The Morrison Way 2018-01-28T20:20:40-05:00

Women in Culinary Who Inspire Us

With hard work and perseverance, these women are serving as leaders in the kitchen and shaking up the culinary scene. They’re showing the world what they’re capable of and helping pave the way for others. In what has traditionally been a male-dominated industry, these women are finding a recipe for success in professional kitchens by exerting influence and applying their unique creativity and style to the art of cooking. Here are 3 inspirational stories of [...]

September 18th, 2019|0 Comments

A Recipe for Sustainable Eating

It is extremely important to be cognizant of ways to reduce food waste in our kitchens. By incorporating portions of ingredients that typically get thrown out or unused, we can drive change when it comes to waste reduction. Our chefs are empowered to operate as business owners or intraprenuers. This mindset allows them to think and act as if they owned the establishment and paid the bills. In turn, this sparks innovation on how to [...]

August 6th, 2019|0 Comments


A diverse hospitality workforce is brought together by a program that encourages recognition and relationships, driving better engagement, retention and satisfaction.  Taking Teamwork to New Levels Cantata is a nonprofit senior living community helping individuals to live their best lives as they age. Based in Illinois, their successful campus services include independent living, assisted living and enhanced, long-term care. When Stephen Manno came on board as Morrison Community Living’s on-site General Manager of Hospitality in 2017, [...]

June 10th, 2019|0 Comments

Case Study: Friendship Village

DATA-DRIVEN DINING TRANSFORMATION YIELDS SIGNIFICANT RESULTS Data, analytics and insights from Morrison Community Living drove transformation, branding and programming for Friendship Village dining venues. Morrison’s findings and resulting actions are increasing revenue, improving resident satisfaction and boosting occupancy. “We pushed the envelope by building a restaurant in a senior living community that can be open to the public.” Phillip Dopson, Vice President of Design and Retail A Bold, First Step  With its resident-centric philosophy, [...]

May 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Driving Toward A Zero-Waste Zone: An Interview With Andrea Woods

As part of the world’s largest contract foodservice company that serves over 10 million meals each and every day, Morrison Community Living is on a mission to raise awareness of the massive food waste issue and also provide solutions to reduce it. Collectively as an organization, we can make an enormous impact by changing our processes, collaborating with our partners, and educating the masses. However, big things start small, and individuals who have set [...]

April 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Celebrate National Nutrition Month

By Traci Miller, Sr. Director of Nutrition & Wellness March is National Nutrition Month, which focuses on learning how you can tweak your food and beverage choices to be your healthiest YOU!  Morrison Community Living is committed to promoting the importance of good nutrition—not just to the communities we serve, but also to guests and colleagues as well. Morrison is joining Compass Group in exploring different flavors to increase enjoyment of healthy foods through [...]

March 11th, 2019|0 Comments