Enlivant’s Chef Recipe Contest Winners Announced!

Posted by Enlivant support center on March 4, 2019

The mouth-watering results from our annual Chef Recipe Contest are in! Each year, we ask chefs and wannabe chefs from across our communities to submit their favorite recipes. Our judges take on the difficult task of selecting just nine winners across nine different categories, among the many enticing dishes submitted. These winning recipes will be featured on our Spring/Summer menus for all our residents to enjoy!

Congratulations to the following winners:

Slow & Low Ribs
Steven Taylor, Chef at Bell Gardens Place in Hillsboro, OH  

Creamed Spinach
Lisa Gavazzoni, Assistant Chef at Elkhart Place in Elkhart, IN

Cheese Tortellini Salad
Angel Lyles, Regional Nurse of the Pennsylvania Region

Ham & Potato Soup
Susan Finger, Assistant Chef at Lindsay Place in Pennsville, NJ

Regional Favorite:
Tater Tot Casserole
Jeffrey Hansen, Chef at Garnet Place in Garden City, ID

Fun Food:
Ham Strata
Diane Meade, Chef at DeWolfe Place in Marion, OH

Pork Loin with Plum Sauce
Shad Hord, Chef at Conner Place in Canyon, TX

Cuban Black Beans & Yellow Rice
Stephanie Mahan, Executive Director at Miller Farm Place in Dayton, OH

Creamy Strawberry Delight
Kay Clayton, Chef at Floyd Place in Sergeant Bluff, IA


We will be featuring each chef and their recipe over the next month, so check back in for some meal-time inspiration!