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2014 Chef Challenge champ’s winning cuisine now served up at Woodland Terrace Senior Living


CARY- May 23, 2014 – Scallop ceviche marrying jalapeno, blood orange, key lime, and micro cilantro; pan-seared veal tenderloin with a roasted garlic beignet with wild mushroom jus; and bittersweet chocolate mousse topped with a salted caramel sauce, pecan praline and rum-infused whipped cream, might be what’s on the menu at Cary’s finest restaurant. But it’s exactly the kinds of foods that residents could expect to see on the menu at Woodland Terrace. Chef Korey Tibbet at Woodland Terrace, a Kisco Senior Living community in Cary, loves to pursue his passion for food and enjoys bringing his diners along for the culinary ride. 

“I appreciate a non-restaurant setting because I have the flexibility to create really adventurous and delicious cuisine in an unexpected venue. Since I’ve been at Woodland Terrace I’ve always strived to serve our residents food that is just as mouth-watering as any dish they’d eat at a 5-star restaurant,” says Tibbet. 

Tibbet’s enthusiasm has taken him around the country, and he recently had the opportunity to train with the 2014 James Beard Award winner, Best Chef in the South and Top Chef Masters contestant Sue Zemanick. Earlier this year, Korey cooked with Sue for a week at her two eateries in New Orleans, Ivy and Gautreau’s Restaurant. His prowess racked up another accolade when he represented Woodland Terrace in the 2014 fundraiser for Guiding Lights, The Big Easy Gala, and reclaimed the Chef Challenge Silver Spoon Award, which he also won in 2012.