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Betty Dean, Atria Sugar Land Resident

Wash Day Peach Cobbler Recipe | The Atria Kitchen


Posted on March 11, 2014 by Taylor Rhea


When I was a child, Monday was wash day and the laundry was done in our back yard. The laundry equipment consisted of a large black pot over a bed of fire to heat the water, a broomstick to stir the dirty clothes, lye soap and two galvanized washtubs filled with water for rinsing the clothes. It was a sunup-to-sundown chore, leaving no time to make a complicated dessert. This recipe is quick and easy. The fragrance of it baking lingers in my memory. (more…)


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Chef Kerry Sheron

Serving Others First


Posted on February 18, 2014 by Alex Wallace


Kerry Sheron has served as a chef at Atria Encinitas in California for the past 27 years, and he loves all of the residents for whom he has the privilege to cook. His dedication extends far beyond Atria Encinitas – he’s filled in for kitchen duty in 18 different Atria communities when they needed help. Thanks for sharing your story with us, and thank you for sharing your delicious spaghetti bolognese recipe below! (more…)


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New Atria Recipe: Pear and Avocado Salad


Posted on January 20, 2014 by Connie Dow


At Atria, we pride ourselves in providing high-quality service and ingredients in every dining experience at our communities. In fact, we serve locally sourced ingredients and prepare many of our dishes from scratch.

We’d like to share some of our freshest recipes that you can make right at home! Try this delicious pear and avocado salad from Atria Grass Valley – only 240 calories!

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Resident Enjoying Her Meal

The Menu


Posted on November 27, 2013 by Taylor Rhea


In any fine dining establishment, quality drives every decision – menu development, flavor profile, china and silver selection, and service philosophy.

Our residents are accustomed to the best dining opportunities the world has to offer, so why should their experience at Atria be any different? (more…)


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Culinary Excellence: “It’s Atria-licious”


Posted on October 30, 2013 by Atria Senior Living


Yum! Our experienced chefs offer fresh, made-from-scratch selections that reflect traditional and local tastes, promising culinary excellence. We change our featured dishes with the seasons to ensure the freshest ingredients. Special dietary needs – including no-added-sodium or no-concentrated-sweets options – are easily accommodated. (more…)


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