Food & Dining

The School community comes together to dine, enjoying both family style and buffet meals, in the Kerfoot Refectory. The food service at Saint James School is provided by SAGE Dining Services, a Maryland-based dining service provider.

SAGE has been in business for 25 years, and is known for the use of high quality, seasonal, local ingredients—all of which are prepared on-site and served fresh to our students. SAGE also works to meet the needs of our community, addressing special dietary needs and allergy restrictions.

Daily Offerings Include:

  • House-roasted deli meats
  • Fresh vegetables and fruits
  • Antibiotic- and hormone-free milk
  • Cage-free, Certified Humane® eggs
  • Whole-grain breads, bagels and rolls
  • Local and campus-grown ingredients
  • Fresh salads and house-made dressings
  • Substantial vegetarian and vegan options
  • Trans fat-free oils and MSG-free seasonings


For a full menu, please visit the SAGE website.

In addition to a hot breakfast menu, students enjoy sweet and non-sweet cereals, fresh fruit, yogurt, bagels, and a bread bar.

In addition to lunch and dinner menus, a deli, soups, and an assortment of peanut butter, jams/jellies and fresh fruit are available every day. The salad bar contains legumes and proteins, as well as greens and vegetables.

Beverage offerings include: Vitality sugar-free flavored waters in lemon lime, strawberry kiwi and mango; skim, two percent and chocolate milks; and, Nescafe Alegria coffee.

Vegetarian entrees are provided at most meals.

Allergens are listed on the menu board at each meal.

The menu is subject to change and availability.

Dining at Saint James

Contact Us

Food Service Director: Gabriel Shaffer

SAGE Dining Service, Inc.

Office: 301-733-9330 Ext 3056

Hours of operation:

Buffet breakfasts are served Monday - Friday from 7:15 - 8 a.m.

Continental breakfast is served from 8 - 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, and from 8 - 9 a.m. on Sunday

Family style lunches are served Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, and are required for both day and boarding students. Students sit at assigned tables with a member of the faculty or a prefect.

Casual buffet lunches are served Tuesday and Saturday with a more formal brunch on Sundays.

Family style dinners are served Monday and Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m.

Buffet dinners are served Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Weekend buffet dinners are served at 6 p.m.