Culture Change at Glendale Dining Services

Photo of senior living food service prepared fruit and cheese dish.

With the aging of the Baby Boomer generation, you face a unique challenge: Putting your existing senior community, first, while planning ahead to meet the high expectations of future residents.

At Glendale Dining Services, we recognize that welcoming Baby Boomers into your community will require a big culture shift with new and expanded services, techniques and program offerings. Fortunately, we can work with you now to craft meaningful dining and health and wellness programs that can serve your community today; and help you transition to meet Baby Boomer preferences for:

  • Vegetarian and vegan offerings
  • Gluten-free choices
  • 24-hour snack and refreshment programs
  • Branded food concepts
  • Dining area music programs
  • Exhibition and action station cooking techniques
  • A La Carte offerings
  • Private, chef/wait staff-attended resident events
  • Organic food products
  • Food co-op capabilities
  • Food service delivery
  • Expanded choice in international cuisines
  • Greater dining service input and influence
  • Authentic theme and monotony breaker events
  • Food court-style menus
  • All-day dining
  • Multiple food venues such as cafés, bistros, ice cream shops, grab n’ go and sundries
  • Pre-dinner wine and cheese
  • Food-complemented social event

Photo of fresh vegetables prepared by senior living food service.