AURRUM Pty Limited (AURRUM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Martini as Food Ambassador across its portfolio of aged care facilities. AURRUM is amongst the fastest growing aged care operators in Australia, with approximately 600 operating beds and a further 150 beds under construction across Victoria and New South Wales.

The appointment of Karen Martini builds on AURRUM’s objective to establish a new standard in the provision of aged care in Australia.

“Karen is amongst Australia’s leading chefs and we believe that she will assist in helping us select nutritious and tasty meal highlights from her own recipe range for our residents, which will be available in addition to our high quality base menu” said David Di Pilla, Chairman of AURRUM.

“I am really excited to be working with AURRUM and am particularly attracted to the organisation’s Vision & Values which are built around a family focused care culture. My food philosophy and passion is to use great food as a way to bring families together to create memorable experiences” said Karen Martini.

“A selection of Karen Martini designed menu options combined with our broader menu, leading in house dietitian conducting comprehensive nutritional reviews, on site chef and catering staff  working from our on-site kitchens will create a truly nutritious and gourmet food experience for our residents”.

“We also hope to provide our residents with the opportunity to celebrate important events with their families at our facilities with a special private dining menu designed by Karen Martini” said David Di Pilla.

“I look forward to introducing AURRUM’s residents to menu items that will be both traditional and tasty and importantly that will bring them enjoyment around the table with comforting feelings, while covering their nutritional requirements” said Karen Martini.

Karen will be discussing her food philosophy at the Grand Opening of AURRUM Brunswick – a five star boutique aged care facility on Thursday 27th November.

Prospective residents and their families are welcome to tour AURRUM Brunswick and meet our caring staff at our “Family Open Day” on Sunday 30 November from 11AM to 3PM (17 Egginton Street, Brunswick West). Please call 1800 AURRUM (1800 287 786, Press 1) to pre-register your interest.