The Dining Experience at Chartwell Wynfield in Oshawa 

Every meal in our dining room begins with a friendly greeting and—for those with a sweet tooth—ends with a satisfying dessert. We take care of everything so you can relax and enjoy your meal.

We’re proud of our diverse menu of offerings, from daily specials to à la carte dishes that cater to a wide range of tastes.

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.

Try our nourishing from-scratch soups, healthy fresh salads, and delicious entrées that might include clam chowder, pan-seared pork chops, salmon burgers, or pineapple upside-down cake for dessert. We also offer wine service in our dining room. Themed dinners are a wonderful opportunity to celebrate special occasions together and explore traditions and cuisines from around the world.

Our bistro also offers tea, coffee, and fresh fruit and snacks. Please help yourself!

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

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

We take care of everything in the dining room so you can place your order, relax, and socialize. Your friendly servers will quickly learn your name and your favourite picks. We’re happy to try and accommodate special diets—just let us know what you need, and we’ll be sure to relay your requests to our kitchen team.  

We’d also love to have your guests join us for a meal. Invite them to the dining room or reserve our beautiful private dining room if you’d like to host a special occasion complete with catering.  

  • Butternut Squash Soup for starters
  • wonderful bistro at chartwell wynfield 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