Updated Apr 22, 2024 - Food and Drink

Celebrity chef David Burke to open pizza restaurant in Cornelius

order counter at a restaurant

Photo: Courtesy of Houston Ray

Decorated New York chef David Burke continues to expand his Charlotte-area footprint with a new restaurant called G.O.A.T. Pizza in Cornelius.

Why it matters: Burke, who's been featured on Iron Chef America and Top Chef Masters, opened The Fox & Falcon in SouthPark last year and was previously the chef at Cloud Bar and Red Salt within Le Méridien hotel in Uptown.

The vibe: G.O.A.T Pizza will cater to families and sports fans, per a press release from the restaurant.

rows of NFL football helmets on a shelf
Photo: Courtesy of Houston Ray

Dig in: G.O.A.T Pizza will serve pizza, pasta, sandwiches, smash burgers and salads.

  • Its full bar will serve local brews and an extensive selection of bourbon and tequila.
booth seating inside a restaurant
Photo: Courtesy of Houston Ray

Stop by: G.O.A.T Pizza will open on April 27 at 9623 Bailey Road in Cornelius from 11am-11:30pm.

  • The new 4,105-square-foot restaurant will be in Village at Oakhurst on Statesville Road.
table seating at a restaurant with framed sports jerseys on the wall
Photo: Courtesy of Houston Ray

Editor's note: This story was originally published on May 13, 2022 and updated April 22, 2024, to reflect new details about the restaurant.

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