Category: Dining

November 9, 2017

Thrive Dining™ Adds Healthy Comfort Food to the Menu

Thrive Dining™, a new program offered at The Fountains at Bronson Place, aims to restore the joy of dining for individuals living with physical and cognitive changes. Using our own, high quality, freshly prepared menu items, we transform them into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals that are served as bite size hors d’oeuvres […]

August 21, 2017

Chef Reserve Dinner

Thursday night Chef Emily wowed our residents with our monthly Chef Reserve Dinner. It started with a glass of wine and warm toast to food and friends!! Then we served a fork tender Korean beef short rib and noodles appetizer. This was followed by a farm fresh berry salad with a raspberry puree dressing. Next we had golden brown […]

November 22, 2016

Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

September 29, 2016

Pig Roast in the Courtyard!

A beautiful day surrounded our first ever courtyard pig roast, and what a success it was! The pig, (roasted by our own Dining Services department), was succulent and delicious, as were all of the sides and desserts that accompanied it. The beer and cider were cold and refreshing, and the band... yes, they were called […]

February 10, 2016

Chef’s Reserve Dinner

For our February Chef's Reserve Dinner, Chef Paul prepared a special meal that gave the residents a familiar yet satisfying taste. His famous Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Madeira Sauce was the crowd-pleaser of the night, yet the Broiled Lobster with Lemon Herb Butter melted over top was a nice addition, giving the meal that 'Surf & […]

January 27, 2016

Chef Paul demonstrates a traditional German dish in his culinary class!

Each month our Chef prepares a traditional dish in his culinary class. Usually it is based on the country we are featuring for the month. This month we are featuring traditional German fare and he made potato pancakes. They were made from scratch and cooked in the class with everyone getting a taste! He accompanied them with […]

June 5, 2015

National Donut Day!

In honor of National Donut Day, The Fountains at Bronson Place baker, Henry Roschek, made homemade apple fritters: plain, cinnamon & sugar, and powdered sugar. The donuts are available Friday, June 5th, 2015 at the Market and during dinner in the Town Center dining room.

May 6, 2015

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo at The Fountains at Bronson Place

Chef Paul helped the residents and their guests at The Fountains at Bronson Place to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with display cooking in the main dining room for dinner on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015. As residents placed their orders, Chef Paul was at the ready to sauté steak fajitas and serve them with all the traditional toppings, […]

February 5, 2015

Get Your Kicks on Route 66…

Today's Route 66 Diner Days landed us at a Roadhouse Chili Diner...  Residents who joined us on Route 66 today stopped in the front lobby for a menu of house-made white chicken chili and beef chili in a fresh bread bowl baked by our in-house baker, Henry. The menu was accompanied by strawberry shortcake and rounded […]

September 23, 2014

Bronson Place Chefs Win Contest

Two contestants representing Morrison Senior Dining and Bronson Place, Chef Ken Bailey and kitchen supervisor Tyler Selph, attended  the Kraft “Food Fight ” contest in  Grand Rapids. There they competed against four other chef’s from the west side of the state in a black box type of cook off. Each chef had to use any […]