When it comes to food, the choice is all yours.

Eat at home with a freshly prepared meal kit, on campus in the Gala restaurant or Lemon Pippin Café or go out on the town. All of these options are a part of The Commons' dining experience.

  • Chef-Prepared Meals
  • Delivery Available
  • Diet Accommodations
  • Theme Nights
  • Weekly Wine Dinners
  • Locally Sourced Food
  • Private Dining Rooms Available
lemon pippin dining room

A taste of the delectable menu.

  • lobster tail dinner

    Lobster

  • beef tenderloin

    Beef Tenderloin

  • Baked fish dinner

    Baked Sole

  • lasagna

    Vegetable Lasagna

  • seared duck

    Seared Duck Breast

  • Shepard's pie

    Shepherd’s Pie

  • eggplant parm

    Eggplant Parmesan

Delightful dining experiences with friends and family. 

"There is plenty of variety in the food and no more deciding what is for dinner! Without all the cooking and dishes, it really frees up a lot of time. Plus, our friends can visit and have lunch with us and our grandchildren love to eat here!"

                                               —Darold H. & Joanne L.

Meet Our Executive Chef

Evan Martin says he is doing what he loves at The Commons: “making lives brighter one day at a time through food.” He does that by using the freshest ingredients, seasonal produce and vibrant presentation.

Background

Chef Evan attended New England Culinary Institute in Vermont and is trained in classic French cooking. Before working at The Commons, he worked in top-notch hotels, specializing in farm-to-table cuisine.

His Philosophy

Chef Evan says his approach is to take everyday ingredients and use them simplistically. “I want to showcase that senior living dining can be an elevated experience with delicious ingredients and healthy choices,” he says.

The Commons employee
The Commons employee

Meet Our Culinary Service Director

Luiz Delima has worked in all areas of restaurants over his career. He came to The Commons in 2019 and has since brought international fare and flair to the dining experience.

Special Orders

Luiz not only prepares customized meals for delivery, but he also offers meal kits for residents to cook at home. With these meal kits, residents have everything they need for a home-cooked meal in the comfort of their own home. Perfect for a cozy night in or celebrating a special occasion. 

Clean Eating

Luiz offers clean food options for residents using organic ingredients, local produce, grass-fed beef, wild-caught salmon and more.

At The Commons, enjoy life your way.