Director of Hospitality and Dining
Darin Leonardson is Golden Living’s new Director of Hospitality
and Dining. In this newly-created, dynamic role, Darin brings his
flair for flavor and freshness to Golden LivingCenters across the
Food is important to everyone; it’s part of our culture,
socialization and a way of showing love to others. Darin joined the
Golden Living team to enhance the dining experience for our
patients and residents everywhere.
We believe that dining at a Golden LivingCenter should be much like
dining at a hotel, restaurant or other hospitality setting –
appetizing, delicious and all-around enjoyable. As a professional
chef with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality market,
Darin is transforming the dining experience at Golden Living. By
combining exciting flavors with wholesome nutrition, he’s sharing
his love of good food with thousands of patients and residents
Before joining the company, Darin was with One Eighty, where he was
the Corporate Food and Beverage Manager for 38 Leisure Care
properties around the world. Prior to that, he was Executive Chef
at The Bellettini, a Leisure Care property in Bellevue, Wash. Darin
has also worked for Google as General Manager and Executive Chef
and as an executive chef for a variety of restaurants.
We invite you to visit one a Golden LivingCenter near you to
experience Chef Darin’s newest creations. Bon appétit!