Pasta cooked with marinara sauce served with garlic bread

The Dining Experience at Chartwell Alexander Muir in Newmarket

You’re in luck if you appreciate having delicious menu options as much as our culinary team enjoy creating them. At Chartwell Alexander Muir, we’ll always have featured dishes—from soups and fresh salads to lunchtime sandwiches and delicious dinner entrées—plus a diverse à la carte menu. We have breakfast specials in addition to our usual selection of fresh fruit, cereals, and pastries.

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 menu changes seasonally so you can enjoy dishes highlighting the freshest ingredients. Try a summery spinach and strawberry salad or a minestrone soup, a grilled Reuben sandwich with thinly sliced corned beef or tender pastry wrapped around chicken, mushrooms, and leeks. Make sure you leave room for desserts like warm banana bread pudding with custard sauce! Themed dinners bring everyone together to explore international cuisines and special occasions. Freshly prepared snacks are available in our bistro, along with coffee, tea, and hot chocolate.

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

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

All of our meals begin with a friendly greeting in the dining room. Our beautiful dining area features a cozy fireplace and gorgeous views, and our thoughtful servers will make you feel welcome. We want to make sure every meal is exactly how you want it: be sure to let us know how we can accommodate your dietary requests. Our spacious private dining room is a wonderful spot for you to host celebrations, from holiday meals with your family to toasting special milestones.

  • Butternut Squash Soup for starters
  • Open concept dining room at chartwell alexander muir 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