LOOK WHAT'S COOKING AT STONEGATES!

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Whether a casual meal or a special occasion, Stonegates offers a fresh focus on
flavorful, comforting, enticing food made with the finest ingredients.

Meet Daragh Matheson, Executive Chef and
Director of Culinary Operations at Stonegates

Chef Daragh (pronounced Dara) has a most impressive background. He was born in Dublin, Ireland and began professionally cooking at the age of 15. He has travelled extensively to Germany, Australia, UK, Spain, France, Italy, Benelux (Holland, Belgium, Luxemburg), Switzerland, Thailand, Singapore, Portugal, Mexico, Greece, and Australia, among others. He is widely recognized as a culinary talent.

He moved to California in 2004 and was responsible for the opening of 9 properties, starting at $2MM restaurants and $18MM wineries. He received award recognition in 2016 and 2017 for the “Best Restaurant in a Winery”, from USA Today 10 Best”. In conjunction with operating numerous venues, he taught at the Art Institute achieving his CEC (Certified Executive Chef) and CCE (Certified Culinary Educator) Certifications and a bachelor’s degree. He is currently working towards his MBA and has applied for his Certified Master Chef by the ACF (American Culinary Federation). There are only 75 Master Chefs in the United States. Chef Daragh is also a Certified Court of Master Sommelier Level 1, WSET Level 2. He lives in Philadelphia with the love of his life, Michelle, also a Sommelier.

Daragh is delighting the residents of Stonegates with his exquisite dishes served with an international flavor and unique charisma which he acquired over years of traveling the globe. With over 30 years of diversified experience and training, Daragh is no stranger to food innovation. His secret ingredient is his ability to transfer his passion for food and the culinary arts into inspiration for his entire culinary team at Stonegates. Daragh and his culinary team work together to create the healthy, fine-dining experience the residents at Stonegates deserve. He hopes to continue to highlight the importance of using the finest ingredients, not only for the quality of the food, but for their health benefits as well.

Daragh’s impressive talents and award-winning background align with Stonegates’ perfectly, which is why this pairing is sure to quench the appetites of anyone living at Stonegates!

Check out "The Bistro" (Casual and quick dining Parisian style!)

Stonegates Retirement Community, 4031 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE 19807-2047

Tel: (302) 658-6200 | Fax: (302) 658-1510

© Copyright 2024 Greenville Retirement Community, LLC. All rights reserved.

 

Stonegates Retirement Community, 4031 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE 19807-2047

Tel: (302) 658-6200 | Fax: (302) 658-1510

© Copyright 2024 Greenville Retirement Community, LLC. All rights reserved.

 

Stonegates Retirement Community, 4031 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE 19807-2047

Tel: (302) 658-6200 | Fax: (302) 658-1510

© Copyright 2024 Greenville Retirement Community, LLC. All rights reserved.

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