Made From Scratch Foods

Not many people would argue with the idea that the foods we eat effect our health. Where the differences of opinion come in is about which foods are good, which are bad, and which are just plain ugly. It doesn’t help that the experts seem to alter their opinions...

Developing your Kitchen Staff

Keeping our kitchens well-staffed is one of our biggest challenges. While steady work and early evenings – relative to a typical restaurant or hotel – are practical advantages to working in a senior-living kitchen, it’s often not enough to lure the best workers to our...

Soup Basics

One of the greatest pleasures of being in the food business is knowing that what we provide often ends up being the best part of another person’s day. This is even more true in our chosen niche, senior-living. Certainly, the nursing staff, housekeeping, event staff,...

Improving Prep Work

Every day more communities are making a commitment to improve the quality and variety of the food they serve their residents. This process may include making a number of changes to basic operations. Menus, recipes, ingredients, equipment, staff, systems and...