Your life. Your community.
Welcome to The Cedars, an award-winning retirement community in Portland, Maine, offering the full continuum of senior living options for every potential stage in your life: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Care. At The Cedars, seniors embrace each day as an opportunity to grow. Our senior living community is designed to help them do just that. So choose to live in a place that gives you every opportunity to live life to the fullest—The Cedars.
John Roy is the Director of Dining Services for The Cedars community. Staff can usually spot him cooking in one of our kitchens, helping staff during service, or talking with residents about their meals and dining preferences. His passion is preparing healthy, delicious meals for our community with the freshest local ingredients.
A graduate of Johnson and Wales College and a recipient of the Cordon Bleu Medal and Who’s Who Award, John has over 30 years in culinary management from educational settings, to hotel and restaurants, corporate environments, healthcare and retirement communities.
John was born and raised in Waterville, Maine and today lives with his wife in Newcastle. He commutes over 50 miles each way daily. He … Read more here.