Category Archives: Culinary Arts

The Hoyt House is the #2 Athens Restaurant on!

Written on September 25, 2012 at 4:07 pm, by

  We’d like to congratulate the staff of our Hoyt House Restaurant for reaching the #2 spot for Athens, GA restaurants on! If you’re in the area, why not stop by and congratulate them in person? Chances are you’ll  Continue Reading »

The Gridiron Bus Stop!

Written on September 4, 2012 at 2:44 pm, by

Let’s do a little math, shall we? Take one award-winning Chef + red bus + copious amounts of dogs and brats and what do you get? The Gridiron Bus Stop, of course! On your way to see the Dawgs play  Continue Reading »

Football Season touches down at the Foundry!

Written on September 4, 2012 at 2:31 pm, by

After months of preparation and anticipation, the 2012 college football season officially kicked off here at the Foundry last Friday! We love this time of year! After a long drive in from out of town, why not enjoy some great  Continue Reading »

Executive Chef Steve Vining is ACF “Chef of the Year”

Written on August 27, 2012 at 4:29 pm, by

  The Athens chapter of the American Culinary Federation, The Classic City Chefs & Cooks Association, has chosen Foundry Park Inn & Spa Executive Chef Steve Vining as its 2012 Chef of the Year. “I’m honored,” says Vining. “Over the  Continue Reading »

Chef’s Fruit of the Month: Grapes!

Written on August 27, 2012 at 2:23 pm, by

September Fruit of the Month: Grapes! This month, our Executive Chef Steve Vining discusses some of the great characteristics of grapes and shares a quick and easy chicken salad recipe: There are a couple of ways to enjoy grapes: Frozen  Continue Reading »

October Soupfest is coming, Sunday, October 7, 2012!

Written on August 6, 2012 at 4:31 pm, by

Once again, Soupfest returns to the Melting Point, Sunday, October 7th, 2012! Organized by Classic City Chefs (Athens Chapter, ACF), the annual event brings local restaurants and organizations together for some friendly competition and a lot of soup to benefit  Continue Reading »

Announcing Father’s Day @ the Melting Point

Written on May 22, 2012 at 6:47 pm, by

Let’s face it – when it comes to holidays, Dads can get the short end of the stick. This year, why not go the extra mile and let the special Dad in your life know how much you love and  Continue Reading »

Chef’s Newsletter, May 2012

Written on May 15, 2012 at 2:51 pm, by

Chef’s Blog – May 2012 Ramps The ramp, sometimes called wild leek, is a wild onion native to North America. Though the bulb resembles that of a scallion or young garlic, the beautiful flat, broad leaves set it apart. Ramps  Continue Reading »

Some Mother’s Day eCards, just for fun

Written on May 10, 2012 at 3:39 pm, by

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University of Georgia Graduation and Mother’s Day Special Events at the Foundry!

Written on April 11, 2012 at 5:52 pm, by

Graduation 2012 In honor of the University of Georgia’s commencement ceremonies, we would like to invite you to celebrate your graduate at our Hoyt House restaurant May 11th & 12th! Don’t get caught up in the masses trying to get  Continue Reading »