A face-lift for Homestead Village Café

Dining space for this 430-resident CCRC now offers a casual atmosphere at lunch and full-service style at breakfast and dinner.

When Homestead Village, a retirement community in Lancaster, Pa., decided to enlarge its main dining room, it took the opportunity to meld two cultures—younger baby boomers who wanted casual dining and older residents who preferred a more formal setting. Working with a $150,000 budget, dining services, which is managed by Cura Hospitality, designed a more open servery that improved traffic flow and increased menu choices, and a seating area with tables and booths that give the space a restaurantlike feel.

An exhibition-style cooking station is a new element to the servery.

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