Park Place at the Pond


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We are closed for the summer. Thank you for a great year, and we look forward to serving you in August!

Along with a rotating menu of favorites, Park Place at the Pond features a customizable Asian bar, grab-and-go sandwiches and snacks,  a dedicated vegetarian and vegan bar, make your own grilled cheese and more. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner with a view! 

*The menus may vary due to changes in production and/or product availability.*

Trivette Hall

Closed for the summer


(V) Vegetarian | (V+) Vegan | (GF) Gluten Friendly | (DF) Dairy Free | (N) Contains Nuts|  (L) Locally Sourced 
Visit our Worry Free Fare Cooler for a selection of packaged items for diners with food allergies. 


Begin the day with a hearty breakfast.  Start with your favorite breakfast foods on our hot bar.  Visit the Waffle Bar for waffles and toppings as well as biscuit and bagel sandwiches.  Weekends feature breakfast until 4:00 pm.

Comfort Classics Breakfast: Monday - Friday:  7:00 am - 11:00 am / Saturday - Sunday:  8:00 am - 11:00 a.m.

Eggs & Things

  • Eggs** (fried (L), boiled (L) or scrambled) (GF) (V)
  • Egg Omelet du Jour (GF)
  • Bacon (GF)
  • Sausage (links or patties) (GF) (L) 
  • Country Ham (GF) (L)
  • Hash Browns (V)

Biscuits & More

  • Fresh Baked Biscuit (V)
  • Biscuits with Sausage Gravy
  • Biscuits with Pepper Gravy (V)
  • Grits (GF) (L) (V)
  • Doughnuts & Assorted Pastries (V)

Fruit & Grains 

  • Assorted Fruit (GF) (V+)
  • Yogurt (GF) (V)
  • Assorted Cereals (V/V+)
  • Oatmeal (V+)
  • Assorted Breads, Bagels & English Muffins (V/V+)

*Select breakfast items are offered on weekends**Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Waffles & More Bar: Monday - Friday:  7:00 am - 11:00 am / Saturday - Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Waffle Bar

  • Waffles (V)
  • French Toast (V)
  • Cinnamon Apples (GF) (V+)

Biscuit Sandwiches

  • Country Ham Biscuit (L)
  • Sausage Biscuit (L)
  • Steak Biscuit
  • Chicken Biscuit

Oatmeal Bar: Monday - Friday:  7:00 am - 10:00 am 

Start your day right with heart healthy oatmeal.  An 8 oz. portion of homemade Quaker Oatmeal customized your way with a variety of toppings!

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Asian Bar: Daily: 11:00 am - 7:30 pm 

Custom hot from the wok entrees with your choice of noodles, rice and sides.

Choice of Protein Choice of Veggies* (GF) (V+)
Choice of Sauce (GF)
Noodles, Rice & Sides
  • Chicken (GF) (L)
  • Tempura Chicken (L) 
  • Organic Tofu (GF) (L) (V+)
  • Bean Sprouts
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Edamame
  • Mixed Peppers
  • Mixed Veggies
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Pineapple
  • Spinach
  • Water Chestnuts
  • Zucchini
  • General Tso's (V+)
  • Sesame (V+)
  • Sriracha Lime (V)
  • Soy Sauce (V+)
  • Sweet & Sour (V+)
  • Teriyaki (V)
  • Lo Mein Noodles (V)
  • Rice Noodles (GF) (V+)
  • Fried Rice (GF) (V+)
  • Steamed Rice (GF) (V+)
  • Veggie Egg Roll (V)
  • Spring Roll (V+)
  • Sweet Carrots (GF) (V)

*Veggies may vary due to changes in production and/or product availability

Daily Specials: 

  • Monday: Mongolian Beef
  • Tuesday: Shrimp; Red Curry Sauce (V+)
  • Wednesday: Mongolian Beef
  • Thursday: Asian Pork
  • Friday: Mongolian Beef

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 Comfort Classics Hot Bar: Monday - Friday: 11:00 am - 7:30 pm / Saturday & Sunday: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm      

