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Welcome to Peppervine.
Peppervine is a restaurant hidden in SouthPark Charlotte; it stands out as one of the few independent eateries in the area. Executive Chef Bill Greene and his team offer a menu of progressive locally sourced small plates, as well as extended tasting menus. In addition to a worldly and inspired wine list, Peppervine offers craft cocktails and non-alcoholic pairings.
The art, dishes and service combine as a synergistic one-of-a-kind dining experience. We look forward to welcoming you.
What is the attire at Peppervine?
We recommend casual evening wear.
Is there a corkage fee?
You may bring one 750 ml bottle bottle of wine. The corkage fee is $30.
Are dogs allowed?
Service animals are welcome. No pets, please, patio included.
Are reservations required?
No, reservations are not required, but are recommended.
Cancellation within 24 hours of your reservation will result in a cancellation fee.
Do you allow outside food or beverage?
executive chef & owner
In the role of Partner & Executive Chef of Peppervine Restaurant, Bill brings progressive American cuisine through a refined and technique driven menu focused on seasonality and local farms. Bill also serves as the wine director for the restaurant, having a deep passion and understanding for the great wine regions of the world. Particularly having an affinity for the regions of Burgundy, Rhone and Bordeaux.
A native to North Carolina, Bill kicked off his culinary career attending the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. After school he worked at the award winning Mary Elaine’s under James Beard award winning and two-Michelin star chef Alessandro Stratta. Other culinary credits include time at the famed Le Cirque 2000 as well as an impactful stint with 3 Michelin star chef Laurent Gras at Peacock Alley in the fine dining room at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Bill has also been awarded Star Chef’s Rising Star.
In addition, Bill and his wife Anita own & operate Artisanal Restaurant in the town of Banner Elk, N.C. Artisanal has been recognized by Andrew Harper Hideaway report as restaurant of the year and Open Table Top 100 restaurants four times.CLOSE
For the last 12 years, Anita has owned and operated modern American restaurant, Artisanal with her husband Bill Greene. Anita brings her extensive communication, teamwork, and customer service skills — a result of her vast work experiences — to Peppervine. Anita has been in real estate for over 15 years and is a member of the High Country Association of REALTORS®. She has also worked as a mechanical engineer in textile manufacturing for 8 years. She has a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of South CarolinaCLOSE
Robert W. Lackey, Sr., Current CEO of Imagine One Companies brings over 40 years of experience to Peppervine as a business proprietor of numerous companies. His resume also includes engineer and inventor titles, with over 200 products developed and/or patented. As a Peppervine owner and board member, Robert Sr., is heading up facility selection and design as well as brand strategies, new acquisitions, corporate directives, finance, key decisions and partner relations. He has a Bachelor’s degree in accounting with substantial experience in product development and M&A activities in over 75 company startups, mergers and acquisitions over his career.CLOSE
Robert W. Lackey, Jr., is equipped with 27 years of experience as a business owner of over 15 companies. He’s also been involved in the air and water filtration industry for 15 years. He is an active Board Member, and shareholder of Protect Plus and Protect Plus Air Holdings. Robert Jr.’s responsibilities at Peppervine include strategic corporate direction, outside partnering, management initiatives, liaison between Board Members and key management/employees, key decisions in brand relationships, finance, and partner relations. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Elon University in business, with an emphasis in marketing and a minor in accounting.CLOSE
dining room manager
After graduating from New York University’s Tisch School of the Performing Arts, Colby Fuller-Katz began his career in hospitality. After 8 years of service he naturally progressed into management at the fast-paced Back Forty in NYC. From there Colby became the GM of the newly opened Pacifico Fine Foods in Brooklyn, NY. Furthering his profession he worked along side James Beard award winning Chef Andrew Carmellini at the famed, The Dutch in NYC. He concluded his NYC career as general and regional manager for both downtown Manhattan locations for The Mermaid Inn & The Mermaid Oyster Bar.CLOSE