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Dining Services: Delicious Meals at Shepherd's Spring
See our sample menu below!

Our Dining Hall, located in the main Lodge, has space for 80-90 people, with a maximum of 100 for receptions. Our exceptional food service staff provides meals and snacks that include vegetarian, gluten-free options, and other dietary needs upon request. 

Mealtimes are typically 8am, 12pm, and 5pm.

Sample Menu

There is a lot of thought put into your retreat's menu. Our chef takes into consideration the time of year/season you are coming, dietary restrictions/food allergies, your group's primary ethnicity, meal requests, and what foods are available for purchase. Below is a sample menu that could be served during your stay. Due to the above factors, we are unable to send out a menu in advance for your group but we certainly take your requests into consideration which you can indicate on the Retreat Questionnaire sent to you approximately 30 days prior to your retreat. 

  • Fresh Cut Fruit

  • Nonfat Greek Yogurt

  • Blueberry Muffins

  • Scrambled Eggs

  • Bacon

  • Home Fried Potatoes

  • Oatmeal

  • Salad Bar

  • Farro Salad with Roasted Cauliflower

  • Tuscan Herb-Marinated Chicken

  • Sweet Potato and Curried Chickpea Shepherd’s Pie

  • Garlic and Lemon Smashed Potatoes

  • Carrots in Coriander Butter

  • Asparagus in Lemon Oil

  • Carrot Layer Cake

  • Salad Bar

  • Quinoa Salad with Dried Apricot

  • Tomato Basil Soup

  • Pulled Turkey Barbeque

  • House-Made Veggie Burgers

  • Roasted Sweet Potato Spears

  • Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • What if I have a dietary restriction?

    • Please let your group leader know. He or She will indicate any dietary restrictions or food allergies on the Retreat Questionnaire.​

  • When are the meals served? ​

    • Meals are served on the buffet line at 8am, 12pm, and 5pm.​

  • What drinks do you have available?​

    • We have water, iced tea, various kinds of juice, coffee, and hot tea.​

"The crowning glory of this stay was the amazing food prepared by their chef/cook, Carey. She nourished us, while taking into consideration dietary needs of the participants. We spent the weekend eating the rainbow and feeling filled with the love in that food."
-Lisa, The Pearl Yoga Retreat, January 2022
"Have used Shepherd's Spring for banquets, meetings, and awards ceremony for many years and have always been extremely satisfied. The staff always exceeds expectations. Food service is a 5-star experience."
-Robert, Washington County Fire Police, December 2021
"Everything was perfect. The food was wonderful and very tasty. The staff was very helpful and available. We enjoy it a lot!"
-Mariana, Vine Maryland Church, November 2021
"The food was amazing - so much better than I expected. You could taste how it was made with love."
-Alyssa, The Pearl Yoga Retreat, January 2022
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