Chartwell Dining experience Beef Bourguignon

The Dining Experience at Chartwell Orchards in Vineland

Chartwell Orchards is known for its wonderful dining program, offering you delicious meals three times a day along with freshly-prepared snacks. Flexible dining times allow you to choose when you’d like to sit down to attentive service in the dining room, where you can order one of the daily featured dishes or pick a popular favourite from the à la carte menu.

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.

The bistro is a great place to meet a friend for a coffee or tea. Or have your friends and family join you for a meal in the private dining room, available by reservation.

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

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

The culinary experience at Chartwell Orchards takes dining to the next level with farm-fresh seasonal fruits, vegetables and ingredients sourced locally throughout the Niagara region from our suppliers where possible. You can look forward to an ever-changing menu to keep mealtimes nutritious, exciting, and social. The warm and friendly service provided by our staff makes the dining experience even more memorable. We create wholesome and delicious meals according to your dietary preferences. Our attentive Food Service Manager is always open to resident feedback to ensure that every meal is enjoyable. You can even ask us to cater your next gathering in our private dining room.

  • Butternut Squash Soup for starters
  • Open and bright dining room at Chartwell Orchards 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