Senior residents having a pleasant conversation at the dinning table while enjoying a cup of coffee with croissant

The Dining Experience at Chartwell Belcourt in Orleans

We do everything we can to offer you a delightful dining experience at Chartwell Belcourt. Our dining program begins with flexibility and good food enjoyed with great people. You can choose where you’d like to sit in our spacious, bright, and friendly dining room with open seating.

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.

Or, you can invite your family and friends to join you for a special gathering in our private dining room, available for booking at an additional fee.

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

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

Residents who take advantage of dining services tell us they appreciate our bilingual dining room servers for being as friendly and helpful as they are attentive to your dietary requests and preferences. You’ll also get to know our Food Service Manager, who invites resident feedback to ensure you look forward to every meal experience, whether you’re in the dining room, enjoying a summer BBQ or having a family gathering catered in our private dining room.

What’s on the menu at our retirement residence? Variety! Many of our delicious, featured dishes highlight fresh ingredients from local farms and markets through our produce supplier. Or you can order something different from the à la carte menu showcasing our residents’ favourite dishes. No matter what you order, you’ll be pampered with wholesome mains, a variety of homemade fresh soups and salads, ripe fresh fruits, and scrumptious desserts to cap off your dining experience.

  • Butternut Squash Soup for starters
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  • 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