News at Givens Estates

Team Member Spotlight: Executive Sous Chef, David Sparacino

Chef David Sparacino, an Executive Sous Chef at Givens Estates, found his culinary passion at a young age. Chef Sparacino grew up in a big, Italian family of restauranteurs. He fondly remembers Sunday dinners centered around fresh bread and pasta along with late nights working in his father’s restaurant. Chef Sparacino started his formal education … Continued

Learn More

Doug Cooper Shares Recipe from His Kitchen to Yours

Our pastries are hands-down the most delectable, and a big debt of gratitude goes to our culinary team for their inspiring work with dough, glaze, batter, icing, and more! In addition to creating scrumptious desserts for residents with discerning palates, our chefs work to provide sweets to those with food sensitivities. Doug Cooper has been … Continued

Learn More

Join Us in Supporting Ukrainian Refugees

To Our Family & Friends, There is an opportunity to respond locally to the crisis related to the war in Ukraine. It is estimated that more than 7 million Ukrainians have been displaced, meaning that nearly one out of four have been forced from their homes. A week ago, the members of the Asheville’s Church … Continued

Learn More

Quilting is Creating with Love

A special resident post by Joanie McGee, Co-chair of Luv 2 Quilt at Givens Estates I recently read an article in the Smoky Mountain Living magazine that showcased the “powerful economic force” that quilting brings to Asheville while celebrating the Southern Appalachian heritage of our foremothers! Quilters come from all over for classes, retreats, and … Continued

Learn More