Our Team

Joel Blackburne

Restaurant Manager


Joel has been in the Hospitality industry for over 20 years. Born and raised in Perth, Western Australia where he attended the South East Metropolitan Hospitality College. He attained a bachelors degree in Hospitality Management with scholarships and numerous awards leading to the Western Australian Hospitality student of the year In 2001. His many years experience includes, Hotel and Front Office management, Conference facility management, Bar/Restaurant management and Cruise ship experience with Disney Cruise Lines. Joel is committed to the Restaurant's food and service excellence and is excited for the future of Restaurant Forty Six.



John Blumreich

Executive Chef


John Blumreich is a graduate of New England Culinary Institute, Montpelier Vermont. American born, and raised in Europe, John has had a passion for the culinary arts his whole life. Including Internships at “Tanglewoods” and “Red Hen Baking Co.”, his work experience includes nine years as Executive Chef of “Carpe Diem” in the Elizabeth neighborhood of Charlotte NC, and six years working for Atlantic American Properties, currently as Executive Chef of both “Forty Six” and “The Club at Irish Creek.”

Daniel Willoughby
Sous Chef

Daniel Willoughby attended and trained at The Academy of Culinary Arts in May’s Landing, New Jersey. He began his culinary career in 2001 at Café Gallery in Burlington, New Jersey.  While at Cafe Gallery, Daniel eventually worked his way up to Sous Chef.  After relocating to Kannapolis, NC in 2009, Daniel began working for Castle & Cooke. He spent his time at both The Club at Irish Creek and Forty Six.  Daniel is now the Sous Chef at Forty Six and is determined to help the restaurant reach it's full potential.

Restaurant Forty Six Hours

101 West Avenue
Kannapolis, NC 28081
Cannon Village


Restaurant Forty Six Hours

Monday - Friday
7:30am - 10am
11am - 2pm
Monday - Friday
11am - 2pm
Thursday - Saturday
5pm - 9pm



Forty Six will be closed on Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day.

Please join us Tuesday and have a wonderful holiday! 





It's Here!!!

Forty Six  is open for Breakfast!!

Monday - Friday

7:30am - 10:00am

Great for Parties, Business Meetings, Family Gatherings

Look for us to open up Saturday Mornings starting soon (Check back for Start Date!)





Take advantage of our "Early Bird Discount"

You like to dine early and save? Get 15% off your Check between 5pm and 6pm

every Thursday, Friday and Saturday!