Tanglewood Group hires new chef

Travis Bensink

JAMESTOWN — The Tanglewood Group is pleased to announce the addition of a brand new chef, Travis E. Bensink, C.C., to the Tanglewood Manor staff. Bensink brings 10 years of professional cooking experience and over 14 years of leadership experience to the Tanglewood Group family of properties.

Beginning his career cooking at a Walt Disney World resort property, Bensink earned a customer service award through the Disney Traditions management training program, gaining experience as an executive chef with kitchen management and catering.

Most recently, Travis was executive chef at the Chautauqua Institute and Heirloom Restaurant, leading a staff of more than 50, creating regular restaurant menus and managing events and inventory. A seasoned chef who values fresh, seasonal ingredients, he is particularly adept in staff training and leadership.

The Tanglewood Group is proud to welcome Travis and his culinary expertise, and looks forward to his creation of exciting new resident menus that are not only nutritious and delicious, but also beautifully-presented. Nicholas Ferreri, Tanglewood Group’s owner, notes, “As important as taste and quality is, we know that you eat with your eyes as well. Our goal is to provide residents not only with the best product, but with the best food presentation in the industry.”

To learn more about Tanglewood’s addition or to schedule a visit, please call 716-569-3095 or visit tanglewoodmanor.com.