About Southern Harvest Catering

About Southern Harvest Catering

About Southern Harvest Catering

Our Team

Tom Meyer, Owner

Tom Meyer, Owner

Email: Tom@SouthernHarvestHG.com

Tom Meyer is the owner/operator of the restaurants and catering companies of Farmer's Table Restaurant Group and Southern Harvest Hospitality Group. Since 2003, Tom has been involved in creating a wide range of restaurants that bring the very best of area farms and ranches to North Carolina tables through a careful designed network of independent farmers. In 1992, Tom was the co-founder of Nana's Restaurant in Durham, a restaurant that earned honors from Esquire Magazine as one of the year's Top 10 restaurants nationwide.


Quentin Dyson

Quentin Dyson, Director of Hospitality  

Email: Quentin@SouthernHarvestHG.com

Quentin Dyson, started with our company in May 2014. He comes to us with an extensive background (20+ years) in the food service industry. He has been a cook, server, bartender and general manager at several hot spots in Durham, NC and San Francisco, CA. Foodie and wine lover at heart. When not at work he likes to spend his free time with his puppy, Loki.


Thomas Robinette

Thomas Robinette, Executive Chef 

Email: Thomas@SouthernHarvestHG.com

Thomas started cooking because of his mom. His fondest memories were of her cooking at a local church in Durham. In 2002 he graduated with an associate’s degree from Johnson and Wales Culinary College in Charleston S.C. While catering for the Citadel in Charleston he picked up a variety of outstanding talents and skills as a southern inspired chef. Following catering, he worked for over six years for Aramak before moving to Durham, North Carolina. In Durham he was head chef at Tylers Tap Room located at the American Tobacco Campus.


Laura Clay

Laura Clay, Catering and Guest Relations Manager

Email: Laura@SouthernHarvestHG.com

Mobile: 919-413-7180

Laura started with Southern Harvest Catering in 2015 after living in South America for six years working at an English teacher and language school coordinator.  A Durham native and UNC graduate, she loves exploring North Carolina's outdoor attractions. 

David Fowle

David Fowle,  Venue Relations and Outreach Manager

Email: David@SouthernHarvestHG.com

David is a 20-year veteran of the specialty coffee business. His prior cafes have won numerous local and national awards. His last major venture before joining Southern Harvest in 2013 was as a partner on the renovation of a 100-year-old building in downtown Raleigh.  David has been married for over 25 years to Liz, whom he met in a coffee shop. They have 2 grown children.

Phone: 919-449-7881


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