Our fine dining restaurant on property, Kimball’s Kitchen, is the home of a painstakingly chosen selection of locally sourced oysters to showcase on their menu. Our oyster fixtures are all from various places in Virginia: Hog Island, Topping, Gloucester, and Virginia Beach. Each with their own unique flavor profile, our oyster selection provides an excellent preamble to your dinner at Kimball’s. Continue reading

Lisa and Lee were such a joy to work with to create their wedding, complete with the stunning combination of farm tables and celadon green accents. You could truly feel the love emanating from this couple and their respective families during their stay with us, and it made it such a pleasurable experience to see their union come together here at Sanderling. With such a stunning sunset, this couple’s big day was an absolutely beautiful event. Continue reading

The newest addition to Sanderling’s culinary team, Chef de Cuisine John Botkin, came to us from an extensive background in the restaurant industry. The graduate of the Culinary Institute of New England’s industry experience includes Clyde’s of Tysons in Virginia, McCormick & Shmicks, as well as holding the title of Executive Chef in the Bellagio of Las Vegas. Continue reading

Sanderling’s renovation brought about a reconstruction of our wine collection with the creative and inspiring mind of Matt Jones, Sanderling’s Certified level 2 Sommelier and Manager of Kimball’s Kitchen. Boasting over 200 wines on Kimball’s list, you won’t be left wanting with the carefully selected and maintained, Wine Spectators Award Winning wine list you’ll be presented during your dining experience with us. Continue reading

Here at Sanderling, we LOVE our fire pits- especially when our guests cozy up around them with oodles of s’mores ingredients and get to roasting! Erin and John’s wedding at our Event House and Deck was a perfectly coastal, elegant event, and we’re so glad they decided to break out the s’mores at the end of the night for the absolutely perfect nightcap. I’m stumped to figure out a more beautiful wedding than that including a lovely, pink, peony bouquet, antiqued Elizabethan lounge furniture, palette tables and suspended vintage windows. See Erin and John’s gorgeous night at Sanderling, and come join us for s’more S’mores next time! Continue reading

We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce to you an integral part of the Sanderling Culinary Team. He’s an exceptional chef, an amazing leader, and most of all, one of the most genuinely caring people you could meet. Tom Stagikas has been a part of Sanderling since August of 2011, and continually strives for excellence in our culinary ventures. Continue reading

Our Elopement Packages here at Sanderling Resort are perfect for your intimate wedding. Ashley and Ken’s orange and navy wedding was a pleasure to create along with some amazing vendors- these two deserved the amazing wedding they made! Held in our Keeper’s Loft, their reception was a simplistic, elegant gathering for their closest friends and family. Congratulations, and well wishes for many years guys! Continue reading