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Dining in style at Saratoga Grove

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (May 2015) — Have you seen the new dining room at Saratoga Grove yet? It is serving some very happy residents. Renovations at the community, completed earlier this year, centered on the completely redesigned, reinstalled, and repositioned buffet line. Saratoga Grove staff sought input from residents — whose recommendations resulted in the new and highly anticipated Panini grill — before custom-building the line with a team of architects and designers. It was expanded to allow for a wider variety of food options, and the serving trays were downsized to keep fresh food available. The layout of the room was also changed to provide for more seating and more space for entertainers. Residents can still walk through the buffet line or choose to be served at their table, but they’ll have new options to choose from – not only Panini sandwiches, but also different pastas, made-to-order omelets, and waffles. And now there’s an ice cream freezer built right in to the buffet. The new location of the buffet is also conveniently close to the kitchen for Chef Victor and his staff. The old buffet line had been there since the building opened 25 years ago, and remodeling it […]