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Takeout and delivery innovations abound at Brethren Village Retirement Community

When COVID-19 forced the foodservice team to make some changes, they quickly crafted experiences that could rival dining in.

Along with chef-inspired meals, restaurants and dining rooms on senior-living campuses provide valuable socialization time. When the foodservice staff at Brethren Village had to pivot to takeout and delivery, they quickly created experiences that could rival dining in. Innovative menus and packaging, themed pop-ups, videos and more kept residents engaged and well-fed. Listen as Brethren Village General Manager Rick Chambers shares some of those creative ideas.

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