• Extended Dining Room
  • Serving Line


Ridgecrest's Dining Room offers three nutritious buffet-style meals daily* and is centrally located within Rhododendron assuring attendees a very short walk from virtually every lodging venue. The dining room includes eight serving lines to accommodate large groups quickly and efficiently.

The spacious Dining Room seats well over 800 people. Five foot round tables as well as eight foot rectangular tables are utilized providing guests with a comfortable setting for fellowship and conversation.

For Dining Room hours and menus please text menu to 828.539.1880.

Breakfast - $10.00 per person, and $6.00 per child 6-11 years old, children 5 and under are free with a paid parent, per day.  Includes a variety of hot and cold choices and beverage.

Lunch - $13.00 per person, and $6.00 per child 6-11 years old, children 5 and under are free with a paid parent, per day.  Includes two entrees and a selection of vegetables, salads, desserts and beverage. (NOTE: A fast-food option is added when we are serving more than 400 guests.)

Dinner - $15.00 per person, and $6.00 per child 6-11 years old,children 5 and under are free with a paid parent, per day.  Includes two entrees and a selection of vegetables, salads, desserts and beverage.  (NOTE: A fast-food option is added when we are serving more than 400 guests.)

Sample Menu

*During the year, dining hours vary based on number of guests on campus.  Meal rates listed are for 2017 and subject to change without notice.  Click for Sample Menus.

  • Breakfast    7:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.
  • Lunch         12 noon to 1:00 p.m.
  • Dinner        5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Selected meal plans are locked in 2 weeks before the start of your event.  Guests who chose no meal plan at the time of booking have the option, based on availability, to purchase meals at our a-la-carte rates.  No refunds for missed meals.