Senior residents having a pleasant conversation at the dinning table while enjoying a cup of coffee with croissant

The Dining Experience at Chartwell Royal Park in Calgary

At Chartwell Royal Park, we want your dining experience to be delectable, wholesome, and social. Whether you’re sitting down to a tasty meal from our diverse menu in our dining room or savouring a coffee and freshly-prepared snack with friends in our bistro or on our large outdoor balcony, our dining team strives to make your experience one that leaves you feeling satisfied and wanting more.

3 Plates of food -one with a pie, one with fish and one with salad. 3 assiettes de nourriture - une avec une tarte, une avec du poisson et une avec de la salade.

In addition to delicious daily features incorporating seasonal ingredients, sourced locally from our fresh food supplier as much as possible, you can select from crowd-pleasing favourites on our à la carte menu, should you wish to enjoy something different. Aside from our tasty entrée options, you can find a choice of daily, made-from-scratch soups, salads, a selection of fruit, and homemade desserts on the menu each day.

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

Service is just as important to us as the quality of our meals at Chartwell Royal Park

Our dining experience isn’t just about delicious food, but the relationships and storytelling that come from sharing a meal together. Our dining room servers are a big part of that experience, and you’ll find you come to look forward to seeing them every day. Meanwhile, our Food Service Manager wants your dining experience to be memorable too, so you’ll find they will often look for feedback. In fact, they’d love to chat with you to learn your dietary preferences and welcome you for a meal with us!

  • Butternut Squash Soup for starters
  • spacious dining room at chartwell royal park retirement residence
  • Chartwell server serving omelette to the senior resident

Get a taste for Chartwell’s dining experience

What makes dining in a retirement residence special? It’s a combination of service from friendly staff who come to know your name, the delicious food on your plate, and the social connection that comes from gathering around a table to share stories over a good meal. Don’t forget fun themed meals, the chance to celebrate cherished traditions with family, and the opportunity to enjoy homestyle menu favourites as well as something new you mightn’t have tried if you were on your own. Watch our series of dining experience videos to understand what you can expect in a Chartwell retirement residence!

Explore our eye-catching seasonal menus

Did you know? Chartwell changes their menus to reflect all four seasons of the year! We have more than 750 tried-and-tested recipes that we reflect on our menus throughout the year, many of which incorporate seasonal ingredients that have you looking forward to your dining experience each day. Browse our sample seasonal menu to get a glimpse of what you can expect—including food photography of the meals you’ll see at our retirement residence!

Front page of Chartwell's seasonal menus document

Learn some fun facts about dining at Chartwell

There are so many assumptions out there about what retirement living food is—and most of the time, they couldn’t be more wrong! Explore our interesting infographic for true facts and figures about the dining experience at Chartwell—you may be surprised by what you learn.

Fact Image: We serve over 28, 000 cups of coffee per day - that's 10 million cups per year. We crack over 7, 500 eggs per day - that's 2.5 million eggs per year