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bistro 1879 at buckner westminster placeWestminster Place residents have high expectations in matters of taste. We are thrilled to have Westminster Place’s culinary program designed in coordination with James Beard Award winning chef Stephan Pyles. Westminster Place has teamed up with chef Pyles to develop a culinary experience unique to East Texas and the Longview community.

Reach out to Westminster Place today at 855.952.5640 for more information about our senior living culinary experience or other resident lifestyle services.

Restaurant Experiences That Inspire Happiness

“From farm to table, our culinary team is committed to crafting restaurant experiences that bring happiness to your plate.”

Westminster Place’s team of culinary professionals specializes in creating new, satisfying dishes that not only nourish residents and their guests’ bodies but their souls as well. The Westminster Place restaurant experience features a wide-ranging menu with all-the-time favorites as well as fresh, seasonal dishes designed to take advantage of ingredients at the peak of freshness in in our local community.

Our menus are carefully crafted, combining fresh items that promote senior nutrition and the simple joy that dining well can spark. We believe in taking the best in East Texas’ culinary fare and your favorite comfort foods to bring you options that keep your mouth watering all year round.

At Westminster Place, our culinary professionals specialize in creating delicious dishes that not only nourish the body, but also uplift the soul. With a focus on REAL food sourced from our local community, our extensive menu offers a variety of perennial favorites and seasonal specialties, all crafted to bring out the flavors of the freshest ingredients.

Our culinary philosophy is centered on senior nutrition and the simple pleasures of a good meal. We strive to bring the best of East Texas cuisine together with comforting classics, creating a range of options that are sure to keep your palate engaged throughout the year. Come dine with us and discover the true meaning of “food for the soul.”

Full-service dining room is open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch and 4:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. for dinner. Our restaurant gives you the flexibility to enjoy meals on your own time!

Quick and Casual

bistro 1879 at buckner westminster placeQuick and Casual Dining with a Chef’s Touch.

Not interested in a full meal or need to grab something quick? No problem. Bistro 1879 offers grab-and-go breakfast and lunch options designed to get you out the door quickly while filling you up for a big day on the go. Bistro 1879 is open Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday between 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Westminster Place’s flexible culinary program lets you choose when and where you eat your meals, so you’re always in control of your kitchen–without having to do the dishes!

Private Dining

Savor the flavors of our delectable cuisine in a more intimate setting with our private dining options at Westminster Place.

Intimate and charming, our private-dining room is the ideal venue for residents’ next celebration or event. Upon booking our private dining room, residents will have a private consultation with our chef where we’ll plan a customized meal for your next anniversary, birthday, family dinner or a night with close friends.

Intimate and charming, our private-dining room at Westminster Place is the perfect setting for your next celebration or event. With a commitment to using REAL food sourced from our local community, our culinary team works with residents to create a customized meal plan that meets their unique tastes and preferences.

Upon booking our private dining room, residents can look forward to a private consultation with our chef to discuss their vision and tailor a menu that is as special as their occasion, whether it’s an anniversary, birthday, family dinner, or a night spent with close friends.

At Westminster Place, we believe that every meal is an opportunity to make lasting memories, and we’re dedicated to helping our residents create unforgettable moments over exceptional food.

Takeaway or In-Room Dining

Take a Culinary Journey Without Leaving Your Home.

Residents can enjoy our impeccably packaged meals to-go from the comfort of their home. Whether you’re looking for a special dinner for two on your patio or a quiet dinner alone after a long day on the go, our to-go takeaway dining will hit the spot!

Whether you’re looking for a special dinner for two on your patio, or a quiet dinner alone after a long day out, our to-go Takeaway dining option is the perfect solution. Our meals are carefully prepared with real, wholesome ingredients, so you can enjoy a delicious and nutritious meal without having to spend time cooking. With our convenient takeaway option, you can savor restaurant-quality food without leaving your home.

Signature Culinary Events

Our food is more than a meal, it’s a journey of the senses.

In addition to our daily culinary delights, Westminster Place residents are also invited to a host of signature events fish fries by throughout the year. From summer the lake, chili cookoffs when the weather turns cool or spring barbeques and homemade ice cream socials, residents and guests can always expect good food – and fun – at our signature events!

At Westminster Place, we believe that good food and good times go hand in hand. That’s why in addition to our daily culinary offerings, we also host a range of signature events throughout the year that showcase our commitment to REAL food. From fish fries by the lake in the summer, to chili cookoffs when the weather turns cool, to spring barbeques and homemade ice cream socials, our residents and guests can always expect an exceptional culinary experience at our events. We use only the freshest and finest ingredients to create dishes that are as delicious as they are wholesome. So come join us for some good food and fun and experience the REAL food difference at Westminster Place.

The Importance of Nutritious Meals for Seniors

A healthy appetite for life starts with our nutritious meals.

While good nutrition is a critical part of your health, it has never been more important than it is as you get older. Optimal nutritional status is a cornerstone for healthy aging. Thanks to their ability to influence biochemical and biological processes, nutrients are considered modifiable factors associated with a reduced risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, osteoporosis, frailty, falls, and certain cancers. In addition, preserving or restoring adequate nutritional status is a key factor in delaying the onset of chronic diseases and accelerating recovery from acute illnesses.

As we age, multiple factors influence how we acquire, prepare, and consume food, including physiologic changes, chronic diseases, access to food, socioeconomic status, social isolation, environment, and cognition. At Westminster Place we understand these factors contribute to your overall health and ability to meet daily nutrient needs. Therefore, we have built a culinary and nutrition program that pays close attention to everyday dietary patterns to assist you in obtaining optimal nutrition, while fostering an environment that helps you manage factors that could interfere with healthy aging and your quality of life. Additionally, we understand the fundamental role that food plays in our social interactions and know it is deeply rooted in our personal identities and practices.

At Westminster Place, food is so much more than just nutrients. It’s a fundamental part of our health, relationships, culture, and well-being. We built our culinary program around research that shows regularly eaten meals with others tend to be more nutritious and healthier. Our approach helps optimize nutritional status and health while providing a culture that brings our community together by creating bonds and a sense of belonging and security.

Learn More at Westminster Place Senior Living

Discover a welcoming community and a vibrant lifestyle at Westminster Place.

At Westminster Place, we’re committed to helping you get healthy and stay that way. In addition to a well-balanced culinary experience, we offer:

Moving to senior living doesn’t mean settling for bland or unhealthy meals. Let us give you the nutrients and support you need to thrive with the taste and experience you want. For more information about our services, please contact Westminster Place today at 855.952.5640.

Committed to REAL Food

Nourish Your Body and Soul with our REAL Food Program.

Dining should be an experience that not only satisfies your hunger, but also nourishes your body and soul. With our REAL Food program, that’s exactly what you’ll get. Gone are the days of pre-packaged meals and bland flavors. Our REAL Food program sources only the freshest ingredients, hand-picking the best of the best, and then prepares them on-site without the use of harmful additives or preservatives.

What does this mean for you? It means every bite will be bursting with robust flavor, exceptional quality, and the goodness of real, whole ingredients. Whether you’re a resident or a guest, you’ll be able to savor the taste of truly delicious meals that are not only satisfying, but also good for you.

And when it comes to nutrition, our REAL Food program doesn’t skimp. Each meal is prepared with essential vitamins, minerals, and nutrients, ensuring that you’re fueling your body with everything it needs to thrive.