Delight in Delicious Meals at an Austin Independent Living Community
Explore Texas Tastes with our Upscale Dining Program
The dining scene in Austin has had rapid growth over the past few decades. The Texas capital is known to be one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in the U.S. for anyone who considers themselves a “foodie.” Due to Austin’s reputation as a booming dining scene, Insider ranked the Texas capital as one of its Top 10 “Best US Cities for Foodies” in 2019. The access to quality and diversity within Austin’s dining scene squarely earned the city that recognition.
In true Austin fashion, the dining at The Continental Retirement Community satisfies even the most discerning of foodies. Our Austin independent living community boasts not only delicious meals, but a 24/7, upscale dining experience that can’t be beat. Our residents love the food at home at The Continental just as much as they love discovering Austin’s restaurants.
Austin’s Restaurants Offer Something for Every Senior
One of the benefits of living in our Austin senior living community is our convenient location. Our active seniors are just minutes from a diverse and expansive food culture that has something for everyone! Of course you can find amazing Tex-Mex and Mexican food near our community, but you can also dive into other world cuisines like Italian, Chinese, Korean, Indian, South American, Spanish, Japanese, and more. From barbeque to bibimpap and tacos to tapas, Austin offers incredible restaurants and food trucks to explore.
But if you don’t feel like leaving the comfort of home to experience restaurant-style dining, never fear! The Continental’s dining program offers all of the excitement without ever having to leave our community.
Restaurant-Style Dining Right at Your Door
Although our residents are more than welcome to venture out to explore the city’s restaurants, our Austin independent living community has the best seats in town! Our friendly staff creates the most relaxing, delicious dining experience for our residents. It all starts with the environment–We have a fantastic dining room full of comfortable seating and great views. If you’d like to take a meal or snack outdoors, enjoy our beautiful outdoor seating areas where you can grab lunch and soak up the sun.
Every day is a vacation at The Continental, as our chefs work diligently to prepare delicious and healthy meals for our residents. Gourmet-quality meals are made fresh using nourishing ingredients to ensure that our residents take in their nutrients while enjoying satisfying flavors for every meal. And no matter when hunger strikes, our dining team delivers–our 24/7 dining experience means our residents can find something delicious waiting for them on their schedule. And our Executive Chef will happily oblige any dietary restrictions, including allergies, gluten-free, sugar-free, low-sodium, and more.
Our seniors can also always enjoy their favorites by sharing their best recipes or meal ideas with our dining staff. Our creative Executive Chef is always seeking to add new recipes and ideas to the rotation–our residents never get bored!
You Are What You Eat–And Our Seniors Are Healthy and Happy
At The Continental, we know how important delicious food is for active Austin seniors. But we also know that health is of the utmost importance for seniors. To help our residents maintain their energy and feel great, our dining team makes sure that our meals are not only delicious, but also full of nutrients. You’ll find balanced meals made with lean, high-quality proteins, fresh fruits and vegetables, and satisfying whole grains. Our residents not only love the flavor, but they’re also nourishing their bodies at the same time.
But sometimes, there’s just nothing like a meal you prepared for yourself and your friends. Our seniors also have the flexibility to prepare their own food at home; each apartment boasts a fully equipped kitchen and top-grade appliances for seniors who love to cook or bake.
With all of these options, it’s no wonder the foodie seniors at The Continental are always so satisfied! Try our amazing dining experience for yourself by joining us for lunch or dinner.
To learn more about residency or to take a tour of The Continental, contact our friendly team today.
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