Dining is a distinct pleasure in the beautiful Victorian mansion dining room. Three well-balanced meals are prepared with fresh ingredients by our culinary staff, including a variety of substitutions and homemade desserts. Fresh herbs from the Elmhurst gardens are incorporated into meals during the summer months.
Residents enjoy monthly brunches and special seasonal events, including our annual family and friends picnic on the lawn each August. Elmhurst residents also enjoy menus that reflect various holidays throughout the year. Special
Elegant Evenings designed around themes are held throughout the year and often include live entertainment during cocktails before dinner.
Resident Activity-Kitchenette Areas
Snacks and between-meal treats are available in the kitchenettes and in recreational spaces located throughout the residence. These areas are fully stocked with a variety of food items and beverages for our resident’s enjoyment, day and night. Not an early riser? The coffee is always on in these areas where a daily paper is available for those who prefer to enjoy a later morning.
Residents also may utilize the refrigerator/freezers in these areas to place their own food items.Residents may have small refrigerators in their apartments. Twice-monthly Koffee Klatches are popular activities held in the second floor activity room at 10 a.m. Great conversation of freshly made coffee and pastries.
Guests? Of Course!
Guests are always welcome at any meal. Residents may make arrangements in advance with the staff prior to hosting a guest for lunch or dinner. It is a pleasure to see private family gatherings hosted at Elmhurst throughout the year. Refreshments are available for your bridge club or other groups who visit with you. Elmhurst also is available as a site for outside groups to hold a meeting or luncheon followed by a tour of our residence. Contact us at 304.242.0240 for information.