Sheila Brown – MG Shero

Shelia got her start with MG almost 25 years ago. She has touched many communities from Northern Virginia to North Carolina and in between. She has called Guilford College home for the last 12 years where she goes above and beyond everyday for everyone; from students...

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Barbara Garrison – MG Shero

Barbara Garrison – MG Shero

Barbara joined the Hollins community 44 years ago, beginning her journey in the housekeeping department. She quickly decided housekeeping was not for her and transferred to the food service department. That is where she found home. She started in the dining room and...

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Rosa Lopez – MG Shero

Rosa Lopez – MG Shero

Rosa has been at her school in Washington, DC, working in dining services since 1996. Rosa has impacted thousands of students with her kindness and caring, always making a lasting impression. Rosa says, “My favorite part of my job is customer service. I treat the kids...

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Peggy Anderson – MG Shero

Peggy Anderson – MG Shero

Peggy met Rie and Eddie Godsey at an event they were catering in 1982. She was simultaneously chiding them for undercooking the blackeyed peas while singing an off-key rendition of Ray Charles “Little Drummer Boy.” It was at this same event that Peggy shared her...

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Black History Month – Patrick Coleman

Black History Month – Patrick Coleman

Coleman’s idea centered around the history of African-Americans packing meals in shoeboxes during the Jim Crow era when they were banned from and refused service in white-owned restaurants. The decorative boxes pay tribute to African-American trailblazers and raise...

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Black History Month – Larry & Jereline Bethune

Black History Month – Larry & Jereline Bethune

Larry & Jereline Bethune: The Bethune’s restaurant, Brenda’s Bar-B-Que Pit, served as the unofficial center for Montgomery, Alabama’s Civil Rights Movement; holding meetings with NAACP leaders and organizing and promoting boycotts, including Rosa Parks’ infamous...

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Black History Month – Leah Chase

Black History Month – Leah Chase

During the Civil Rights Movement, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant where African-Americans could dine. There, restaurant owner Leah Chase fed Freedom Riders and hosted meetings for the Association for the Advancement of Colored People.  Princess Tiana,...

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Barbara Garrison – MG Shero

Barbara Garrison – MG Shero

Barbara joined the Hollins community 44 years ago, beginning her journey in the housekeeping department. She quickly decided housekeeping was not for her and transferred to the food service department. That is where she found home. She started in the dining room and...

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Rosa Lopez – MG Shero

Rosa Lopez – MG Shero

Rosa has been at her school in Washington, DC, working in dining services since 1996. Rosa has impacted thousands of students with her kindness and caring, always making a lasting impression. Rosa says, “My favorite part of my job is customer service. I treat the kids...

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Peggy Anderson – MG Shero

Peggy Anderson – MG Shero

Peggy met Rie and Eddie Godsey at an event they were catering in 1982. She was simultaneously chiding them for undercooking the blackeyed peas while singing an off-key rendition of Ray Charles “Little Drummer Boy.” It was at this same event that Peggy shared her...

read more
Black History Month – Patrick Coleman

Black History Month – Patrick Coleman

Coleman’s idea centered around the history of African-Americans packing meals in shoeboxes during the Jim Crow era when they were banned from and refused service in white-owned restaurants. The decorative boxes pay tribute to African-American trailblazers and raise...

read more
Black History Month – Larry & Jereline Bethune

Black History Month – Larry & Jereline Bethune

Larry & Jereline Bethune: The Bethune’s restaurant, Brenda’s Bar-B-Que Pit, served as the unofficial center for Montgomery, Alabama’s Civil Rights Movement; holding meetings with NAACP leaders and organizing and promoting boycotts, including Rosa Parks’ infamous...

read more
Black History Month – Leah Chase

Black History Month – Leah Chase

During the Civil Rights Movement, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant where African-Americans could dine. There, restaurant owner Leah Chase fed Freedom Riders and hosted meetings for the Association for the Advancement of Colored People.  Princess Tiana,...

