Cocktail served in martini glasses

The Dining Experience at Chartwell Park Place in Aurora

Our bright, open, and airy dining room is the ideal backdrop for your meals at Chartwell Park Place. Here, you’ll get to explore delicious dishes through our daily specials and à la carte menus, which change seasonally so you can be sure we’re using the freshest local ingredients. For lunch you may opt for a fresh asparagus salad and classic chicken noodle soup. And for dinner, you might see the Moroccan roasted lamb on the menu. Just make sure you leave room for homemade desserts!

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.

You’ll love the fresh snacks served in our bistro—perfect to pick up alongside a coffee on your way to the library or patio. We offer flexible dining times and themed dinners that invite you to explore cuisines from around the world. You can invite your guests to join us for a meal to discover for themselves what you’ve been raving about.

Looking for a way to host a special dinner party? We have a private dining room available to rent. It’s the perfect way to celebrate birthdays, graduations, or toast to your wedding anniversary with family.

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

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

Our friendly dining room staff will greet you by name, and our food service staff understand that not everyone has the same tastes! If you have any dietary concerns or requirements, we’d be happy to accommodate—just let us know how we can help.

  • Butternut Squash Soup for starters
  • Spacious and open dining room at Chartwell Park Place 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