Simon served with roasted vegetables and rice

The Dining Experience at Chartwell Westmount in Kitchener

The dining experience is one of many highlights of the carefree lifestyle at Chartwell Westmount. Meals are carefully crafted to be healthy, delicious, and attractively presented. You can choose from a variety of menu options that include à la carte favourites, as well as daily featured specials. Here, you’ll find classic fare like chicken pot pie or baked salmon with Hollandaise sauce, or homemade soups and fresh salads celebrating seasonal produce. Of course, you can always complement your meal with fresh fruit or homemade desserts like tiramisu or peach cobbler. Wine service is also available.

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.

Many residents appreciate our themed meals to celebrate seasonal occasions and holidays together as a community. You’ll also be able to take advantage of open seating and flexible dining times that work with your plans for the day. In addition to our well-appointed dining room, you can meet a friend for a beverage and a snack in our bistro. If you wish, host a catered gathering with your loved ones in our private dining room. All you have to do is choose a menu and we’ll take care of everything else.

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

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

At Chartwell Westmount, we take your dietary preferences and needs into account so you can enjoy your meal in comfort. Our Food Service Manager and our friendly, attentive servers work together to make sure every meal is a positive experience in a pleasant atmosphere.

  • Butternut Squash Soup for starters
  • Chartwell Westmount'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