Ultimate Chef America by Brookdale Offers Opportunity to Help Victims of Haiti

Jan 20, 2010, 15:59 ET from Brookdale Senior Living

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultimate Chef America by Brookdale invites everyone to join together to support the relief efforts of the American Red Cross in Haiti. Donating is simple at www.brookdaleliving.com.  

"The Brookdale family is deeply saddened by the tragic events in Haiti, and concerned for the plight of the citizens of that island nation. We are supporting relief efforts through the Ultimate Chef America Red Cross Haiti Relief Fund," said Bill Sheriff, chief executive officer of Brookdale. "We encourage your thoughts and prayers for everyone in Haiti, and their extended family and friends."

As a thank you for a contribution, any person who makes a donation of $10 or more will be mailed a "Music of Ultimate Chef America" CD. To ensure receipt of the CD, please be sure to check "yes" on the donation page when asked if you consent to the American Red Cross sharing your name, address and donation amount with Ultimate Chef America.

Ultimate Chef America is a dynamic culinary competition among chefs across the United States for the chance to win the Ultimate Chef America title. The tour kicks off Thursday, Jan. 28 in Phoenix.

In key markets across the country, the Dining Services professionals of Brookdale Senior Living, one of the largest owners and operators of senior living communities, will compete during a two-hour cooking competition focusing on healthy cooking for seniors.

More information about Ultimate Chef America can be found at http://www.ultimatechefamerica.com and http://www.facebook.com/ultimatechefbrookdale

Contact: Holly Botsford, Public Relations Manager, 414-918-5314, hbotsford@brookdaleliving.com

SOURCE Brookdale Senior Living



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