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New Vision for Culinary Excellence

Quality Culinary Solutions

Difference

After witnessing firsthand the impact that a vibrant hospitality service can have on organizational culture and guest satisfaction, we decided to offer our decades of culinary experience to a variety of care facilities. We partner with senior living facilities interested in improving their financial health and overall culinary experience with a self-operating focus.

Since we first started in senior care food services in 1984, we’ve been working to break the traditional mold for dining service experiences and food quality. We know the factors that drive guest satisfaction and we collaborate with you to formulate a comprehensive roadmap that we implement together.

Rich has been directly responsible for the planning, preparation, and serving of 18,000 daily meals for 6,000 guests, and developed a respect for the independent spirit of each community. We know the importance of culinary autonomy to create menus that reflect local tastes, but we also recognize that the “figure it out on your own” method can often come at the expense of local budgets or quality. We leverage industry relationships and knowledge to bring value in every conversation with our clients.

OUR

clients

• Long-Term Care
• Assisted Living
• Independent Living
• Acute Care
• Post-Acute Care

OUR

programs

• Financial
• Culinary Production & Hospitality
• Comprehensive guest satisfaction roadmaps
• Training Workshops

OUR

services

• Culinary Vision
• Quality Improvement
• Cultivate Talent
• Inspire Teams
• Operational Excellence
• Guest Satisfaction

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OUR TEAM

Rich Daehn CDM, BSM, MBA

Rich is an executive culinary leader with a 30-year track record of proven success in directing all aspects of food, beverage, and nutrition service operations oversight in senior living facilities. Long seen as an innovator in healthcare and senior care culinary experience, Rich is uniquely positioned to provide strategic support for culinary operations to healthcare networks, independent facilities, and management teams around the country.

Advisory Board

Quality Culinary Solutions, LLC has formed an advisory board of highly regarded individuals to assist in next stage development for senior care community culinary experiences. These individuals include some of the leading thinkers, voices, and connectors in senior care today.

CULINARY VISION. QUALITY IMPROVEMENT. OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE.

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