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From our Kitchen to Yours

BLT Deviled Eggs

BLT Deviled Eggs

24 Halves Ingredients 12 whole eggs, hard-cooked, cooled, peeled, sliced lengthwise ⅓ c good quality mayonnaise ¼ t salt ¼ t black pepper ¼ t dijon mustard ¼ t tabasco sauce 3 slices bacon, cooked, cooled, cut into small pieces 6 grape tomatoes, sliced into 4 small...

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BLT Deviled Eggs

BLT Deviled Eggs

24 Halves Ingredients 12 whole eggs, hard-cooked, cooled, peeled, sliced lengthwise ⅓ c good quality mayonnaise ¼ t salt ¼ t black pepper ¼ t dijon mustard ¼ t tabasco sauce 3 slices bacon, cooked, cooled, cut into small pieces 6 grape tomatoes, sliced into 4 small...

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4944 Old Boonsboro Rd.
Lynchburg,VA 24503
434.384.3663

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Testimonials

Testimonials

The food is just incredible! I really mean it…I hope you know that I am not just saying this. It’s so colorful, fresh, and delicious…so special every day!”

Faculty Member 
Faculty Member

Just a note to say thank you for all of the delicious food you and your staff serve each day. I never knew kale could taste so good!

Administrator 
Administrator

Outstanding food, outstanding service, outstanding people. I brag about MG to my peers at other schools, and even to my friends and family!

Administrator 
Administrator

Thank you so much for all the gluten-free options this year! All of your staff have been so helpful. They make a point to come up to me at meals and let me know what options you have for that meal. Salads are great, but sometimes a warm meal is just what you need!

Faculty Member 
Faculty Member

Thanks for all of the good work you and your team did to ensure that last night’s welcome gathering for new faculty went off without a hitch. I’m so grateful for Team MG working so hard to make sure things are done the right way.

Head of School 
Head of School

It’s an understatement to say we were surprised by the excellent quality of the food. We could not recall having a better tuna dish, even at the four-star resturants we frequent in Raleigh. Duke Integrative is a special place.

Guest 
Guest

Many times I find a favorite thing out of the many items served during lunch, and although the featured spinach and fruit salad was visually stunning; the SHOUT OUT winner of the day hands down was the very delicious unassuming Vegetarian Pinto Beans!!! The onions were glistening and the peppers served as a complimentary color to the two different shades of beans…I have one regret and that is I didn’t think to take a picture!

Administrator 
Administrator

Thank you for making pimento cheese today! It not only is divine, but also hit the spot. I now regret wasting 62.5 years of life on this planet in which I did not eat this heavenly mix. As I explore different recipes in my home kitchen I will try my best to live up to the standard demonstrated by what I had today.

Faculty Member 
Faculty Member

Everything was wonderful…as usual! The food was scrumptious…and the weather was gorgeous!

Conference Client 
Conference Client

I would not change a thing! Your staff was not only professional, but warm and caring. They truly set the tone for a memorable night. The food was delicious…our family and friends left with hearts and bellies full!

Catering Client 
Catering Client

I just wanted to thank you so much for all the delicious food at Duke. Your food was such a happy and positive experience and it made the days there so much more enjoyable to eat healthy, but tasty, great food.

Client 
Client

Thanks for the delicious soup and the new harvest salad – and thanks for removing half the calories out of the Farm Basket brownie…haha.

Resident 
Resident

THANK YOU for your help today with the open house! Our visiting families raved about the personalized environment. We had a student tell us that Guilford went from his 3rd to 1st choice!

Administrator 
Administrator

Thank you for all of your hard work on the meals and breaks for the Alumnae Board. The food was outstanding; everyone raved about each meal. Favorites included the grits on Saturday morning and the butternut squash soup on Sunday. YUM!!!

Administrator 
Administrator

The amazing characteristic is that, on a day by day basis, you give us nutritious, varied, interesting, delicious food…not just something special for company. Please know how much you are appreciated and loved by this community.

Conference Administrator 
Conference Administrator