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The culinary experience at The Carnegie is a fully immersive sensory affair complete with world-class chefs, personalized menus, and multiple culinary venues ranging from upscale to casual. Nutrition and flavor-forward cuisine are at the forefront of our chefs’ curated menus, so our residents have a variety of choices. At The Carnegie, dining is our social currency and the start of a new adventure with each meal, where our residents can grow, learn new things, meet new people, interact directly with our chefs, and broaden their horizons.


Our choice of multiple dining venues is one of the many ways to experience culinary immersion at The Carnegie. It begins the moment residents walk into our open-layout dining concept to find a welcoming fireplace, lighting, scents, and more that set the mood for each dining venue. Other culinary features include: 

  • A full bistro venue with a hearth oven perfect for fresh pizzas  
  • A breakfast café adorned with a variety of coffee, pastries crafted by our artistic pastry chef, and breakfast foods  
  • A Grab n’ Go station of healthy choices and fresh-squeezed juices, well-suited for a trip to the gym or a walk in Malcolm King Park right outside our community  
  • A demonstration kitchen resembling a French cooking suite  
  • A serene courtyard to enjoy any time of the day 

Five-Star Chef-Prepared Dining

Following a brigade system, our five-star, world-class chefs are highly trained in a variety of styles, each specializing in different genres of cuisine to create a wide-range of experiences for our residents. Our chef-curated menus are creatively designed, receive personalized input from our residents and professional dietitians, and focus on heart and brain nutrition while maintaining the highest quality of flavors.  

Five-Star Hospitality Experience

Utilizing our partnership with Forbes Travel Guide and its five-star hospitality training, our servers are highly skilled and conscious of creating a full sensory experience for our residents. They execute “whole way to the table” presentation styles, never failing to maintain complete awareness of their surroundings to deliver the best-in-class service. Our dining venues are for memorable moments, and our associates are prepared to assist in creating the best ones possible.

Cooking Demonstration Kitchen

At The Carnegie, we believe in providing our residents with immersive experiences. Our French-suite cooking demonstration kitchen allows residents to interact with the brigade of five-star chefs actively preparing their meals, as well as partake in cooking and baking classes from some of the best minds in the industry.


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