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Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center
7984 257th Street West 
Farmington, MN 55024-9243

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Phone: 952-469-2175
Fax: 952-469-5564

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At Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center, our goal is to nurture our guests with delicious food, freshly prepared using the highest quality ingredients. We serve local vegetables, fresh fruits and meats when available. Sample menus showing the type of fare you may expect to enjoy are below. We accommodate alternate dietary requests such as gluten-free, lactose-free or vegan/vegetarian with advance notice. All meals are served in the Trillium Dining Room, located in the Ruth Youngdahl Lodge. Meals are served at the following times, unless otherwise arranged in advance:

Breakfast   8:00 a.m.
Lunch  12:00 noon
Dinner  6:00 p.m.




  • Cheesy baked eggs with crispy bacon and herb roasted potatoes
  • Crème brulee french toast with sausage
  • Made-to-order omelets
  • "Make your own” waffles with fruit, butter and syrup
  • Always available are fair trade organic coffee, juice, milk, oatmeal with dried fruit and chopped nuts, and a selection of cold cereals


  • Homemade soup with salad or sandwich bar
  • Taco bar with beef, chicken and cheesy black beans plus traditional chopped vegetables and cheese
  • Baked russet and sweet potato bar with a variety of cheese and vegetable toppings
  • Gnocchi and salad bar with a selection of homemade sauces
  • Homemade cookies or bars to finish off your meal


  • Braised beef pot roast with oven-roasted vegetables
  • Chicken parmesan with penne pasta and homemade marinara sauce
  • Herb crusted pork loin with steamed asparagus and roasted sweet potatoes
  • Pasta buffet with chicken and homemade alfredo, shrimp scampi, and meatballs with homemade marinara sauce
  • Salad bar or side salad, freshly baked rolls, and a homemade dessert complete your dinner menu

Beverage Service

Our beverage bar, located in the dining room, is available to guests 24/7. Fresh coffee, a selection of teas, lemonade, and juices are in adundant supply.

For an additional fee, we can provide morning, afternoon and/or evening snacks such as:

  • Freshly baked cinnamon rolls, caramel pecan rolls, homemade muffins or scones
  • Fresh fruit or mixed nuts
  • Cheese and crackers or trail mix
  • Vegetables with hummus or dip
  • Rice Krispie bars

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