S&S Kicks Off 85th Anniversary Year with Series of Exciting Activities


MACON Ga.– S&S CAFETERIAS (S&S) is celebrating the 85th anniversary of its founding in 1936. In celebration of its achievements, S&S Cafeterias will host a series of exciting promotions throughout the week of August 2- 6 to share with its customer the milestones and challenges of the last 85 years, while looking forward to future opportunity.

“For 85 years our mission has been to feed and inspire every guest, team member, and community we serve. To say we are grateful for the amazing people who’ve dined and worked with us for the past 85 year is an understatement – our loyal guests and team members are the heartstring of our business and the reason why we love what we do,” said Rick Pogue, chief executive officer of S&S Cafeterias. “We look forward to thanking our valued guests for 85 years of loyalty with these special offers. It is our privilege to keep serving our guests the food they know and love year-over-year, especially during a trying year like this one.”

The Early Years 

Originally founded by J. A. Smith Jr., a veteran of the food service business before he opened the first S&S Cafeteria in Columbus, Georgia in 1936, S&S Cafeterias has been offering their customers their choice of delicious tried- and true southern homestyle meals.  With a selection of more than 115 items at each of their six locations including two in Macon, GA, one in Augusta, GA, one in Knoxville, TN, one in Greenville, SC and one in Charleston, SC customers can enjoy a variety of their favorites daily. 

A Year of Celebration

S&S Cafeterias continues to focus on to providing quality food and excellent customer service in cafeteria style dining and take out services and is grateful for the communities it serves.   

As S&S kicks off its 85th year, the organization invites its customer to recognize all that they have achieved together over the 85 years and to look forward to the opportunities ahead with several exciting events:

  •  A weeklong celebration special “deal of the day” for 5 days 
    • Mon., Aug 2- $.85 desserts all day
    • Tues., Aug 3- Free Sweet Tea
    • Wed., Aug. 4- Kids Meals $.85 all day w/adult meal purchase
    • Thurs., Aug. 5- $.85 salads all day
    • Fri., Aug. 6- Daily Drawing for $100 gift certificates, three (3) winners per cafeteria location

For more details on the celebration please visit https://sscafeterias.com/85th-anniversary/

About S&S Cafeterias

S&S Cafeterias celebrating its 85th anniversary in 2021, provides quality fresh southern style food including over 115 items at our locations in Georgia, Tennessee, and South Carolina.  The first cafeteria opened in Columbus, GA in 1936 and continues to serve generations of customers and it committed to creating a great dining experience. For more information, visit sscafterias.com  


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