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.

Last Remaining Dinners for 2019

November 16: FIRST CULINARY DINNER :  $30 PER PERSON; LIMIT 75; PERMANENT RESERVATIONS DO NOT APPLY!  Begin your wonderful evening with butternut squash and apple soup, topped with a wild mushroom garni, followed by crispy fried brussel sprouts, bacon-aioli, pickles chili pepper mash topped with bacon fat crumble.  The main entrée will be roasted breast of chicken, confit thigh meat, grain mustard gnocchi, braised collard greens served with thyme chicken jus.  A vegetarian option will be sautéed whole grain potato gnocchi with wild mushrooms and braised collard greens.  To finish off this wonderful meal, enjoy caramel apple cheesecake for dessert.


December 7th: Our resident chef, Edmond Bischoff with friends and family will serve rustic Panzanella salad with herb-crusted pecorino chicken, Tuscan vegetables served with penne pasta in a blush sauce, topped off with Tiramisu for dessert.  A veggie option will be available.

December 14th: Linda Toman with friends and family will prepare a Hanaukkah dinner for us all. Mississippi Pot Roast or a veggie nut loaf, with potato latkes, oven roasted brussel sprouts and finished with a apple cake.


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 6pm

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.