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

The Dining Experience at Chartwell Constantia in Thornhill

We are excited to share our home-cooked dishes, which are available kosher-style, with you and your guests. From our wholesome, from-scratch soups and healthy delicious salads to our tasty sandwiches and hearty entrées, you’ll love the wide variety on our à la carte menu. We use the freshest ingredients possible and change up our menu with the seasons.

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 daily specials are often a celebration of Jewish cuisine, so you can enjoy favourites like delicious latkes with sour cream and applesauce, and tender kosher corned beef brisket. We make a great matzo ball soup, too!

Invite your loved ones to family dinners or celebrate special milestones together by reserving our private dining room. Themed dinners bring us together to honour and explore different international cuisines, customs, and occasions.

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

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

Our smiling servers are here to make every meal memorable, and to help ensure your meal is exactly to your liking. We would be happy to adjust a dish to accommodate your preferences and special dietary needs—just let us know.

You’ll also love our self-serve bistro, a lovely spot to help yourself to fruit and freshly baked snacks or fix yourself a cup of tea or coffee.

  • Butternut Squash Soup for starters
  • The bistro of Chartwell Constantia 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