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Carolina Food Co.

Our Team

Leigh Barnes

Title: Food Service Director
Starbucks, Gamecock Generals, Market 101, Wired Cafe, The Golden Spur
Carolina Food Co.
Office: Russell House 2nd Floor
1400 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208
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Leigh grew up in Edgefield, SC and graduated from August State University. She has been in the restaurant industry for more than 20 years on the east coast operating restaurants like Chick-fil-A, Ruby Tuesday, Chili's, and Subway. Leigh has completed Disney's Approach to Qualtiy Service training and Chick-fil-A's NEXT 2022 Operators training. Most recently, she served as a location manager and food service director at the University of Florida.

Leigh joined the Carolina Food Co. team in June 2022. Her favorite foods are hibachi and oysters. In her free time, Leigh enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

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