With a passion for fresh ingredients and locally produced food, 1863 Restaurant’s staff delivers quality dining and a wide selection suitable for every taste. Our esteemed award-winning Chefs and kitchen staff will ensure guests will be able to have the privilege to sample some of Gettysburg’s best farm-to-table cuisine. Expect to receive cordial service as our staff and servers aim to make your dining experience a pleasant one.
Andrew Ernst has been in the Food & Beverage industry for over 20 years and the last 12 years at the Wyndham Gettysburg as Executive Sous Chef. Andrew has been instrumental in preparing food and beverage for hotel guests at numerous functions including but not limited to Conferences, Weddings, Retreats and guests of 1863 Restaurant.
He has been an ambassador for the hotel at local events such as the Local Celebrity Chef competition and winner of the award in 2014, a participant and judge in the area’s “Taste of the Town”. Andrew continues to promote the Healthy Adams County Initiative by using locally sourced Farm to Table fruits, vegetables, cheeses, meats and other raw materials in his menus whenever possible.
Photo by J. Reaver of LASD
Mashanda Campbell joined the Wyndham Gettysburg in 2009 as a breakfast chef, through hard work and dedication she progressed to the title of Kitchen Supervisor in 2017 and Sous Chef in 2020. Mashanda has spent much time in the kitchens of South Central PA. She has held virtually every position in some of the areas larger franchise restaurants. Mashanda loves to devote her time in the community by volunteering at her church, homeless shelters, and mission trips to Central America. Her Responsibilities at the Wyndham include maintaining high quality standards for breakfast in 1863 Restaurant and guiding her team to produce high volume breakfast caterings. Mashanda is a vital member of our culinary team.
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John Mejias has been 1863 Restaurant Manager for the past 10 years.
John started his hospitality career working for the cruise lines. After 5 years of sailing, he relocated to New York to work as a Restaurant Supervisor. From there John managed a golf course for 10 years. Prior to coming to 1863 Restaurant, John worked for the Castle Hotel & Spa as a Supervisor & Bartender.
Emily Rostad has been in the hospitality field for 7 years including 6 years service with Interstate Hotels and Resorts in Gettysburg, PA. Emily is currently enrolled in college majoring in Business Management specifically for Hospitality & Tourism.