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Adding Elegance to the Dining Experience at Covia Communities

By MLCommunications |

At Morrison Living, we believe it’s all about living, not aging. For many of our communities and their residents, good living may mean sharing a glass of wine with friends around the fireplace, during a happy hour or over dinner. A Customized Solution Benefiting Residents and the Covia Brand Across the country, more and more…

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Compass Group USA is Leading the Way – 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility

By MLCommunications |

Source: Compass Group USA Part of ensuring that we’re exponentially growing, is to address new and heightened challenges- and at Compass Group USA, we do just that. The recently released 2019 CSR Report showcases all of the expansive and monumental achievements we’ve made in the past year. A few key stories, which are featured in…

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Fox Run Chef Receives Several Accolades

By MLCommunications |

Source: Orchard Park Bee Fox Run at Orchard Park’s Executive Chef Lisa Sanders recently received national recognition as a top chef in the senior living industry. Compass Group, the parent company of Morrison Living and the world’s leading food-service company, awarded Sanders first place in the Women in Culinary Competition. She was also named a…

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Morrison Living Adopts New Name To Go With Shifting Hospitality Approach

By MLCommunications |

Source: McKnight’s Long-Term Care News Morrison Living, formerly known as Morrison Community Living, has rebranded itself as it reorganizes the way it approaches senior and healthcare dining experiences. “We will be seeing an influx of aging baby boomers that are making new decisions about where they want to spend their retirement years,” said Barbara Conn,…

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How Residents Are Changing Standards to Be More Transparent and Authentic

By MLCommunications |

By: Adam Grafton, Senior Corporate Executive Chef With over 20 years of experience as a chef in senior living, I’ve seen the expectation and desires of residents change dramatically. I remember the days where seniors wanted simple foods, with the focus on flavor and temperature. Over the years, this has shifted with generations and we’re…

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Women in Culinary Who Inspire Us

By MLCommunications |

With hard work and perseverance, these women are serving as leaders in the kitchen and shaking up the culinary scene. They’re showing the world what they’re capable of and helping pave the way for others. In what has traditionally been a male-dominated industry, these women are finding a recipe for success in professional kitchens by…

Sustainable Eating

A Recipe for Sustainable Eating

By MLCommunications |

It is extremely important to be cognizant of ways to reduce food waste in our kitchens. By incorporating portions of ingredients that typically get thrown out or unused, we can drive change when it comes to waste reduction. Our chefs are empowered to operate as business owners or intraprenuers. This mindset allows them to think…

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Creative Recognition Program Improves Community Culture

By David Struve |

A diverse hospitality workforce is brought together by a program that encourages recognition and relationships, driving better engagement, retention and satisfaction.  Taking Teamwork to New Levels Cantata is a nonprofit senior living community helping individuals to live their best lives as they age. Based in Illinois, their successful campus services include independent living, assisted living and…

Friendship Village

Case Study: Friendship Village

By David Struve |

DATA-DRIVEN DINING TRANSFORMATION YIELDS SIGNIFICANT RESULTS Data, analytics and insights from Morrison Community Living drove transformation, branding and programming for Friendship Village dining venues. Morrison’s findings and resulting actions are increasing revenue, improving resident satisfaction and boosting occupancy. “We pushed the envelope by building a restaurant in a senior living community that can be open…

Andrea Woods, VP Zero Waste

Driving Toward A Zero-Waste Zone: An Interview With Andrea Woods

By MLCommunications |

As part of the world’s largest contract foodservice company that serves over 10 million meals each and every day, Morrison Community Living is on a mission to raise awareness of the massive food waste issue and also provide solutions to reduce it. Collectively as an organization, we can make an enormous impact by changing our…