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Capital Manor Chef Advances to National Chef of the Year Competition

We are thrilled to announce that Chef Matthew Eichstaedt from Capital Manor has been selected as one of the top five national finalists in the prestigious LCS Chef of The Year competition. This highly anticipated event recognizes and celebrates the exceptional culinary talent within senior living communities owned and managed by Life Care Services.

Chef Matt is preparing to embark on a thrilling three-round, “chopped-style” cook-off in front of a live audience. Adding to the excitement, celebrity chef Christian Gill will be among the esteemed judges. Chef Gill’s culinary prowess is widely recognized, with numerous competition victories and captivating appearances on shows like Beat Bobby Flay, Guy’s Grocery Games: Summer Games, and Netflix’s Snack vs Chef. His expertise in spices, flavor combinations, and culinary innovation, as evidenced by his collaboration with Spiceology, further amplifies his remarkable skills.

The stage is set at the Sysco Headquarters in Houston, Texas, for this exhilarating clash of culinary talents. As the competition intensifies, the top two chefs will advance to the final round, where they will vie for the prestigious title of 2024 LCS Chef of the Year and the grand prize of $10,000.

Chef Matt brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the competition. Renowned for exceptional skills and boundless creativity in the kitchen, He has played a pivotal role in the culinary team, consistently delivering exceptional dining experiences for residents. Their dedication to culinary excellence has earned well-deserved recognition, making them an invaluable asset to Capital Manor. With a diverse repertoire of specialty dishes and a passion for innovation, Chef Matt has truly elevated the dining experience for residents.

The Chef of The Year competition promises to be a thrilling event, showcasing the exceptional talent and ingenuity of chefs within the senior living community. We extend our warmest congratulations to Chef Matt for this remarkable achievement, and we eagerly await the exciting cook-off on July 31st.

Best of luck, Chef Matt! The entire community stands behind you, cheering you on as you demonstrate your culinary prowess on the national stage.