“That red velvet cheese cake takes three hours to make. It’s a labor of love,” Johnson said.
Within the last year, the restaurant unveiled cheesecake bites that have been a huge hit.
“We’ll make four dozen fresh mini ones and sell those every single day,” Johnson said.
The deli has apple bread running through the New Year as well.
Sandwich or wrap trays provide a new catering option.
Tweaking traditional offerings keeps the customers happy.
“My supplier and I are constantly going over different ways to introduce new products,” he said.
One successful new product is a Cuban sandwich that came out two months ago.
Word of mouth keeps the Goodie Gallery going. Johnson wants to keep up the good reputation making the town proud of the establishment.
“When I was old enough to start managing the Dairy Queen, my grandparents had owned it for 25 years. They paid their dues,” Johnson said. “ I didn’t see them pay their dues. That was a learning curve for me. They had worked hard at it and had a good life. That’s what I want to do.”
Call the deli at 478-452-8080 for more information.
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