Culinary Services

Culinary Difference Meals made from scratch with fresh ingredients

Chef-prepared meals made daily from fresh, wholesome ingredients are a hallmark of dining at Laureate Group senior living communities in Milwaukee and Waukesha counties. From presentation to taste, professional chefs provide the best culinary experiences for our seniors every day. No matter how you choose to dine, you can expect service with a smile. 

Menu choices are carefully planned with senior’s health in mind while delivering variety and great flavor. There are two entrée styles to choose from: Diner Style and Harvard Healthy. Whether someone has a taste for comfort foods or a lighter, wellness-focused meal, they can be assured that sound nutrition is a major consideration.

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Culinary Services Laureate Group Senior Communities

Local and Fresh

We start with the best, locally sourced ingredients, such as chicken and pork that have not been salt-brined, USDA Choice Angus beef, high quality fish, and fresh – not canned, vegetables.

We avoid deli-style meats and instead roast and carve our own – another way to reduce salt intake. Sauces and soups are all made from scratch, using lighter ingredients without sacrificing taste.

Diner Style Entrée

Two words: comfort food. Because we cook from scratch, residents can dine with delight knowing that even their favorite comfort foods are created with a well-balanced diet in mind.

We look to reduce salt and fats in our cooking without sacrificing flavor, serving seniors our popular made-from-scratch soups and comfort meals such as roast beef with whipped potatoes. 

Harvard Healthy Entrée

The Harvard Healthy Eating Plate helps seniors make the healthiest choices. Following an eating pattern similar to the Harvard Healthy Eating Plate lowers the risk of developing heart disease or other chronic diseases.

Laureate Group Senior Communities Nutritional Facts

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Meals Made to be Memorable

Eating is much more enjoyable in the company of friends. During meal gatherings in our socially-distanced dining rooms, each individual is served a variety of menu options, encouraging independent thinking and friendly table conversation.

An added perk is that dining is meant to be fun and entertaining, particularly at our special occasion and themed meal events: Valentine’s Day meal, St. Paddy’s Day celebration, or it might be tied to a program such as World Expedition where we travel around the world through activities, presentations, and cuisine.

Some accommodation can be made for special diets. For example, gluten-free or vegetarian meals and flexible meal plans are available.

Of course, this being Wisconsin, you’ll find a Friday favorite on the menu: fish fry!

We had looked at well over a dozen facilities within metropolitan Milwaukee and based on comfort with the facility and staff as well as value we chose Oak Hill Terrace. It's now been 7 years. She absolutely loves the food! We strongly recommend Oak Hill Terrace. Just be aware the food is so good they will gain weight and need new clothes soon thereafter!"

- Damian, family member