A Generous Serving of Fun

March 2009
FoodService Director;3/15/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the initiatives launched by Ridgecrest Restaurant at 430-resident Riverwoods Campus in Northeast Pennsylvania to bring a little excitement to the dining experience. Residents have grown fond of new elaborate theme buffets and menu word searches under the direction of Gary Verruni. He said that the prime rib and seafood buffet, which is done the second Friday of each month, is one the most popular buffets.


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