DALY CITY, Calif.--()--Senior Resource Group, LLC, (SRG) an award-winning leader in the retirement living industry, today announced that Elliot Borden has been named executive chef of the Bay Area senior living community, Peninsula Del Rey. He will oversee all of the food and beverage responsibilities for the community’s exclusive restaurant, The Crown Room.
“All of the culinary benefits of Northern California, including fresh seasonal produce from the Napa and Salinas Valleys, Pacific Ocean Dungeness Crab and Central Valley grass-fed beef, will help me take what I learn from these conversations to create unique signature dishes on a daily basis.”
“Chef Borden joins the culinary staff with a sophisticated skill-set that includes fine dining and high volume service,” said Brian McCague, regional director of operations for SRG. “His 15 years of culinary expertise and wealth of knowledge of the food industry make an ideal pairing with SRG’s focus on selecting the finest and freshest ingredients, applying innovative techniques and first-class presentation for our residents.”
The Crown Room’s culinary team ensures that residents’ daily dining experience is on par with top-quality restaurants, offering more than 30 menu options from which to choose, including signature entrees, daily specials, and a variety of healthy-casual offerings.
“I enjoy engaging residents in conversations about food so I can better understand what makes them happy,” said Chef Boren. “All of the culinary benefits of Northern California, including fresh seasonal produce from the Napa and Salinas Valleys, Pacific Ocean Dungeness Crab and Central Valley grass-fed beef, will help me take what I learn from these conversations to create unique signature dishes on a daily basis.”
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Chef Borden has worked alongside some of the most prestigious chefs in the world, including Bobby Flay and Michael Mina, and participated in The Annual Masters of Food and Wine event in Carmel, CA.
Prior to joining Peninsula Del Rey, Chef Borden served as sous chef at the Sequoias, an upscale San Francisco senior living community, where he oversaw all menus, buffets, and banquets for 350 residents, supervised a 20- person kitchen staff and was named “employee of the year” in 2010. Previously, he was the sous chef at Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa in Monterey, CA, where he lead menu development and the day-to-day kitchen operations for The Duck Club Grill and Schooner’s Bistro.
Located in the heart of the Peninsula, the community’s Daly City address offers convenient access to highway 280 and 101. Peninsula Del Rey is a five-story community featuring 208 units consisting of studios, one- and two-bedroom residences. Each is spacious and light-filled offering a fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer, private patio or balcony, underground parking, abundant storage, and a professional staff available 24 hours a day. In addition to expansive, landscaped courtyards with a heated spa, Peninsula Del Rey provides a wide range of social, cultural and recreational programs and activities. Located in the heart of the Peninsula, the community’s Daly City address also offers residents and families convenient access to highway 280 and 101.
About Senior Resource Group
Senior Resource Group, LLC (SRG) has been a leader in providing distinctive retirement living since 1988. SRG develops, owns and operates independent living, assisted living and Alzheimer's/dementia care communities throughout the U.S. For more than 20 years, the company has championed the development and management of niche communities that provide older adults with service-enriched and supportive living environments. Senior Resource Group is the only nationwide provider to achieve company-wide CARF accreditation for its assisted living communities. SRG’s corporate headquarters is in Solana Beach, Calif., and its communities are found in Arizona, California, Florida and Oregon. www.srgseniorliving.com