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Cayuga Cuisine

Welcome to Cayuga Cuisine a new (and tasty) series from the Cayuga County Office of Tourism where we bring together some of the best personalities in Cayuga County’s amazing food scene and share their stories and favorite items. From ribs cooked over charcoal to fresh roasted coffee beans and good old fashioned comfort food we have it all!

Meet our local restaurant owners and see why they are so excited to share their favorite foods and invite you to the table to enjoy good company, and conversation and Cayuga cuisine!

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10-10 BBQ
Meet owner and cook Frederick “Fritz” Hess. Cooking good food that people from all walks of life can enjoy and it is about community. Sourcing ingredients locally allows Hess, a self-described foodie to offer barbecue that measures up to his high standards.

White Rabbit Roasting Company

Meet Amelia Bucci-Taylor owner and head bean roaster.  She began roasting her own coffee as a hobby while staying home with her son. Being a local café is something Bucci-Taylor takes seriously so she set out to create a welcoming, kind of community-based place to hang out, sit and talk with friends.”

Dugan’s Country Grill

Meet Mike Dugan owner and chef. Dugan’s Country Grill serves up the best breakfasts and comfort food in Upstate New York. Their menu selections are made from the freshest and heartiest ingredients and serve it up hot and delicious!

New Hope Mills
Located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region in Auburn, NY, New Hope Mills has been making quality pancake mix since 1823 and has been family owned and operated for three generations. They hope you’ll enjoy their quality food and products! With country distinctions and quality products you will find yourself walking back in time. Enjoy the aromas of fresh and locally roasted coffee while relishing in the historical ambiance of their store & café.

Potters Farm to Fork

Join owner Brian for locally sourced high quality flavor from his family to yours. He believes good food brings people together, Brian’s favorite thing about owing a restaurant is the community it builds. Potter’s serve Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, NYS Craft Beer and Wine.

Little Yard Farm

This seasonal + sustainable female driven, farm based catering venture composes quality food into honest and inclusive cuisine. There specialty is seasonal, styled “Snapshot” Meal Boards and Spreads.


Cayuga Cuisine