News at Givens Estates

White Water Rafting on the Nantahala

In our Life Plan Community nestled in the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains, we believe in providing unforgettable moments for our residents. That’s why our Life Enrichment Team organized a trip on the Nantahala River to showcase the best of senior living at Givens Estates! The white water rafting excursion was booked with the Nantahala Outdoor … Continued

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Team Member Spotlight: Health Center Chef, Peter Jackson

Born and raised in New York City, Chef Peter Jackson has always been passionate about food. After running a successful delicatessen in New York and earning a Bachelor’s Degree from Curry College in Massachusetts, he settled in North Carolina to further his career in the culinary arts. For a time he worked as the Executive … Continued

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Team Member Spotlight: Production Team Lead, Chef David Breeden

Chef David Breeden is the production team lead for Market + Craft, one of the three dining venues at Givens Estates. He has always enjoyed cooking, inspired by great television chefs such as Emeril Lagasse and Justin Wilson. After graduating with a culinary arts degree from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in 2016, David worked as … Continued

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