Southern Season is the premier destination for specialty food, gift, and entertaining items. Since 1975, Southern Season has been known for the breadth and quality of its gourmet food, wine, housewares, and cookware. A food lover’s paradise with exciting and innovative products from vendors local to international, Southern Season offers over 80,000 items sold in-store and online. With a belief in Southern hospitality and a passion for the art of entertaining, Southern Season prides itself upon great tasting and distinct products offered by a knowledgeable and friendly staff ready to help you find exactly what you need.
Where you call home: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Things you’d write home to your Momma about: Dear Momma, We have won lots and lots of awards for our wine and candy departments and overall grocery selection. Our restaurants are famed for their modern Southern cuisine and legendary for weekend brunch. The New York Times food critic once said we were “wall to wall and floor to ceiling… a visual and gustatory delight!”
How I got into weddings: Our stores have long been known for wedding gifts and our restaurants/patios are perfect venues for receptions and rehearsals.
Favorite thing about weddings in the South? All of the thoughtful details that go into the planning. And lots of flowers and lots of dressed-up people.
Favorite part of a wedding day? The joy of celebrating the event with friends and family. And, of course, the reception dinner.
Best piece of advice you can give to brides and grooms? Relax and enjoy the day!
Dream travel destination? South Africa
Favorite Southern city? Charleston, South Carolina
Early bird or night owl? Early bird
Pie bar or red velvet cake? Red velvet cake
Pottery Barn or Anthropologie? Anthropologie
Succulents or peonies? Peonies