Sharpe Refectory

Sharpe Refectory

SPECIAL HOURS

  • Café Closed  May 19 - Jun 22
  • Closed.

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Weekly Schedule

  • Breakfast     Mon-Sun, 7:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Lunch     Mon-Sun, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Dinner     Mon-Sun, 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Sharpe Refectory is the home kitchen for our meal plan participants. Located on Wriston Quad, the Refectory is arguably the social center of campus, serving over 1,500 students per meal in continuous all-you-care-to-eat, buffet-style dining. Choose from a variety of quality entrees and sides crafted from scratch-made recipes, locally grown produce, quality meats from our in-house Butcher Shop, and Pinterest-worthy desserts from our in-house Bakeshop.

Breakfast

Kettles

Comforts, entrees

black beans, onions, peppers, cilantro and tofu seasoned with cumin, coriander, and kala namak

Comforts, sides

roasted cherry tomatoes with seasoning

Greens

whole milk yogurt from Narragansett Creamery
from Narragansett Creamery
from Narragansett Creamery
your choice of melon, pineapple, grapes, and more
old fashioned rolled oats, chia seeds, maple syrup and oat milk

Sweets

Lunch

Kettles

celery, peppers, carrots, potatoes and chickpeas
potatoes and roasted garlic in a buttery seasoned broth

Comforts, entrees

noodles with garlic and broccoli in a spicy sauce
contains sesame, soy, wheat, fish, shellfish, wheat and gluten

Comforts, sides

chives, parsley, dill
butternut squash, parsnips, carrots and turnips

Harvest

butternut squash, parsnips, carrots and turnips
yams, tomatoes, green peppers, and onion
peppers, onions, tomatoes
chef pop-up special
chives, parsley, dill

Harvest Accompaniments

contains sesame

Greens

traditional salad bar choices with extras such as chopped eggs, bacon bits, roast corn, jerk tempeh, diced avocado, blue cheese crumbles, garbanzo bean salad, sriracha ranch chicken salad and pasta salad with a selection of dressings and crunchy toppings

Grill

boneless chicken thigh seasoned with paprika, salt, pepper and garlic powder
garlic, onions, jalapeno and red peppers, ground beef, kidney beans and ancho chilies with herbs and spices
made from scratch in house
plant based patty
a local favorite! a mix of pork and beef, dry milk and spices grilled to perfection

Deli

grilled vegetables, roast tempeh, cucumbers, sliced tomatoes, lettuce, red onions, spinach pesto, sriracha mayo, dijon mustard, mayo, or salsa verde and pickled vegetables
turkey, pepperoni, ham, cheese, tuna salad and toppings

Pizza

Sweets

Allergen Aware Kitchen

Dinner

Kettles

celery, peppers, carrots, potatoes and chickpeas
potatoes and roasted garlic in a buttery seasoned broth

Comforts, entrees

pasta and broccoli in a creamy alfredo sauce
seasoned chicken dipped in egg, breaded and fried, topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese

Comforts, sides

broccoli tossed with Italian dressing, sunflower seeds
contains eggs, milk, soy, fish, alcohol, wheat and gluten

Harvest

contains soy, wheat and gluten
with tomatoes and olives
broccoli tossed with Italian dressing, sunflower seeds

Harvest Accompaniments

contains sesame

Halal

Greens

traditional salad bar choices with extras such as chopped eggs, bacon bits, roast corn, jerk tempeh, diced avocado, blue cheese crumbles, garbanzo bean salad, sriracha ranch chicken salad and pasta salad with a selection of dressings and crunchy toppings

Grill

boneless chicken thigh seasoned with paprika, salt, pepper and garlic powder
garlic, onions, jalapeno and red peppers, ground beef, kidney beans and ancho chilies with herbs and spices
made from scratch in house
plant based patty
a local favorite! a mix of pork and beef, dry milk and spices grilled to perfection

Deli

grilled vegetables, roast tempeh, cucumbers, sliced tomatoes, lettuce, red onions, spinach pesto, sriracha mayo, dijon mustard, mayo, or salsa verde and pickled vegetables
turkey, pepperoni, ham, cheese, tuna salad and toppings

Pizza

Sweets

Allergen Aware Kitchen

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A Note to Our Guests

Brown Dining Services, like many food service operators, has been impacted by the current challenges facing the food industry. Nationwide, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the food industry in many ways, such as increased labor shortages arising from new demands and restrictions on workers; changes in consumer expectations; closures of food-production facilities, and restricted food trade policies. These changes are resulting in considerable challenges to the food supply chain.

Because of food distribution issues, Dining Services is increasingly compelled to substitute the food products we typically purchase for those that are not part of our menu planning. This is happening at unpredictable times and forces substitutions with little notice, requiring us to make menu changes and adjustments as needed. The unavoidable consequence is that the food we serve will not always match what appears on the online menu tool and the ingredients listed there. We recognize this has an impact on you, our guests, and we appreciate your understanding as we navigate these unprecedented times.

If you have food allergies, we urge you to contact Dining Services. Please reach out to michelle_blais@brown.edu (Registered Dietitian). If you have any questions regarding an ingredient or recipe, please ask an onsite manager or make an alternative selection.

We remain committed to providing high quality food and service to our guests, and we thank you for your patience and understanding as we deal with these national issues.

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MyMeal

MyMeal is an online tool designed to help students make educated food choices in Brown’s dining halls.  Students can view specific ingredients used in dishes, whether you are managing allergies or focusing on selecting more healthy options.

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