Our Projects

Billy Sunday

Already a Logan Square institution, Billy Sunday serves up an impressive mix of classic cocktails, adventurous new creations and a large library of vintage spirts, all paired with a surprisingly robust food menu.

Billy Sunday, Charlotte

Known for classic drinks, adventurous new creations and a deep library of vintage spirits, Billy Sunday opens a second location in Charlotte in Fall of 2019.

Lucky Dorr

Who said you can’t have a beer garden featuring one-off beer collaborations with some of Chicago’s best craft brewers and a selection of amazing snacks from Chef Matthias Merges just steps from Wrigley Field? We hope nobody, because that’s what Lucky Dorr brings to the Park at Wrigleyville.


Mordecai is a bi-level bar and restaurant located inside the Hotel Zachary in the heart of Wrigleyville. Created by Chef Matthias Merges of Folkart Restaurant Management, the cocktail-centric space features one of the country’s largest selections of rare and collectible spirits. Guests can enjoy limited edition pours and classic drinks, ideal for game day celebrations or cocktail-fueled evenings. A full menu offers refined, American-inspired bar fare and grilled entrees.

Old Irving Brewing

Whether it’s a Tuesday family supper, Friday with friends or Sunday brunch, Old Irving’s focus on craft beer and delicious eats fits the bill. With our soul firmly planted in the rich food and beer traditions of the northwest side, our wood-fired grill sets the tone for the menu featuring slow roasted chickens, hanger steak with classic frites and grilled salmon.

The Spindle Bar

Located in the heart of Charlotte’s first food hall, Optimist Hall, Spindle Bar radiates the relaxed vibe of a warm and welcoming patio party. Whether you’re wandering through the food hall with a drink in hand, savoring a draft pour on the spacious patio, or grabbing a barstool to enjoy a cocktail from Spindle Bar’s vintage Italian truck on our huge patio, we’re always happy to serve you.

FOLKART MANAGEMENT is a craft-driven hospitality group led by Chef Matthias Merges, focused on operational excellence, state of the art design and a deep-seated commitment to locally sourced ingredients.

2545 W Diversey Ave.   |   Chicago, IL 60647