Circles Grill and Market
Circles Grill and Market is a new restaurant in the Fountains professional complex at the intersection of Ardrey Kell and Tom Short Road in southeast Charlotte. Circles integrates classic Italian dishes such as Chicken Parmesan, Linguine Vongole and Bucatini Bolognese. Also served are contemporary favorites, fresh seafood and steaks.
Restaurant GMÂ Bill Satterfield has spent decades in hospitality management operating Michelin 3 star dining rooms and resorts in New York City, Miami and Palm Beach Florida.Â Executive chef Santos Gonzales is a Peruvian native and brings considerable talent to the Charlotte area with his knowledge of internationalÂ cuisines. Chef Gonzales crafts dishes such as prince edward island mussels with a succulent chorizo sausage and garlic aioli.
Chef Santos has the versatility to pivot to steaks and chops with his Carne Asada consisting off two noisettes of prime sirloin with a succulent chimichurri sauce and a Barolo red wine reduction or a grilled pork chop with roasted shallots and a gorgonzola cream sauce that stacks up with any major steak house offering. Specials include an excellent preparation of fresh Halibut Frutti Di Mare with Manilla Clams , Mussels and Gulf Shrimp with herbed garlic butter over sautĂ©ed spinach.Â Whether a Charlotte native or an expatriate new to the tar heel state Circles Grill and Market is a must try while in the Queen city .