Farmville, VA. (May 21, 2024) – Hotel Weyanoke, a cherished landmark of comfort and hospitality in Farmville, Virginia, is thrilled to announce the grand return of its weekend brunch at Effingham’s. As of May 17, 2024, under the culinary direction of our new esteemed chef, Patrick Carey, Effingham’s reintroduced brunch service with an innovative menu that promises to elevate the weekend dining experience for both locals and visitors alike.

Brunch at Effingham’s offers a delightful mix of traditional favorites and contemporary dishes, served every weekend from 10 am to 2 pm. Chef Patrick Carey has meticulously crafted the menu to include an array of options that cater to all tastes, featuring wood-fired pizzas with gluten-free options, sumptuous fork & knife dishes, and an exquisite selection of pastries.

Highlight dishes include the vibrant Pizza Lox, made with beetroot cured salmon and dill chevre; the savory Shakshuka Pizza, a testament to Chef Carey’s innovative culinary approach; and the indulgent Red Velvet Waffle, promising a sweet start to the day. Not to be missed is the Bistro Steak Oscar, a luxurious offering for those seeking a hearty meal.

Effingham’s brunch isn’t just about the food – the experience is complemented by a curated selection of cocktails, including the classic Mimosa and Bloody Mary, and the sophisticated French 75, ensuring a perfect pairing for every dish.

“At Effingham’s, we’re excited to bring a fresh approach to brunch that combines innovative culinary techniques with a deep respect for traditional flavors. Our new brunch menu is designed to offer something for everyone, from the adventurous foodie to those who crave comfort classics. We can’t wait for our guests to experience the creativity and passion that we pour into every dish,” shared Patrick Carey, Executive Chef & Director at Hotel Weyanoke.

“Hotel Weyanoke stands as Farmville’s sole Full-Service Hotel, boasting three distinct restaurants and the ability to cater to groups for both lodging and culinary needs. At Taylor Hospitality, we prioritize the complete guest journey, enhancing it with a unique and creative brunch experience. Since taking over the hotel, we’ve heeded the town’s call for brunch and now proudly present the Effingham’s Brunch, inviting our guests and locals to embrace it as a new Saturday or Sunday tradition,” says Sean Taylor – Taylor Hospitality.

The reintroduction of weekend brunch at Effingham’s represents a long-held ambition for the management and staff at Hotel Weyanoke. For months, the idea of bringing back this cherished tradition has been a topic of passionate discussion among our dedicated culinary team, the director of sales, and the entire management team. The consensus was clear: the community of Farmville and its visitors deserved a unique dining experience that only Effingham’s could provide. With the arrival of Chef Patrick Carey and the alignment of our team’s vision with the evolving dining trends, the timing could not be more perfect. This decision reflects our commitment to not only honor the legacy of Hotel Weyanoke and its establishments but also to meet the current expectations and delights of our guests.

Brunch at Effingham’s is a testament to Hotel Weyanoke’s commitment to providing exceptional dining experiences, blending tradition with innovation. We invite you to join us in making weekends special again, one delicious bite at a time.

For reservations and more information, please contact Effingham’s at Hotel Weyanoke by calling 434-658-7500 or visit our website at

About Hotel Weyanoke
Located in the heart of Farmville, Virginia, Hotel Weyanoke has been a beacon of hospitality for years. With a rich history and a dedication to service excellence, the hotel offers guests a unique blend of historic charm and modern amenities. From exquisite dining at Effingham’s to the luxurious comfort of our accommodations, a stay at Hotel Weyanoke is an experience in itself. For more information on Hotel Weyanoke, visit