Lunch & Dinner: Sample Menu

 Date LunchDinner 
Mon Rice Bowls
  • Pineapple Salsa Chicken
  • Srirracha Beef
  • Mediterranean
  • Godfather Sub
  • Pita Pizza (V)
  • Marrekesh Vegetable Curry (GF)(L)(V+)
  • Spinach with Garlic (GF)(V+)
  • Mediterranean Chickpeas (GF)(V+)
  • Roasted Cauliflower (GF)(V+)
Tues Entrees
  • Burger of the week
  • Carnitas Tacos
  • Orzo and Veggie Alfredo (V)
  • Herb Roasted Potatoes (V+)(GF)
  • Fresh Broccoli (GF)(V+)
  • Kale (GF)(V+)
  • Green Beans (GF)(V+)
Mac and Cheese Bowls
  • BBQ Chicken
  • Italiano
  • Veggie
  • Mixed Veggies (GF)(V+)
  • Tater Wedges (V+) 
Wed  Entrees
  • Chicken Tenders 
  • Tofu Strips (V+)(GF)
  • Bulgogi Beef Taco
  • Roasted Brussel Sprouts (GF)(V+)
  • French Fries (GF)(V+)
  • Red Beans (GF)(V+)
  • Sauteed Squash and Onions (GF)(V+)
  • Country Style Steak with Gravy
  • Herb Baked Chicken Quarters (L)
  • Homemade 4-Cheese Baked Ziti (V)
  • Mashed Ranch Potatoes (L)(V)
  • Roasted Butternut Squash (GF)(V)
  • Pinto Beans (GF)(V+)
  • Peas and Carrots (GF)(V+)
  • BYO Burrito
  • BYO Chicken Quesadilla (L)
  • BYO Nachos (GF)
  • Spanish Rice (V+)
  • Mexicorn (V+)
  • Black Beans (GF)(V+)
  • Jeremy's BBQ (can be GF without bun)
  • North fork Farms Bratwurst (GF)(L)
  • Chef's Choice
  • Vegan Baked Beans (GF)(V+)
  • Waffle Fries (GF)(V+)
  • Corn on the Cob (GF)(V)
  • Chef's Choice 
Fri  Entrees
  • Beef Stew
  • Avocado Chicken Sandwich
  • Vegan Loaded Chili Baked Potato (V+)(GF)
  • Green Peas (V+)(GF)
  • Homestyle Potatoes (V+)(GF)
  • Carrots (V+)(GF)
  • Broccoli (GF)(V+)
  • Homemade Salmon Patty 
  • Blackened Catfish (GF)
  • Pasta with Cayenne Cream Sauce (V)
  • Blackeye Peas (GF)(V+)
  • Spinach (GF)(V+)
  • Cajun Red Beans (GF)(V+)
  • Corn (V+)(GF)
Brunch until 2 p.m.
  • Scrambled Eggs, Fried Eggs, or a Loaded Omlette
  • Bacon and Sausage
  • Biscuits and Gravy
  • Grits
  • Cinnamon Apples
  • Hashbrowns

  • Italian Chicken over Rice (L)
  • Stuffed Shells (V)
  • Chef's Choice
  • Mashed Potatoes (V)
  • Broccoli Spears (GF)(V+)
  • Chef's Choice
 Brunch until 2 p.m.
  • Scrambled Eggs, Fried Eggs, or a Loaded Omlette
  • Bacon and Sausage
  • Biscuits and Gravy
  • Grits
  • Cinnamon Apples
  • Hashbrowns
  • Meatloaf
  • Teriyaki Chicken 
  • Chef's Choice
  • Baby Carrots (V)
  • Green Beans (GF)(V+)
  • Chef's Choice

Need a quick bite?  Enjoy a slice of fresh-baked pizza, try one of our veggie or meat lovers calzones or grab an order of cheese sticks.  Your favorites are always available - cheese, pepperoni, meat lovers, veggie.  

Park Place at the Pond Pizza: Daily: 11:00 am - 7:30 pm

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Salad Bar: Daily: 11:00 am - 7:30 pm

Create a fresh salad or enjoy one of our daily soups.  Salad Bar items rotate daily. 

Veggies (V+) Specialty Salads Proteins & Dairy Dressings Baked Potato Bar
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Corn Relish
  • Cucumbers
  • Leaf Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Peas
  • Red & Green Peppers
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes
  • Caesar Pasta Salad
  • Chicken Salad
  • Cole Slaw (V)
  • Pasta Salad du Jour
  • Tuna Salad
  • Cheddar Cheese (V)
  • Cottage Cheese (V)
  • Garbanzo Beans (V+)
  • Grilled Chicken
  • Ham
  • Hard Boiled Eggs 
  • House-made Hummus (V+)
  • Pepperoni
  • Fat Free Raspberry Vinaigrette
  • Fat Free Italian
  • Catalina
  • Caesar
  • Honey Mustard
  • Ranch
  • Baked Potato (V+) (GF) 
  • Baked Sweet Potato (V+) (GF)
  • Assorted topppings

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Soup Bar: Daily: 11:00 am - 7:30 pm

Try the daily beans and rice special or a cup of the soup du jour.  Flavors rotate daily.

  • Broccoli Cheese (V)
  • Chicken & Dumplings Soup
  • Chicken Gumbo with Sausage
  • Chicken Noodle
  • Chicken Tortilla
  • Chicken with Brown & Wild Rice Soup
  • Corn Chowder
  • Cream of Potato (V)
  • Cuban-style Black Bean
  • Garden Tomato Soup (V+)
  • Italian Wedding
  • Minestrone (V)
  • New England Clam Chowder
  • Seven Bean Soup (V+)
  • Tomato Soup (V+)
  • Tomato Tortellini
  • Vegetable Beef
  • Vegetable Soup (V)

Vegan & Vegetarian Bar: Daily: 11:00 am - 7:30 pm

Rotating selection of vegan and vegetarian selections. 

  • Monday - Tofu Spinach Lasagna (V), Southwest Sweet Potato (V+)
  • Tuesday - Homemade Mushroom Stroganoff (V+), Gardein Burgers (V)(GF)
  • Wednesday - Mushroom Cauliflower Penne (V), Bocca Burger (V)(GF)
  • Thursday - American Goulash with Meatless Crumble (V+), Veggie Dogs (V)(GF)
  • Friday -  Cous Cous Stuffed Squash (V+), Rice and Beans (V+)(GF)
  • Saturday - Chef's Choice
  • Sunday - Chef's Choice

**Food-allergic individuals: Please note that we handle and prepare egg, milk, wheat, shellfish, fish, soy, peanut, tree nut and other potential allergens in our cafes and kitchens. Please inform your server if you have a food allergy and direct questions to a supervisor. For additional information, please visit Nutritional Resources.**