Passion for Food

Employee Recognition Attracts, Retains Talented People

Recognition ignites staff!  In fact, it’s one of the key drivers to attracting and retaining highly qualified and dedicated people! In a study from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 87% of HR managers agreed that recognition positively affects employee relationships, which are essential to retaining employees. In another study from Globoforce, 89% of …

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So Good! Promotes Seasonal Foods that Guests can Feel Good About!

We believe in DOING Good!  This means that alongside serving healthy, delicious food, we take our responsibility seriously to make a positive impact on our communities and our environment! Take for example our So Good! promotional program which features delicious seed-to-table flavors that are freshly prepared by our team members and enjoyed by our guests!  …

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Indiana Regional Medical Center National Nutrition Month Chicken Plate

CURA CELEBRATES NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH, Recognizes Registered Dietitians, Nutritionists

Cura is proud to celebrate National Nutrition Month (NNM) at our healthcare facilities and hospitals.  Dining teams set aside special days and promote how to eat healthier by featuring BeWell, our program which is designed to bring nutritious food to the table while making the healthy choice the easy choice for all our dining guests!  …

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Celebrating Our People During Black History Month: Meet Chef Jamal!

Meet Chef Jamal Jackson, Executive Chef… Cura Hospitality is proud to have Chef Jamal Jackson as its Executive Chef at Nanticoke Health Services, a TidalHealth hospital. With over 17 years working in culinary, Chef Jamal brings a breadth of experience and perspective to everything he does! Originally inspired to take up cooking by his grandmother, …

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Celebrating Our People During Black History Month: Meet Chef Lance!

Meet Chef Lance Franklin, Corporate Executive Chef… We are proud to have Chef Lance as part of our Cura Hospitality team, where he serves as our Corporate Executive Chef! Throughout his 12-year career, Chef Lance has fully dedicated himself to the culinary world; learning at every step, advocating for nutritional awareness and serving as a …

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Two young chefs preparing food

Cura Combats Labor Shortage with Strategic Partnership

Cura Hospitality’s Culinary Director at Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Ryan Sonson is thinking out of the box to help offset staffing shortages. Chef Ryan, who oversees culinary innovation at all AHN hospitals throughout Western Pennsylvania, has forged a new strategic partnership with Community Kitchen Pittsburgh, a non-profit organization that provides culinary training and opens career pathways to …

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Chef Dennis Rivera plating dishes

Cura’s Award Winning 2021 Recipe Trends for Acute Care

From coronavirus variants to supply chain issues, and the ability to serve our guests in person, dining service operations saw a host of new challenges and more importantly, achievements in 2021! The food trends of this year are, like any year, were reflective of how Cura teams have innovated and created award-winning recipes within the …

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