drinking wine

Distinctive Dining Catered to You

Executive Chef Nicole Hassan’s culinary team delivers restaurant-style dishes prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients and bold flavors from a menu that reflects a wide range of choices and tastes. Dining is a vital component of Living Well at Friendship Village, so every meal is an expression of our commitment to optimum nutrition—delicious, of course, but good for you too!

Contact Our Team
couple dining togetherdining with friends

Our Dining Venues

Friendship Village serves up two beautifully appointed dining spaces. Our bright, airy Café overlooking the gardens in our central courtyard is an ideal setting for sharing a casual breakfast or lunch. And, with its fine table linens and fresh floral centerpieces, our Dining Room offers a gracious, comfortable atmosphere for lunch and dinner.

Sample Dining Menu PDF
Chef Nicole

Nicole Hassan

Executive Chef

Jeremiah Jamieson

Jeremiah Jamieson


Our Executive Chef

Executive Chef Nicole Hassan has been bringing a refreshing finesse to the menu creation and dining experience of Friendship Village since 2015. She trained at the Cooking & Hospitality Institute of Chicago and Oakland Community College Culinary Arts program and served as an Executive Chef and Regional Chef for Compass Group in Michigan for over 9 years. In support of local charities, Chef Nicole has been a winning participant in Kalamazoo’s Girl Scout Heart of Michigan Cookie Bakeoff Benefit and the Kalamazoo in Bloom Pumpkin Soiree. Her culinary artistry is enhanced by her passion for travel.

Residents and Their Families Love Friendship Village!

Frequently Asked Questions

We think you’ll love it! In our formal Dining Room, you’ll have lots of choice. Seven entrees are served daily, along with a variety of delicious side dishes. We add different menu features throughout each month, such as a stir fry bar, mashed potato bar, sundae bar, and other delectable specials. We offer beer and wine, and there’s a Happy Hour every Friday evening. Lunch and dinner are served Monday through Saturday, and you can enjoy lunch on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. If you would like to eat in your residence, that’s never a problem. We deliver. And if you’re having friends and family over for a party, we can cater your event. Looking for something a little more casual? The Café will be your go-to for breakfast and lunch. And if you’re on the go, you can always grab something delicious from the takeout window.

Have Questions About Friendship Village?

We’d love to hear from you! Just reach out to our expert team and we’ll be happy to help.

Contact Our Team