Read on to get to know our amazing sous chefs, Quinn and Samuel!
A member of the team since March, Quinn Gordon operates as sous chef at Foundation Social Eatery, where he plays a vital role in the kitchen’s day-to-day strategy and execution. With nine years of experience in the culinary industry, Quinn harbors an avid passion for food alongside a quintessential determination to provide all restaurant-goers with an exceptional dining experience.
Prior to joining the Foundation Social Eatery team, Quinn worked as executive chef at Ten Bistro in Peachtree Corners, Ga, and was previously executive chef at Gabe’s Downtown in Douglasville, Ga. Outside the restaurant, Quinn spends his free time with his family or further exploring his passion for food. Quinn is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu, where he completed his associate’s degree in 2015. He currently resides in Smyrna, Ga.
Samuel Dwight Mason
With more than nine years of experience in the restaurant industry, Samuel Mason brings a strong background and keen ability to execute the restaurant’s vision to the Foundation Social Eatery team as sous chef. Samuel has worked with Foundation since before the restaurant opened in March 2014 and has enjoyed being a part of the restaurant’s growth and evolution.
Prior to joining Foundation Social Eatery, Samuel worked as lead cook at Freight Kitchen and Tap in Woodstock, Ga. from 2012 – 2014, and held a position at Holeman & Finch Public House in Midtown Atlanta in 2010.
A native of Atlanta, Samuel currently resides in Woodstock. When he’s not creating masterpieces in the kitchen, you can find Samuel outdoors hiking, biking, foraging and fishing, or reading a good book.