Food Services for Specialty Care Communities

Bringing satisfying, stress-free dining to people in need.

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In dining services for specialty care communities, a satisfying, high-quality meal served by caring, skilled hospitality professionals can be a rich source of comfort to people in need.

But without the right in-house regulatory and culinary resources, this has become increasingly difficult for specialty care communities to offer —especially in a market where the demand for qualified, hourly and managerial talent far outpaces supply.

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Glendale Dining Services helps specialty care communities, such as the, sight and hearing impaired, physically disabled, behavioral, juvenile and eating disorders, overcome these challenges by creating soothing, memorable dining experiences that provide a much-needed respite from the rigors of learning and rehabilitation. At the core of our customized, fully-compliant approach is a commitment to fresh food and skilled, compassionate hospitality services.

With these principles as our guide, we forge mutually-rewarding relationships with the specialty care communities we serve to improve clinical outcomes and support your goals, while enhancing every diner’s personal rehabilitation experience.

Discover Glendale Dining Services specialized approach to specialty care food service management.

Discover how Glendale Dining Services can customize a complete, high-quality specialty care food service management program for your community with our unique approach to:

Food Quality and Menu Development

Developing diverse, high quality menus that cater to the unique preferences of diners from different ages groups with a variety challenges can be overwhelming in self-operated food services environments. At Glendale Dining Services, our registered dietitians and professional chefs have the flexibility, creativity and experience to tailor menus to diners’ individual tastes, values and rehabilitation needs. With an unyielding focus on fresh seasonal food, they collaborate closely to create diverse, satisfying menus from scratch to bring quality and comfort to diners across the rehabilitation spectrum.

Caring, Responsive Service

To people in need, being greeted by name and treated with genuine compassion and respect by skilled professionals is part-in-parcel of a positive rehabilitation experience. At Glendale Dining Services, a commitment to service excellence drives everything we do — from the authenticity of our day-to-day interactions with diners to our consistent, responsive support of our customers’ goals.

Staffing and Training

For specialty care communities that need to do more with less in scarce labor markets, unplanned service disruptions can have an adverse effect on diners’ comfort, safety and health. When you work with Glendale Dining Services, you avoid these problems by offloading staff recruitment, benefits, scheduling and training — all seamlessly managed by our full-service Human Resources group.

Our training and support approach is comprehensive and meets all relevant regulatory requirements — while helping your hospitality team develop the skills, compassion and mindset to support diners on the path to rehabilitation.


Glendale Dining Services’s volume food purchasing arrangements and mutually-rewarding relationships with local growers and other trusted suppliers helps to ensure smooth operations while maximizing savings and quality.


With our understanding of changing meal service regulations for specialty care food service management, Glendale Dining Services can reduce risk and drive positive results in your unique dining environment