outdoor Dining,” and “Good For Groups” in the Charlotte area. Our culinary team works hard every day to earn these amazing reviews!
A culinary studio with soft, comfortable seating surrounding a Chef’s kitchen, hosting private parties, cooking demonstrations, and classes.
More than just a gathering spot, The Back Porch is the place to make new social connections and enjoy a special menu from The Foundry.
An extraordinary private dining experience for celebrating special occasions among friends.
The best aspect of our location is the connection to the outdoors, and we get you started right with a variety of drinks and grab & go selections.
Chef Fred Quinones is our Executive Chef at The Foundry. Before coming to Trilogy Lake Norman, he was most recently the Culinary Director for Link & Pin and The Cellar at Duckworth’s. Chef Fred is originally from New York City, where he graduated with a degree in Culinary Arts & Restaurant Management from the Art Institute of New York. He’s travelled and cooked throughout Europe and beyond, to explore the unique flavors and culinary techniques indigenous to Spain, Great Britain, and Vietnam. While in New York, he served as the Corporate Executive Chef for the NFL, JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, Ernest & Young, and Goldman Sachs, as well as some of the finest restaurants in New York, including Le cirque, Aureole, An American Place, Daniel, and Jean-Georges, among others. After six years in Tampa as the Executive Chef of the Fly Bar and Restaurant, he moved to North Carolina to The Peninsula Club. We are excited to have Chef Fred bring his talents and expertise to The Foundry.
“ Always exceptional service and delicious, creative food on the menu. Classy but relaxed atmosphere. Highly recommend this restaurant! ”
“ The food is always amazing and fresh, the staff is impeccable, and the atmosphere is hands down one of the best! ”
“ We ordered the Millionaire Burger and the Rocket Bird - so good! Definitely go and try this place! ”
“ The butter cake on the dessert menu is amazing. I get it every time. It is always just so good. I would recommend this place to anyone! ”
“ Good and tasty food, manageable portions, good selections of wine and draft beer ”
“ We haven't had anything we haven't liked, but the Pot Roast is particularly outstanding. ”
“ This place is amazing! The food is always good, the staff is very friendly and the atmosphere is great. ”