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Say Cheese!

With a comprehensive catalogue of 350 individually selected local, domestic, and international cheeses, Southern Foods is the definitive cheese resource in the Southeast. 

Say Cheese!

With a comprehensive catalogue of 350 individually selected local, domestic, and international cheeses, Southern Foods is the definitive cheese resource in the Southeast.  We carry a full compliment of cheeses, from delicate soft cheeses to hard granas and everything in between.

Unfamiliar fish appearing soon on restaurant menus

Diners may soon spot some unfamiliar fish on restaurant menus across North Carolina, such as sheepshead, scup, ribbonfish and grunts.

2014 Distinguished Industry Achievement Award

Malcolm Sullivan, CEO, Pate Dawson Company is named winner of IFMA's Distinguished Industry Achievement Award.

International Foodservice Manufacturers Association Names Top Distributors in Foodservice

Malcolm Sullivan, CEO, Pate Dawson Company is named winner of IFMA's Distinguished Industry Achievement Award, which recognizes an individual who has brought about positive change in the foodservice distribution community and has been a pioneer in the areas of management, marketing and operations.

4 ways to obtain useful guest feedback

Making it easy for customers to comment on their dining experience can pave the way to improvements. You have everything set in place to run a successful restaurant, and you think your customers are happy—but you wonder whether they are truly having a satisfactory experience in your restaurant. Is your food up to par? Is the ambience what they are looking for? Are you delivering orders in a timely fashion?

Are Smartphones Ruining the Restaurant Experience?

Your smartphone is the scourge of restaurants. Customers snapping photos of food and dawdling on Facebook at meals have slowed down table service by an hour over the last 10 years.

Are Smartphones Ruining the Restaurant Experience?

Your smartphone is the scourge of restaurants.

13 Tips to Better Manage Your Restaurant

A successful restaurant starts with its leadership. As a restaurant owner or manager, you need to be constantly giving thought to how you can better manage your restaurant. Here are 13 tips to make sure that your restaurant's management is in top shape.

Better guest engagement boosts repeat visits

Guests who make a personal connection with an employee are more likely to return and recommend that restaurant to a friend, research shows. Even if you don’t work at Cheers, you should still get to know your customers by name.Restaurant employees who make a personal connection with guests have the largest impact and lead to stronger feedback scores and recommendations, according to multiple recent studies.

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