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A Night at Sistercare’s Song Bird Café

At Southern Way Catering, we believe in giving back to the community that has given so much to us throughout our 35+ years of business. This is why we have partnered with Sistercare and their annual Song Bird Café held in October. Throughout the years of working with Sistercare on this event, we have helped them raise over $1.5 million for their organization!

The evening will begin with handcrafted cocktails from 6:30-7pm. We’ll gather around the table at 7pm for dinner. Our menu for the evening will be:

Sistercare is a local nonprofit whose mission is to provide services and advocate for domestic violence survivors and their children, and to promote prevention of domestic violence through community awareness and training. Sistercare is the only organization that specifically offers shelter services for survivors and their children in Richland, Lexington, Kershaw, Newberry, and Fairfield Counties.

You can learn more about Sistercare by visiting their website,

Their 17th Annual Song Bird Café is this month on Thursday, October 10, at the USC Alumni Center. It will feature prominent Nashville singer/songwriters Kristian Bush, Wyatt Durrette, James Otto, and Levi Lowrey. It will include delicious bites from our team, a bar sponsored by Black Tie Bartending, and valet parking provided by Southern Valet.

Don’t miss this incredible evening!

To learn more about the event and purchase tickets, visit:

Join Us at The Table!

Photo by Joshua Aaron Photography

We invite you to join us this September at City Market for the next dinner in our The Table series. As always, The Table will feature a locally curated and handcrafted menu from our own Chef Michael Stuckey and proceeds from the dinner will benefit a local charity. We have selected the Columbia Chapter of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) to receive the proceeds from our September The Table Dinner.

The evening will begin with handcrafted cocktails from 6:30-7pm. We’ll gather around the table at 7pm for dinner. Our menu for the evening will be:

1st Course: Aged Sharp Cheddar and Scallion Pimento Cheese, Maple Bacon, Pickled Strawberries, House-made Pickles, Green Pepper Jelly, and Fried Saltines

2nd Course: Heirloom Tomato and Charred Cucumber Salad with Burrata Cheese, Micro Basil, and a Tomato Vinaigrette

3rd Course: Seared Scallops with a Green Chili Sauce and Tabouli

4th Course: Sous Vide Chateau of Beef with Salt Baked Celeriac, Roasted Heirloom Carrots, and a Cabernet Demi-Glace

5th Course: Gooey Butter Cake with Macerated Grand Marnier Raspberries and Vanilla Crème

This 5 course dinner will include wine pairings with each course and free valet parking by Southern Valet. Tickets are $125 per person plus processing fees. Go ahead and reserve your seat at our table for a truly unique, magical, and absolutely delightful dining experience.

Dessert by Ally and Eloise // Photography by Joshua Aaron Photography

Engaged? Congratulations!

Whether you’re the bride or the groom, the mother or the mother-in-law, our team here at Southern Way Catering is excited to help you plan the perfect menu for you and your guests to enjoy during one of the most memorable events of your life. We know you’re busy trying to nail down all of the details of the day from venue to photographer, attire, and flowers, and your list seems to be never-ending.

Allow our team to take some of the stress of wedding planning off your hands. Our experienced and professional team can plan, coordinate, and execute the most challenging catering project—or the simplest—anywhere in the Columbia area and around the state. We think of everything for you—from the amount of serving stations needed to the amount of glassware and plates you’ll want to have on hand—so that you don’t have to guess. On the day of, we even make sure that our couples have a moment to themselves to enjoy a bite of food during their reception.

If you’re engaged and planning for an upcoming wedding, we would love to see you this month! Make plans to attend the Bride City Carolina Bridal Showcase at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center on Sunday, July 21 from 1-5pm.

Here, you’ll be able to meet our team and tell us all about your big day. Are you planning for an intimate rehearsal dinner, a black-tie wedding reception, or a backyard reception on Lake Murray? We’ll help you tailor a menu to fit exactly what you’re looking for that’s filled with dishes that will delight you and your guests.Stop by and say hello this weekend! We cannot wait to meet you!

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