Miso Salmon entree

The Dining Experience at Chartwell Stonehaven in Kanata

Whether you’re ready to have someone take care of the cooking, or you’d love a more social experience at meals, you’re welcome to sit in our dining room while our food service team takes good care of you. Starting with nutritious recipes that also pass the taste test, you can expect different featured dishes on the menu every day—from salads and soups to entrées and desserts—along with popular à la carte staples when you feel like sticking to your favourites.

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.

Open seating in the dining room makes it easy for you to mix and mingle. And please invite guests to join you for a meal or a gathering: you can even book our private dining room and arrange for catering by our chef. Between meals, you’re welcome to see what the kitchen has baked fresh that day, and help yourself to coffee, tea, or fruit.

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

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

Besides the food, it’s the warm and friendly service that makes your meals special at Chartwell Stonehaven. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of being welcomed by name or knowing your server and the kitchen are ensuring your order accommodates your dietary needs and preferences. Care for a glass of wine with your meal? We can do that, too.

  • Butternut Squash Soup for starters
  • grand dining room at chartwell rockcliffe 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