Southern Season is the premier destination for specialty food and gifts. Since its creation in 1975, Southern Season has been known for the breadth and quality of its gourmet foods, wines, housewares, and cookware. A food lover’s paradise with exciting and innovative products from both local and international vendors, Southern Season offers over 70,000 items sold in-store and online. With a belief in southern hospitality and a passion for the art of entertainig, Southern Season prides itself upon great tasting and distinctive products offered by knowledgeable and friendly staff ready to help you find exactly what you’re looking for. 

Our store features specialty food products, chocolate and candy, wine & beer, coffee & tea, prepared foods from our deli & salad bar, kitchen tools, home items, gifts and much more. Visit our store to enjoy exclusive samplings from featured vendors, an array of cheeses imported from all over the world, hand-crafted java from the full-service coffee & tea bar, a glass of wine from our full-service wine & beer tasting bar, or a cooking class taught by a celebrity chef. Southern Season also features Weathervane Restaurant and Patio a full-service indoor/outdoor restaurant showcasing a menu of creative, seasonal fare that highlights local ingredients also available in the store.

Southern Season has been featured in publications by Travel + Leisure, Southern Living, Gourmet Retailer, and on the Food Network. It was honored by the National Association for Specialty Food as its Outstanding Retailer of the Year and by Gourmet News with its Retail Achievement Award for its success in the area of food education. The late New York Times food critic Craig Claiborne once described Southern Season as “wall to wall and floor to ceiling…a visual and gustatory delight!”

Whether you are a professional chef or burgeoning foodie, a loyal guest or a first-time visitor, we invite you to indulge your senses with all of Southern Season’s culinary offerings. Come see us today at our Chapel Hill, NC location.

Southern Season


1125 Jay Lane

Graham, NC 27253