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Chris Snyder: Culinary Service Director

We are pleased to introduce you to a member of our Paradise Village team, Chris Snyder. Take a moment to get to know this terrific team member . . .

Why do you like working with seniors and their families?

I am very excited to join such a fantastic passionate team at Paradise Village committed to enhancing the resident’s lives. I want to share my passion and experience to the residents and their families. I find it extremely rewarding working with seniors and preparing great food for the residents to enjoy together. Being able to watch the residents smile, laugh and come together with great tasting food, I find very rewarding.

Describe your work history:

I have always had a passion for working in the culinary industry; I have learned and gained so much experience over the past 13 years. I want to pass down my knowledge and experience to the residents of Paradise Village, and continue to learn and grow.

When do you most feel alive?

I feel most alive when cooking food for close friends and family to enjoy. Being able to create and cook food that makes people happy and come together.

What could you not live without?

My beautiful lovely wife, Rachel Snyder.

What does our mission statement mean to you?

Come to work with passion each and every day while working hard to enhancing the lives of the residents at Paradise Village. Watching the residents smile, laugh and come together with great tasting food.

What do you do in your free time?

Spend time with family, walking our dog Buddy, working out, cooking, hiking, hanging out at the beach.

What is the best part of your work day?

Watching the residents enjoy a great meal. Teaching the team cooking proper cooking techniques to prepare great tasting food.

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Tell us about your family:

My wife Rachel and I grew up in Southern California. We moved to San Diego together 5 years ago. We have a family dog, we enjoy spending time together eating, laughing, and enjoying life.

If you would like to give him a call today, he can be reached on his direct line at (661) 886-1773 or CSnyder@liveatparadise.com

Living in Paradise:

"It is difficult to explain Paradise Village because everything is done so well… The entire staff is compassionate and caring under all circumstance. The emphasis on wellness is reflected in everything the facility provides and oversees."
- Marian, Resident

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