Dished: Gelato Machines and Handmade Desserts in Senior Living

Make no mistake — senior living residents want dessert and The Mather is giving them something to rave about each day.

Meet Mary Teresi, head pastry chef at The Mather, a senior living community located in Evanston, Ill., that prides itself on keeping the menu fresh for residents, especially dessert.

It’s a pretty remarkable thing considering that fewer restaurants are employing pastry chefs and even fewer senior living providers have one at their community full time.

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