The Cottages at Dartmouth Village Wins at Chowder Festival

The Cottages at Dartmouth Village Wins at Chowder Festival

At The Cottages at Dartmouth Village, we know the value of a good meal. We know that the dining experience is an important aspect of senior living and we are proud of our own dining program. Our kitchen team recently took home five awards at the 14th Annual New Bedford Chowder Festival. Learn more about the importance of dining well in senior living and our award-winning meals!

Dining Well in Senior Living

Senior living is continually evolving and Leisure Care communities go above and beyond to bring the best of senior living to their residents. At The Cottages at Dartmouth Village, we know how important it is to serve nutritious and delicious food. Dining at The Cottages at Dartmouth Village is more than a meal, it’s an experience that elevates the quality of life of our residents.

Dining here is a social event where residents, family, and friends gather to connect and forge lasting relationships – all over a table of food specially prepared by our chef and kitchen team. The Cottages at Dartmouth Village offers full-service dining with seasonal menus and healthy options. We also have a private dining room for special events and celebrations.

The Cottages at Dartmouth Award-Winning Dining

Our efforts in the kitchen were recognized at the 14th Annual New Bedford Chowder Festival where we won five awards for our food.

“We enjoy participating every year. We really have so much fun together as a team. From planning our decorations and costumes, to the excitement of serving over 1,000 hungry attendees, our team has a blast! Winning five awards this year was just the cherry on top of an amazing day!” Ann LaMere, Assistant General Manager at The Cottages at Dartmouth Village

The Cottages at Dartmouth Village beat out over 20 participants, comprised mostly of restaurants and catering companies to claim the following awards:

  • 1st place: Judge’s Choice Best Stuffed Quahog
  • 1st place: Judge’s Choice Best Signature Soup
  • 3rd place: Judge’s Choice Best Clam Chowder
  • 1st place: People’s Choice Best Stuffed Quahog
  • 1st place: People’s Choice Best Table Presentation

The Cottages at Dartmouth Village will be hosting “Chowder for a Cause” throughout the year where their award-winning Chowder, Kale Soup, and Stuffed Quahogs will be available for sale. All proceeds will benefit The Alzheimer’s Association.

We would love for you to stop by The Cottages at Dartmouth Village and join us for a meal! Call us or come by today to taste our award-winning dishes and let us show you how a life at The Cottages at Dartmouth Village can exceed your expectations!

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Alissa has been working in marketing and the senior living industry for over 8 years. With a B.S. in advertising from the University of Illinois, Alissa has worked all over the world as a freelance communications strategist and writer. Published in Forbes, Senior Finance Advisor, Alzheimers.net and on other leading senior care blogs, she leverages her working knowledge of the senior care industry with leading research and best practices to create engaging content benefitting seniors and their caregivers. In her free time, Alissa loves to travel, read, cook, and spend time with her family.

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