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Athletic Director Position Available

Southern Way Catering was founded by deep southern roots and a philosophy that demands the best. We provide the highest level of food quality and service, and has been exceeding client expectations for over 35 years.

Are you interested in being a part of our award winning team? We are currently hiring for a Director of Hospitality for our Athletics Division.

The Director of Hospitality for Southern Way Athletics Division will work with the University of South Carolina at the Colonial Life Arena and at event sites. This position will require a very organized, hands-on individual who embraces the challenge of creating and ensuring an efficient operation with the highest level of detailed execution.

Not only will you be representing Southern Way Catering, but you will be a representative and promoter for one of our most valued clients. This role is critical in the partnership of both organizations and you are expected to ensure that every event is managed to perfection and is held at the highest standards.

If you are interested, for more information on the position. We look forward to hearing from those who are qualified and who are excited to join our team at Southern Way Catering!

Please contact Tarrin Knight at tknight@thesouthernway.com or by phone at 803-783-1061.

The Piney Awards

What exactly is a “Piney”?
In honor of their 10th anniversary, Southern Weddings has put together a Best of the South Award to honor wedding vendors throughout numerous categories. The award has been nicknamed “The Piney” thanks to the golden pineapple trophy that winners will receive.
We have been named as a finalist for the “Best Caterer” category, and we couldn’t be more excited about it. There are so many fantastic catering companies throughout the south and to be named one of the top is truly an honor. If you’d like to vote for us, you can do so by clicking HERE!

 

In honor of our Piney nomination, we wanted to share one of our favorite pineapple recipes with you. It’s the perfect recipe for this time of year as the hot, humid days of summer begin to roll into the south.

 

GRILLED PINEAPPLE LEMONADE
Ingredients:
6 oz fresh pineapple, sliced
4 cups hot water
3 tbsp granulated sugar
3/4 cup fresh lemon juice (4 large lemons)

 

Directions:
  1. Heat up grill pan over medium-high heat. Add pineapple slices in a single layer and cook on each side until dark char marks appear. Set grilled pineapple slices aside to cool.
  2. Combine 4 cups hot water and sugar in a large pitcher and stir with whisk until dissolved.
  3. Process pineapple and lemon juice in a blender until relatively smooth.
  4. Pour pineapple mixture through a fine-mesh strainer into pitcher with sugar mixture; discard the solids.
  5. Stir well until fully blended and serve over ice.

 

Enjoy!

Brittany Stuckey

Our Vice President of Operations, Brittany, always says that she’s been in catering since she was 5 years old. It’s an accurate statement for the daughter of two parents in the catering business! She began working part time for Southern Way in high school, continued in college, and came on board full time 6 years ago.

Brittany’s favorite part of the job is all of the people that she’s fortunate enough to know through the business. She loves the employees that she works with everyday because they are like family to her now, and she enjoys meeting with all of the clients that she works with. One of the things that she loves to do the most is to plan menus for a variety of events. Food is what Southern Way Catering does so she wants it to be creative, delicious and beautiful.

If she had to pick a favorite dish right now, it would be a new passed item that we just created: the Bacon/Ciabatta Bread Crostini with goat cheese pimento cheese and candied jalapeños.

One thing that Brittany is most excited about for 2017 is all of the planning. Southern Way continues to grow each year and she loves the behind the scenes planning process. Everything from the menu planning, the planning of new looks for Southern Way and the logistical planning to ensure that we are able to pull it all off. She is passionate about planning wonderful menus and events and ensuring that each and every client is over-the-moon happy with their event!
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