Miso Salmon entree

The Dining Experience at Chartwell Wellington Park in Guelph

We’re happy to take cooking and cleanup off your plate so you have more time and energy to enjoy your meals! Every meal that crosses your table at Chartwell Wellington Park has been carefully prepared by our food service team to be as tasty, healthy and nutritious.

All of our offerings start with the freshest ingredients possible. Opt for the daily special or choose from our wide array of options on our à la carte menu. There, you’ll find crowd-pleasers that change with the seasons: comforting from-scratch soups, stews and roasts in the fall and winter, while spring and summer showcase all crisp, ripe fresh produce. You’ll love our desserts, too—a perfect way to showcase seasonal flavours and fruits, like perfect summer peaches!

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.

Looking for something new? Come to our popular themed nights, where we explore different cuisines from around the world. We also love welcoming your guests at family dinners, where your loved ones can join you while we take care of the meal. If you’re looking to celebrate a special occasion, you can rent our private dining room, too. We also have a bistro, the perfect place to grab freshly-baked snacks throughout the day or help yourself to a hot cup of tea or coffee.

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

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

Our dining room staff is dedicated to making sure every meal hits the spot. We’ll quickly get to know you and understand your likes so we can make sure that your requests are accommodated. If you’re on a special diet or require any kind of tweaks to our menu items, we’ll make that happen. Just let us know!

  • Butternut Squash Soup for starters
  • Chartwell Wellington Park's dining room
  • 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