Easter and Passover were celebrated back to back this Spring. Rabbi Paige led a beautiful seder and included all of the valuable traditions. The Vista Del Mar Nes Gadol program came to celebrate by singing songs and sharing stories. For Easter, chef Jim decorated the dining room with a rainbow of decor and included some […]
Throughout the month of January, The Watermark of Beverly Hills celebrated the history and mystery of Belgium, which of course included some of its delicious cuisine! Our Bittersweet Belgium Meet and Greet grabbed the attention of several residents, including a few of our newest ones. Our homemade hot chocolate, liege waffles, truffles, and strawberries were […]
“Who can take a sunrise, sprinkle it with dew… The Watermark can!” The staff at The Watermark of Beverly Hills worked hard to create a beautiful charity event for the over 150 professionals in attendance. From homemade truffles and peppermint bark, to chocolate shavings, a dreamy breakfast spread, decadent desserts, and elegant décor, The Watermark staff […]
Thanksgiving is a time of giving back and togetherness. This Thanksgiving at The Watermark, The International Children's Academy decorated and wrote special cards to give to the residents. In addition, they conversed with the residents and assisted with bingo. Later in the week The Watermark celebrated with their annual Thanksgiving Brunch which included a beautiful […]
As spring comes to an end and summer arises, our Clark Street Breakfast Club starts up again. The theme this year is From New York to LA! This gives residents the opportunity to share stories, memories, and compare and contrast The Big Apple and The City of Angels over a nosh.
The Watermark celebrated Mardi Gras at the end of February with a fully decorated parade of purple, gold, and green residents and associates, five amazing Jazz dancers who got all possible participants up and dancing, a Mardi Gras crowning, beads, Mint Juleps, King Cake, and a delicious New Orleans dinner to end the night. It was a wonderful […]
Watermark denizens are displayed in the photos below at our Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Red Carpet Extravaganza! Watermark denizens and associates dressed up and walked down the red carpet, getting their pictures taken by the "paparazzi" as they made their way in to have dessert, champagne, and watch the reveal of the SAG Awards! After viewing all of the […]
As we become more health conscious as a society, our menu offerings at The Watermark at Beverly Hills must be reflective of this shifting change. Residents now have the option of ordering a salad as an entrée instead of the meat and potatoes menus made popular in the 50s and 60s. One of our featured […]
The Watermark doubled down on decadence at our Haunted Mansion Tour and Costume Ball this Halloween. Those who dared, ventured into Jill's Gypsy Wagon, where fortune tellers read futures using tarot cards and their crystal ball! They then visited Annie and Denise in the apothecary and potions lab! Everyone admired the potions and elixirs, and were fearsomely diagnosed by the nurse! They […]
I am excited to have been invited by FoodService Director Magazine to participate in a moderated panel discussion at Techomic’s Foodservice Planning Program Conference in Newport Beach on January 10th. Representing the senior living dining profession before an audience of sales, marketing and customer insights teams from the top 100 foodservice manufacturers, I look forward […]
The Watermark features several of the best chefs who produce the most delicious and visually appealing food around. Today we highlight one of them - Israel Tan! For all whose hearts and minds are most often ruled by your stomachs, a delightful and hearty meal can illuminate the dreariest of days. This is how one […]
Thank you to all of the residents, family members, and staff for celebrating with us at our Annual Summer Polynesian Luau! It was a huge success, featuring delicious Polynesian food, island themed drinks, Polynesian beats and dancers, and beautifully decorated island scenery. Besides a great event for residents to enjoy, many families interested in The Watermark were able to visit […]
For generations, the luau has been a Polynesian feast held in honor of important milestones and special occasions. The tastes, sounds and sights evoke a feeling of warmth, togetherness and appreciation for a culture unlike anything else. At Watermark, youʼll experience this island custom first-hand. Our annual end of summer Luau is at the center of […]
Recently, residents gathered to decorate sugar cookies with our very own Pastry Chef CaraMia Dequina (left) and our Dining Room Manager Evelyn Ynsfran (right). The dining services team wanted to interact with residents outside of the dining room and so they coordinated with Community Life to create an activity that will bridge the two departments. The […]
This past Sunday our resident Rose Berman hosted a Tea Party in the private dining room. Rose invited all the recent new comers to get to know each other while enjoying tea, finger sandwiches, assorted fruit and dessert prepared by our chef, Gloria Felix. Everyone had a lovely time and really enjoyed the event.