October 3, 2008
What’s Cooking in Today’s Retirement Communities?
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging:
WHAT: The days of pureed peas and lukewarm meatloaf are long gone. Today's retirement communities offer menu options that make them dining destinations for visitors young and old.Don't believe us? Taste for yourself at American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging's (AAHSA) Annual Meeting & Exposition at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Each day, executive chefs from local retirement communities will race against the clock to create delicious dishes using a secret ingredient on the exhibit hall floor. Area chefs will judge their culinary creations and ultimately decide who will reign supreme as AAHSA's "Iron Chef."
WHERE: Pennsylvania Convention Center Exhibit Hall BC 1101 Arch Street Philadelphia, Pa.19107 WHEN: Exhibition Hours: Monday, Oct. 13, noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, noon to 3:30 p.m. WHO: Participating chefs include: Richard Hoschar Executive Chef Muncy Valley Long Term Care at Susquehanna Health Muncy, Pa. Fred Lee Executive Chef The Lafayette - Redeemer Philadelphia, Pa. William Hockenberry Executive Chef Shenango Presbyterian Senior Care New Wilmington, Pa. Joseph Baj Executive Chef Twining Village Retirement Community Holland, Pa. Kathleen Whiley Executive Chef Friends Village Woodstown, N.J. Adam Grafton Director, Dining Services Dock Woods Community Lansdale, Pa. Evaristo Gustines Executive Chef Asbury Methodist Village Gaithersburg, Md. Jonathan Long Executive Chef Wellington at Hershey's Mill Chester, Pa.
Local sponsors include ARAMARK Senior Living Services, Cura Hospitality, Sodexo Senior Services and Morrison Senior Dining.
The members of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (http://www.aahsa.org/) help millions of individuals and their families every day through mission-driven, not-for-profit organizations dedicated to providing the services that people need, when they need them, in the place they call home. Our 5,300 member organizations, many of which have served their communities for generations, offer the continuum of aging services: adult day services, home health, community services, senior housing, assisted living residences, continuing care retirement communities and nursing homes. AAHSA's commitment is to create the future of aging services through quality people can trust.
American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
Web Site: http://www.aahsa.org/