Travanse Living at Wheaton, an Integral Senior Living community west of Chicago, has named Jerry De La Torre director of culinary services.
Torre's responsibilities include operation of Travanse Living at Wheaton's Elevate® culinary experience. Elevate® is an innovative program that goes beyond the traditional culinary experience by bringing a fresh, new vision to the lifestyle Integral Senior Living provides to residents each day. His day-to-day responsibilities include creating the menu, conducting kitchen inventory and ordering products, as well as hiring, managing and training all of the kitchen staff.
Prior to joining Travanse Living at Wheaton, Torre served as food service director at HCR ManorCare Health Services. He has spent most of his career abroad holding multiple positions in restaurants and catering services and served as a culinary instructor.