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Vendor Spotlight: Twenty Paces

By on Jul 16, 2018 in BLOG | 0 comments

Twenty Paces is a Farmstead Sheep and Goat Dairy & Creamery located in Central VA. Though small, this creamery has already enjoyed acclaim thanks to their unique and delicious cheeses. We caught up with co-owner Kyle Kilduff to learn more about what makes Twenty Paces special. 1. Tell me about the origins of 20 paces. Twenty Paces formed in 2013 when all four...

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Staff Spotlight: David Frazer, Sales Manager

By on Jun 27, 2018 in BLOG | 0 comments

Tell us a little about your background and what brought you to Cavalier Produce. I have been in the distribution business for over 20 years, mainly in wine distribution to restaurants.  I had been thinking about changing careers and wanted to stay involved with restaurants and Country Clubs, fortunately this opportunity presented itself.  I came to Cavalier Produce...

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Vendor Spotlight: Phantom Hill Farms

By on May 31, 2018 in BLOG | 0 comments

This week, we caught up with Kathryn Hanks of Phantom Hill Farms. We recently began offering Phantom Hill produce on our Cavalier Homegrown list. Hanks and Chris Pohl, launched Phantom Hill in 2015 with the goal of providing fresh, affordable, and naturally grown produce for folks around Louisa, Virginia. 1. Tell me about the origins of Phantom Hill Farm. What made...

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Vendor Spotlight: JQ Dickinson Saltworks

By on Apr 26, 2018 in BLOG | 0 comments

Finishing salts are beloved by chefs, and JQ Dickinson Saltworks in Malden, WV makes one of their favorites. Restaurants like Husk in Charleston and Zynoda and The Shack right here in Virginia feature JQ Dickinson products on their menus. We caught up with co-owner Nancy Bruns to find out what makes their salt so special. Your salt is a favorite among chefs. What...

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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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