Friendship, a local leader in senior living and rehabilitation, has announced the appointment of Amanda Joines as director of dining services at Salem Terrace at Harrogate. Salem Terrace at Harrogate is a retirement community managed by Friendship, and is located in Salem.
“Amanda has numerous strengths that really stand out,” said Luke Campbell, Friendship’s executive director of dining services. “As a certified executive chef, she’s thrilled to be working once again in a retirement community setting.”
Born and raised in Wakeman, Ohio, Joines recently moved to the Roanoke Valley from Wilkesboro, North Carolina in September 2020. After serving in the United States Air Force as a munitions systems specialist from 2001 to 2007, Joines moved to North Carolina to pursue her passion for food and serving others, and began studying culinary arts at Johnson & Wales University in 2013.
Joines earned her degree in culinary arts from Johnson & Wales University in 2016 and a Bachelor of Arts in entrepreneurship from Ashford University the same year. Prior to, she had also earned her a Bachelor of Arts in service management, specializing in restaurant management and hospitality management in 2013 from Ashford University.
“I am excited to serve with this team,” said Joines. “Salem Terrace is a beautiful community and the genuine care and concern the staff has for the residents is very evident. I look forward to having dining services play an even more integral role in everyone’s health, happiness and well-being.”
To learn more about Salem Terrace at Harrogate, visit www.salemterrace.com or call 540.444.0343 to schedule a virtual tour.