Having spent nearly two years as executive chef of Biltmore Estate, Damien Cavicchi was pretty sure he knew how to make cornbread. He’d perfected a mountain-style preparation that involved bacon and a cast-iron pan.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (July 31, 2017)— Senior living communities are rarely lauded for their dining programs but with a resident-focused, chef-driven approach to dining, thoughtfully planned menus and a hospitality-minded vision led by Chef Damien Cavicchi, Blake Management Group (BMG) has brought a fine dining experience to South Carolina’s senior housing industry. This vanguard dining program […]
One of my favorite quotes is from cookbook author, Elizabeth David: “Summer cooking implies a sense of immediacy, the capacity to capture the essence of a fleeting moment.” The summer months, to me, mean vegetables, fruits, backyard herb gardens, charcoal grilling, the farmers’ market- and making the time to slow down with family. We thrive […]
Chef Damien Cavicchi incorporates dietary science into seniors’ culinary program
LAFAYETTE, LA (March 21, 2016) – Gregory Doucet, former executive chef of Jolie’s Louisiana Bistro has joined the team at The Blake as their new Executive Chef. Set to open later this spring. The Blake at Lafayette is poised to offer a new option in senior living for the Lafayette community that will extend to their dining services, as well.
We all come together around the table during the holidays, and the Blake, the holiday season is a special time to bring cheer to our residents through food and dining experiences.