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Chef Spotlight: Kyle Krieger, Les Cochon D’or

By on Apr 11, 2018 in BLOG | 0 comments

We caught up with Chef Kyle Krieger of Les Cochon d’Or (The Golden Pigs), located in downtown Hot Springs, VA to find out about the chef’s background as an apprentice at the Greenbrier, his process in the kitchen at LCdO, and his advice for young chefs in this week’s Chef Spotlight. Tell me about getting your start apprenticing at The Greenbrier....

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Spring Produce Preview 2018

By on Mar 19, 2018 in BLOG | 0 comments

The groundhog may have seen his shadow last month, but spring is officially here, and we couldn’t be more excited about some of the great spring produce we have to work with! Here are five items from the Cavalier Homegrown list to look forward to in the coming weeks: Morel Mushrooms, coming from West Virginia and local sources Ranging in color from light brown...

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Vendor Spotlight: Sorghum Sauce, LLC

By on Mar 9, 2018 in BLOG | 0 comments

Ian Boden is the award-winning chef at The Shack in Staunton, VA. We’ve been supplying The Shack with fresh produce for years, and when we learned that Boden was releasing a line of his own sorghum-based hot sauce and bbq sauce, we were very excited to give it a try. We caught up with Boden to find out what inspired the line, how to use it, and how he balances...

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Vendor Spotlight: Fresh2O Growers

By on Feb 23, 2018 in BLOG | 0 comments

Tell us how Fresh2o began. I read that Joe Van Wingerden came up with some of the systems that allows Fresh2o to grow lettuce year-round and in your signature style–tell me a little more about his background and experience. Fresh2o Growers has been operating for 5 years and has been supplying Cavalier Produce since 2013. Joe has been in the industry for over...

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Staff Spotlight: Brian Burghardt, account manager

By on Feb 8, 2018 in BLOG | 0 comments

Each month, we’ll be shining the spotlight on some of our employees. This month, we’re talking to account manager Brian Burghardt. Here’s what Rachel Sanders, one of Brian’s clients had to say about working with him: “The whole team at Cavalier Produce has been wonderful to work with, especially Brian!  He is very quick to answer my...

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