Cocktail served in martini glasses

The Dining Experience at Chartwell Hollandview Trail in Aurora 

At Chartwell Hollandview Trail, we are proud to offer a wonderful dining experience based on good food and great service, starting with our seasonal menus and daily specials. We use the freshest ingredients we can find, including opting for local produce as often as possible through our supplier. The result: a diverse menu boasting both comfort classics like chicken pot pie and delicious tastes from around the world. For fans of international cuisine, we invite you to join us for our themed dinner events too.  

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.

Our flexible dining times allow you to enjoy our offerings when it suits you. While we’re delighted to take the stress of cooking off your hands, we know you may still enjoy entertaining. Your friends and family are welcome to join you for meals. We also have a beautiful, elegant private dining room available to rent for when you’d like to host a special event for your loved ones.  

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

Service is just as important to us as the quality of our meals at Chartwell Hollandview Trail. 

We know that a memorable dining experience isn’t just about the food you’re served, it’s also about the company and the atmosphere—and we can’t wait for you to experience it for yourself. From the moment you’re welcomed by our friendly Maître D’ in our spacious, open dining room, to the servers remembering your favourite dessert and how you take your coffee, you’ll feel right at home!  

  • Butternut Squash Soup for starters
  • Open and bright dining room at Chartwell Hollandview Trail 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