Richard Applegate is the newest member of the Trinity Woods Dining Service Team. Richard comes to Trinity Woods with over 15 years of culinary experience. He has spent his career working in the kitchen in some capacity or another.
“I am passionate about my work and my goal is to make sure that dining at Trinity Woods is the best that it can be.”
His background includes executive chef at a senior living community where he had oversight of all daily operations of the food and dining. Richard has also been featured on the noon Channel 6 cooking segment showcasing his talent and love of food. He has served as the chef for a catering company and a local casino and resort.
“I chose Trinity Woods because I like this type of environment and I have heard great things about this community,” said Richard. “I am looking forward to getting to know everyone and showing them my home style, made from scratch cooking with love.”
Fun Facts about Richard
Born and Raised: Tulsa, Ok
High School: Will Rogers High
Family: Married with three children – a son and two daughters
Interesting Fact: When I’m bored, I like to tie flies for fly fishing
Proudest Accomplishment: Opened a BBQ restaurant in Southern Texas
Wanted to be as a Kid: Pitcher for the Atlanta Braves
One Meal Forever: Steak and potatoes
Friends Describe Him: Very caring and loyal
Favorite Family Recipe: Pork and corn soup
Favorite Movie: Field of Dreams
Favorite Quote: “Grown men can learn from very little children for the hearts of little children are pure.” Black Elk of the Oglala Sioux