Category: Dining

October 16, 2018

Deliciosa Empanadas with Visandra

Watermark University provides meaningful opportunities to learn, teach and grow, resulting in a life of overall well-being.  Here at The Fountains, we encourage everyone to share their special talents and passions with our residents.  Just last month, one of our very talented and new chefs, Visandra jumped right into the fall semester and taught us how to make empanadas.  Visandra grew […]

August 27, 2018

Paninis on the Patio with Claudette Rutty

Thanks to Claudette Rutty, our Food Service Director, and her incredibly talented staff our residents enjoyed a delicious Italian meal on the patio last month. Claudette showed us all how to make grilled paninis on her new panini maker. The residents had a choice of roasted turkey with swiss cheese or pastrami with swiss cheese. The fixin's on top were, […]

November 17, 2017

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Carving & Painting

The holiday season is a time to spend with family and friends. Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza and New Years are all celebrations of love, joy, happiness, thankfulness and generosity. Thursday, November 16th was our Family Thanksgiving Dinner! What a night it was!!! Family and friends gathered to share a fabulous meal with their loved ones. In honor of […]

August 28, 2017

Thrive Dining™ Featured in Best of Westchester 2017

The Fountains at RiverVue received wonderful coverage for its Thrive Dining™ program from Westchester Magazine. The article explains the premise behind Thrive Dining™ and how the program seeks to battle malnutrition among residents with physical and cognitive disabilities. Residents are able to enjoy favorite foods such as chef salad, beef Wellington, breaded sole, and ham […]

July 6, 2017

Thrive Dining™: Demonstration and Tasting Luncheon

Watermark's Thrive Dining™ is transforming the traditional meal into healthy and easy to eat finger foods. It is restoring independence and the joy of dining for individuals with cognitive and neuromuscular disorders. Just last week, The Fountains at RiverVue hosted a Thrive Dining™ Demonstration and Tasting Luncheon. Dining Service Director, Claudette Rutty, and her hardworking staff, transformed our gourmet […]

November 22, 2016

Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

September 9, 2015

Traditional Greek Luncheon with Filomila

Residents enjoyed a traditional Greek Luncheon prepared by one of The Fountains very own chefs, Filomila. This was Filomila's first Watermark University Class and it was a huge success! She explained about the ingredients that are in traditional Greek foods and how they were influenced from different cultures all over Europe. She created an appetizer, main entrée, […]