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Meet the Monger: Cavalier Produce Cheese Monger Amy Worrell

By on Aug 22, 2018 in BLOG | 0 comments

Get to know our cheesemonger, Amy Worrell! Amy will be curating a selection of cheeses at our annual Pig Pickin’ and Oyster Shuckin’ this September, so we caught up with Amy to find out more about her passion for fromage! Did you know, Amy organizes cheese tastings for chefs and institutions? Ask your sales rep for more details. Tell me a bit about your...

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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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