CARY, NC, February 26, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- SearStone, North Carolina's newest continuing care retirement community, has hired Stephen Moravick as its first executive chef. With more than 20 years of hands-on experience as a line cook, sous chef and chef, Moravick will oversee all kitchen operations for the community including daily meals and special events.
Chef Moravick most recently served for three years as executive chef at retirement community The Cedars of Chapel Hill. Prior to that, he served in such prestigious roles as executive chef at the North Carolina Executive Mansion and for seven years in various positions at the Ritz Carlton on Amelia Island, Fla.
He has also served as guest chef at the Pinehurst Country Club Food and Wine Festival and various local fundraisers, and as a guest judge at numerous culinary competitions throughout North Carolina.
Chef Moravick earned an Associate of Science degree in culinary management from Florida State College at Jacksonville. In his spare time, he enjoys running and the outdoors.
"We are extremely fortunate to have someone as experienced and well-regarded as Chef Moravick with us," said Chris Romick, SearStone executive director. "He has played a big part in assembling our dining staff, and the residents are already raving about his dishes."
SearStone has sold more than 90 percent of its 169 units. A variety of home sites and styles are still available but are moving fast.
For more information about SearStone, visit http://www.searstone.com or call 1-866-843-7534. Visit SearStone's Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/SearStoneRetirementCommunity or follow @SearStone on Twitter.
SearStone is a continuing care retirement community located at the southeast corner of High House Road and Davis Drive in Cary. The community is not-for-profit and offers several different home styles for independent residents 62 years and older. SearStone gives residents exclusive access to long-term-care services such as home health care, assisted living and nursing care. SearStone has been mentioned in numerous national publications such as The New York Times and is currently accepting deposits for membership. For more information, visit http://www.searstone.com, call 1-866-843-7534 or attend one of our events.
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