Simon served with roasted vegetables and rice

The Dining Experience at Chartwell Quail Creek in Renfrew 

What’s on the menu at Chartwell Quail Creek? Great food, wonderful conversation, and a satisfying experience at every meal. We focus on preparing tasty, wholesome, and well-balanced meals, appealing to your palate. For example, you might enjoy honey garlic salmon with rice pilaf one night, or hearty beef barley soup and carrot salad for lunch another day.

Our menus showcase fresh, seasonal ingredients and made-from-scratch dishes. If the featured menu isn’t quite what you’re craving that day, our à la carte menu will sure to appeal, with a selection of crowd-pleasing entrées, soups, salads, sandwiches, and tempting desserts and new dishes you just might want to try. Freshly prepared snacks are also available throughout the day.

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.

If you have allergies, sensitivities, or other special dietary needs, our food service team is happy to accommodate (fee may apply). Additionally, our dining room is the heart of our residence, where we enthusiastically celebrate resident and staff birthdays, and other milestones. We enjoy themed nights too, with our food service team skillfully creating dinners to mark holidays or special days. Guests are always welcome.

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

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

We are a family at Chartwell Quail Creek, a small community of residents, their families, and our staff. Our dining room staff are a key ingredient in our residents’ dining experience, and are always friendly, engaging, and attentive. They’ll get to know how you like your coffee or tea, and whether you prefer wholewheat or rye bread. Don’t be surprised if our food services manager stops by to get your feedback on your experience. 

  • Butternut Squash Soup for starters
  • Dining room at Chartwell Quail Creek / Salle à manger de Chartwell Quail Creek
  • 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