Pam's Kitchen

Pam Carberry knows food brings people together; she’s been feeding Calvin Community residents, staff and guests for more than 40 years. Read on for her team’s recipes, tips and other culinary stories, and please share your own, too.

Weekly Menu

Recipe of the week

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Kitchen tips

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Meet the culinary team

Jason Hildenbrand

Jason Hildenbrand has worked at Calvin Community for 5 years and currently serves as a Dietary Aide. In his free time Jason likes to play games on his phone and play with his dogs. Jason’s favorite item on the Calvin menu is the pancakes and he says the thing he likes best about working at

Jane Hemminger, Dietitian

Jane Hemminger is Calvin’s Registered Dietitian, and she’s been with us for more than 25 years. Jane loves Calvin’s Spinach Noodle Bake and thinks the best part of working at Calvin is spending time with the residents. Outside of work Jane loves to travel, go for walks, and spend time in the garden.

Kaitlyn Freudenberg

Kaitlyn Freudenberg has worked at Calvin Community for 10 years and currently serves as a Team Lead and Dietary Aide in the Foodservice department. Kaitlyn’s favorite item on the Calvin menu is the Philly Cheesesteak pizza and she thinks it would be great to add Bagel Bites to the menu. In her free time Kaitlyn