I made it a point to show the residents at breakfast as I picked it. It was the brightest-colored and most fragrant pesto I have ever made. It’s easy to impress residents when you have tools like this to work with.
Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB)
August 10, 2017
HarborChase of Palm Beach Gardens, a new local assisted living and memory care community, has installed innovative Vertical Gardens in order to produce a genuine farm-to-table dining experience for its residents and guests. Herbs from the garden are used to enhance salads, wraps and freshly-prepared meals. HarborChase of Palm Beach Gardens is managed by Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA), a regional senior living development and management company based in Vero Beach, Florida.
“At HarborChase we believe in a ‘Culture of Hospitality’ and one of our newest focuses is to provide the true farm-to-table experience to our residents and their guests.,” said Gottfried Ernst, Vice President of Hospitality at HRA. “We are partnering with a reputable third party company to service the Vertical Gardens so that our culinary teams always have freshest lettuce and herbs available at their fingertips. The Vertical Gardens exemplify how we are always working hard to create and implement innovative programs that enhance the hospitality experience.”
HRA plans to expand the unique concept into additional communities in the near future. HarborChase of Palm Beach Gardens is the first HRA community to install the Vertical Gardens in its community. The community’s culinary team has begun incorporating the lettuces and herbs into its daily cuisine.
“We harvested all of the basil today and made chicken pesto for dinner,” said Chris Blum, Director of…