Chef Julia Soya To Drive Tapestry Wickliffe Senior Living All-Day Dining Concept
CLEVELAND–Tapestry Wickliffe Senior Living, specializing in assisted living and memory care services, offers open dining throughout the day at three venues within the community and has employed Chef Julia Soya to oversee the culinary programming.
Chef Soya brings over 13 years of top-notch culinary experience to Tapestry Wickliffe, having worked in positions including Sous Chef for Chef John Besh in New Orleans; Director of Pastry Programming at the International Culinary Arts and Sciences in Chesterland, Ohio, directed by Cleveland’s own Loretta Paganini; and Executive Chef at the Cellar in New Orleans. Chef Soya understands what it takes to keep a dining program running smoothly and to provide the supreme customer service expected at Tapestry Wickliffe.
“We at Tapestry Wickliffe feel honored to have Chef Soya representing our kitchen and cooking for our residents,” said Emily Thornton, Director of Sales and Marketing. “She possesses an incredible mixture of skill, education, and foresight. Our residents and family members have been so pleased with the combinations and distinctiveness of Chef Soya’s menus.”
Chef Soya holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree with an emphasis on culinary arts. In addition to her education and experience, she has been active in the community, providing healthy cooking demonstrations for residents and family members, off site demonstrations for area seniors and helping to generate exceptional dietary plans for current residents.
“I’m looking forward to this chapter in my culinary journey,” said Soya. “I’m happy to have the opportunity to cook for our area seniors. I’m thrilled about the opportunity to meet our new residents as they come to stay with us and help make their dining experience truly enjoyable.”
Tapestry Wickliffe has an ever-changing seasonal menu and offers house-prepared specialties such as pizzas, pastas, meat, poultry, and seafood, as well as vegetarian and vegan options.
The multi-million-dollar, 116,900-square-foot Assisted Living and Memory Care community opened its doors in December 2018 and features a fully-staffed café, choice of restaurant-style dining with three different locations, outdoor seating, movie theater, modern residences with floor-to-ceiling windows, and an indoor play area for children.