Nourishing Dining Experiences

We Offer A Variety Of Dining Experiences Designed To Satisfy More Than Just Your Appetite.

Here at Maplewood Senior Living, food is a love language that has the power to spark new friendships, nourish our minds and bodies, and brighten our spirits. Every one of our chefs believe in the transformative power of a delicious meal and takes pride in creating a holistic dining experience that will put a smile on our residents’ faces every day.

cozy lit dining area

Any Time Dining

Dine whenever and wherever you like. Our seasonally inspired dining options offer residents exceptional variety and quality. Enjoy locally sourced and flavorful superfoods—like leafy green vegetables, fresh fish, and whole grains—that support heart and brain health, or indulge on favorite comfort foods with a healthy twist. No matter what you choose, the culinary delights from our kitchens are guaranteed to satisfy your cravings.

Basket of Vegetables

Seasonally Inspired & Locally Sourced

Our food is deeply rooted in seasonality, embraces our residents’ unique tastes and allows our chefs to be creative. We believe the most satisfying and healthy dishes begin with the highest quality ingredients. That is why our chefs are dedicated to redefining the culinary experience for residents by using herbs, vegetables, and meats from nearby farmers and purveyors in our region. We even own our own 50-acre farm in CT where we grow a wide variety of fresh produce for our nearby communities to enjoy.

See Our Talented Chefs at Work

Our communities feature open concept, gourmet-style kitchens that give residents a front row view of our talented chefs at work.  Watching dishes being prepared, smelling fresh ingredients cooking, and discussing the process is all a part of the dining experience. Meals are often a highlight of the day and our dining rooms make socializing with fellow residents something to look forward to.

“My love for cooking came from my grandmother. Her passion for food and watching her work, also as a chef, drew me to the profession. Now, I am able to take what she taught me and share it with our residents. I especially love doing live demonstrations with our residents because they share their special memories with me, and I get to see the joy that cooking together brings them.”

Chef Giovanni Dillard

Maplewood at Danbury

Brain Healthy Meals

Our chefs take their inspiration from Mediterranean and Blue Zone diets that help keep our residents’ minds and bodies strong. In our dining rooms, you’ll find colorful plates full of fresh plant-based foods, beans, vegetables, meats, and fish. Regardless of dietary restrictions or unique circumstances, our culinary team adapts meals to suit you and amaze your taste buds. See a sample of what a delicious, nutrient-rich menu at Maplewood looks like.

Food on plate

Celebrating Traditions

Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or simply sharing in conversation over a delicious meal, our private dining rooms offer the opportunity to connect and spend quality time with friends and family. To create a truly memorable meal, our chefs design personalized menus suited for the occasion.

a chef serving a plate in Maplewood's dining room

Inspired Dining

Using evidence-based design, our dining rooms spark social connections and create an indulgent, multisensory experience. Our open kitchen concept allows aromas to boost moods and tantalize residents’ taste buds well before their plate arrives. Menus change frequently and feature locally-inspired, seasonal dishes that are fresh, nutritious, and exceptionally flavorful. We’ve thought of everything – down to the tableware and linens that are purposefully white to enhance depth perception. For those looking for familiar flavors our chefs are always happy to whip up your loved one’s favorite dishes.

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Westport, CT 06880

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