Saturday, September 24, 2016

Four Steps to a Great Theme Meal

Riderwood Theme Meal #1:

Four Steps to a Great Theme Meal

  1. Great Theme:   Chinese Luncheon
  2. Great Planning: Our Marketing Plan includes posters, table touches, & an in-house video
  3. Great Recipes: Some existing recipes along with a few new ones
  4. Great Teachers: Erickson’s Riderwood management Team

Paula Karamihas and Ysabel Montemayor have preparations under way for the first theme meal for the 2016-2017 class. The luncheon will be on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Riderwood Village and will include delicious items like Hoisin Glazed Pork Spare Ribs, Lemon Pepper Tempura Shrimp and Mango-Ginger Pudding.
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Interns work closely with Windsor Manager Scott Monfils to test new recipes.

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Theme meal preparation means LOTS of Hard Work, FOCUS, and Persistence: When the Going gets tough – the Interns get going!

One Marketing Poster:

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There is great anticipation for the big day!  Between 80-120 residents and guests are expected to attend the first UMD theme meal of the year.


  1. Great "cheesy" video that I think your Riderwood Continuing Care Community will enjoy

  2. PS - huge success - 187 residents and guests came to this event - a new record!