The Summit at Brighton to Host Industry Baking Competition

(May 5, 2023 – ROCHESTER, NY) On Tuesday, May 9, Jewish Senior Life’s independent living community, The Summit at Brighton, will compete with other Greater Rochester Partnership for the Elderly (GRAPE) members as the host of Not Your Mother’s Bake-off. Jewish Senior Life is 1 of 9 communities participating in the contest, including: Baywinde, Episcopal Senior Life, Heather Heights, Heathwood, Legacy at Parklands, Villages at Unity, Westwood Commons, and Woodcrest Commons.

“Residents want to have a restaurant-style experience when they are considering a move to a senior living community,” says Gene Trotta, Executive Director of Dining Services at Jewish Senior Life. He continues, “Having a friendly competition like this allows us an opportunity to see what our peers are offering and also learn from one another. All of us can benefit, continue to level up, and provide our seniors the high-quality dining they expect and deserve.”

Culinary teams will compete in three categories: Best Presentation, Best Creativity, and Best Taste. Each category will be judged by GRAPE members and respective winners will each receive a $100 prize. Tasting and judging will take place 2-3 p.m. followed by networking until 4 p.m. This event is $15 per person and limited to GRAPE members. The Summit at Brighton is located at 2000 Summit Circle Drive in Rochester.

For more information or media inquiries, please contact Stacey Rowe at 585.784.6369.

About Jewish Senior Life:

Serving people of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds, Jewish Senior Life is Rochester’s only Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). Guided by the values of honoring family and aging in place, Jewish Senior Life offers all levels of care on a single campus, from independent living to skilled nursing care, along with a variety of programs and services for people living outside its campus. Jewish Senior Life has CARF International accreditation for high quality and customer satisfaction, and has been certified as a Great Place to Work® since 2020. Its affiliate, the Jewish Home, has been recognized as a Newsweek Best Nursing Homes 2023 and U.S. News & World Report Best Nursing Home for Long Term Care and Short-Term Rehabilitation 2022-2023. For more information, visit www.jewishseniorlife.org or www.facebook.com/jewishseniorlife.

About Greater Rochester Area Partnership for the Elderly (GRAPE):

GRAPE is a not-for-profit membership organization and membership consists of professionals, volunteers, students, and other interested persons who serve the older adult population in the Greater Rochester area and aspire to improve the quality of services for them.

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