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Dining Services


Goodwin House Bailey's Crossroads has three dining venues: the Jefferson Dining Room (JDR), Fireside, and the Bistro. All three GHBC dining venues -- Jefferson Dining Room, Bistro and Fireside -- are now open to fully vaccinated guests. Reservations are required for dining in the Jefferson and Fireside. GHBC is also now welcoming Goodwin House at Home members and Priority Club members who have been fully vaccinated to enjoy these dining venues. Dining with Health Care Center, Assisted Living and Memory Support Residents: Spouses who live at Goodwin House may eat with the resident in the HCC or AL dining venues, unless the area is under quarantine. All other residents may eat with HCC, AL and MS residents in the main level dining spaces (Jefferson, Fireside and Bistro).

Jefferson Dining Room
The JDR is open Monday to Sunday for dine-in a la carte table-service for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The JDR is open Monday to Saturday for dine-in a la carte table-service for dinner from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. To make reservations for dine-in table service in the JDR call ext. 7645, or go to the Reservations page at this resident website.

The Bistro is open Monday to Sunday for dine-in a la carte service. Hours:

  • Breakfast 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  • Lunch 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
  • Dinner 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. effective September 19.

The Bistro is also open for seating and enjoying self-serve beverages between the meal periods. The Bistro does not take reservations.

Fireside is open for dinner on weekend evenings. Reservations are available for dine-in a la carte table service in Fireside for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Carry-out service is available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. To order take-out, call ext. 7309 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. for pickup between 5:00 and 6:30 p.m. To request a reservation, call 7645, or go to the resident website at Reservations.

Illness or Quarantine 
Residents who are in quarantine or ill and not able to pick up their meals may receive room delivery service by calling the clinic at ext. 7227. Dining Services will deliver a packet with the menus for the week. Please fill them out and return them to the chair outside your apartment the same day to ensure your meals will be delivered. If you are still under quarantine, Dining Services will deliver another packet on the following Friday. Please fill out the menus and return to the chair outside your apartment by Saturday to ensure your meals are delivered. If you have any questions, please call the Dining Services Supervisor line at ext. 7313 or 7645.

Other Dining Services
The Lounge is open Mondays to Saturdays from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Lounge also offers drinks to go.

The Market Place is open Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It is closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

Takeout Containers: Please return all green reusable takeout containers to the beverage area outside the Market Place. Containers should be emptied of food and well rinsed before returning them. To avoid attracting pests, do not put containers there after 7:00 p.m. 

Dining Dollars: Each month, each resident receives a Dining Dollars credit equal to $13.60 times the number of days in the month. Dining expenses above that are charged to the resident’s monthly account. Whether you eat in a table-service venue or take out, a full meal is charged at $3.00 for breakfast, $6.56 for lunch, and $13.60 for dinner for the weekly menu. A la carte pricing is available in the Jefferson Dining Room for those who select two items or less, and in the Bistro and Fireside for all items. All non-alcoholic beverages are free. 

Wine: On Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, house wine is $3.75 per glass. On Wine Nights (Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays), house wine is complimentary with the purchase of an entree. If you have reservations to eat in any dining venue, or in the Bistro without reservations, you are always welcome to bring your own wine or beer. Wine glasses will be provided upon request. 

Health Care Center, Assisted Living, and Terrace
Residents in the Health Care Center, Assisted Living and the Terrace may select items from the menus provided at each meal, subject to their physicians' orders. 

Special Diets
Substitute food items are always available for residents who are unable to eat the regular menu. Residents having special physician-ordered dietary needs are encouraged to discuss their limitations with the dietitian by appointment. Substitute items should be requested from an employee or supervisor. 

The Director and Assistant Director of Dining Services supervise the department; managers and supervisors are responsible for service in the venues, catering, employee scheduling, and training. A registered dietitian helps develop menus and special diets. The Director and Assistant Director, Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef, and the Dining Services management team oversee food preparation. 


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