- Partner/General Manager
Eric Heidal brings 25 years of knowledge, food and beverage experience to the leadership team at Foxcroft Wine Co. As an industry professional, Eric’s background spans from selling wine as a retailer and a wholesaler as well as managing wine bars and independent boutique restaurants. Eric brings his passion and commitment to wine, food and customer service as well as his years of experience managing every Foxcroft property to the Greenville market.
- Executive Chef
Chris was born and raised in New Jersey but moved to Charleston SC to attend Johnson and Wales and remained in Charleston after graduating to be part of the opening team in HMGI’s second restaurant, Blossom cafe. From there he moved to several prominent cities in the southeast including Atlanta, Savannah, DC and Charlotte. More recently he moved down to Greenville with the Foxcroft team to be closer to family.
Outside of kitchens he enjoys gardening, landscaping and outdoor activities such as hiking, is an avid dog lover and a beach bum at heart. But one of the things he enjoys most is the process of transforming quality local ingredients into a meal that brings folks together
Gary, who is Charlotte native, developed a passion for fine food and wine early on. After five years as a manager/beverage director of an independent gastropub he spent the next ten years as manager/beverage director of Dean & Deluca's Wine Room specializing in boutique California producers. From there, he moved on to working with a family-owned distributors which is where he developed a love for and knowledge of the finest international producers. Gary joined the Foxcroft Wine Co management team as of March 2019.
- Assistant General Manager
Ivy Stokes joined the Foxcroft team in 2016, starting out as a server and and quickly working her way up to Assistant General Manager. Ivy’s industry knowledge and sense of hospitality are all-important to the culture and success of the organization. Upon hearing about a potential Greenville location, Ivy jumped onboard for the new adventure.
When not hard at work Ivy can be found hanging out with sidekicks Scooter and bad, bad, Leroy Brown, her amazing dogs.
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