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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
As you can probably tell from previous posts, we love our riverfront restaurants - and Red Hat on the River is as close as you can get! Red Hat is known for both its fabulous view of the Hudson River and its exquisite French-American cuisine. We went to the Red Hat on the River yesterday, October 19th for a ladies […]
Our marketing department was very busy this past September and October. We had over ten new residents move into the community. It is a tradition here that every month we host a special Welcome Luncheon. We had eleven very hungry new residents come together today to enjoy a scrumptious meal. The menu consisted of filet […]
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 […]
Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]
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 […]
Hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you enjoy the pictures from the Family Thanksgiving Dinner we had last week. The largest turnout we've ever had!
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” […]
Residents enjoyed a rockin' BBQ out in the Courtyard with musical entertainment by Senior Moments!
Residents and associates enjoyed a beautiful day out on the courtyard with some great BBQ food and entertainment by Gary Lovett! We hope you enjoy the pictures! Don't forget to click on the videos too!
The Fountains celebrated its Passover Seder with residents and families on Tuesday. It was a very special event.
Chef Maria picks fresh herb from our Herb Garden located outside our Dining Room.
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, […]
The Middle East cuisine is perhaps the largest unifying factor in an otherwise disparate part of the world. Far more than just "the land of milk and honey,' the region is rich in oils, spices, fruits and flowers. We joined Mary as she discussed Middle Eastern cuisine and prepared dishes from the Middle East countries.
We grilled up the veggies we grew in our garden this summer and had a BBQ for all those that helped take care of it!
Chef Maria, prepared a French Luncheon for residents. We tried FIVE different types of crepes and ALL were delicious!! Great job Maria!