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Fox Run chef receives several accolades

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

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: 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

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…

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A Recipe for Sustainable Eating

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

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…

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Case Study: Friendship Village

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…

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Celebrate National Nutrition Month

    By Traci Miller, Sr. Director of Nutrition & Wellness March is National Nutrition Month, which focuses on learning how you can tweak your food and beverage choices to be your healthiest YOU!  Morrison Community Living is committed to promoting the importance of good nutrition—not just to the communities we serve, but also to…

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National Safety Month: Safety Talk

National Safety Month is here and we decided to get the inside scoop from our very own Safety Manager, Kyle Tassone. Since his arrival a year ago, he’s put his own spin on safety as the company’s first Corporate Safety Manager. He’s helped to create an engaging safety environment for associates and is excited about…

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The Season for Inclusion

The holiday season is a perfect time to celebrate diversity and inclusion. We at Morrison Community Living value diversity and want to create a workplace where all employees feel welcomed and valued. And we’re pleased to see how our teams are engaging one another. On our annual associate survey, we saw an 11 percent increase…

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