Dinner Gild

The Dinner Gild contributes to the strong sense of community among the residents of The Ardens, members of the Arden Club, and their guests, by providing opportunities to share wholesome, inexpensive meals in a neighborhood environment.  Bringing together our love of the arts, food, music, and most importantly, friendship.


February 22nd – Spinach Lasagna is on the menu presented by the Harvey Road Crew with roasted broccoli, garlic bread and a TBD salad and dessert

February 29th – The Arden Woods Counseling and their families will prepare Butter Chicken with buttered chick peas.

3/7 Bridge Gild : Ginger Beef, egg noodles , mixed veggies , green salad , rolls , veggie option is coconut vegetable curry , and cheesecake brownies for dessert

3/14 The Ardensingers will offers a Medieval Feast with Roasted Hen , (veggie option seitan chicken) , Wastels farced (toasted and stuffed rolls), Drawn Benes beans and onions , Cucminern, (cucumber salad) followed by
Dessert being Payne Foundewe (molten bread pudding)

3/21 Our Spring Culinary Extravaganza ($30 per person) Tomato Bruschetta, Seafood Risotto, with basil foam, Ravioli di Carne and Torta di Noccile for dessert. There will be no vegetarian options as this is a pre-fixed meal. For any allergens or dietary restrictions, please contact Ed Bischoff

3/28 Folk gild : Steeleye Trout , Rice and vegetable , salad and dessert TBA

March 29th:  Breakfast 9am to noon with master chef Ed Bischoff preparing an omelet station with home fried potatoes, bacon and toast for $8 per person. Yogurt Bar with fruit, nuts, grains and berries available for $5. Bloody Mary $3. Coffee and orange juice included with the meal.

4/4 Shakespeare Gild : Italian Wedding soup , Vegetarian Tagine with Almond and chickpea
couscous, Orange duck breast salad and Shakespeare gingerbread cookies , soup and salad veggie option

Phone line and e-mail now ready for reservations. 792-7139 or adgreservations@gmail.com

When reserving your dinner(s), please specify if you are ordering the vegetarian alternative! Bring wine if you like (over 21 only, please), glasses available.

NEW PRICES IN EFFECT: $12 for members; $15 for non-members; $7 for kids and $7/$8 for leftovers! Seating is limited to 140 maximum. Carry-outs are available. Dinner begins at 6 pm

A snapshot of each week’s menu is provided in the Club’s Monthly Newsletter, Arden Club Calendar.   A link to online copies of these newsletters are located on the upper right side of this page.  

Additionally, a detailed description of the menu is provided on our Dinner Reservation Line (302-792-7139) the weekend before.

Please remember our no-show policy – if you cannot come to the dinner, cancel your reservation before Saturday at 3:00 p.m. or you will be billed.

Parking is limited and is shared with patrons attending events in the Gild Hall and the Buzz Ware Village Center across the street. So, if possible, please carpool, walk, or bike.

Contact Us:

Gildmaster Edmond Bischoff at 302- 593-3592 for information about cooking in general

Gildmistress Claire Ennis at adgreservations@gmail.com regarding Saturday night dinners and all its details.

For scheduling and menus contact Laura Wallace, 302-743-5939.

Additional Information:

The Dinner Gild has several Facebook sites:

The Arden Dinner Gild

This is our current Facebook site with postings and photographs submitted by our Cooking Teams and Diners from September 2012 to just last week.

The Arden Dinner Gild Archive

This was our first Facebook site, with postings and photographs of our dinners from September 2009 to September 2012.

The Bored Gild

This site has a collection of the wonderful Chalkboard Art that David Yoder graces our dining room with each week.