Hernando & Citrus County, FL – Oak Hill Hospital announces the appointment of Rolando LaTorraca as its new Executive Chef. Chef LaTorraca has been in the food service industry for over 25 years with hands-on cooking and management experience in wide range of venues including: restaurant owner, healthcare and acute care hospitals, corporate dining and the corrections industry.
Chef LaTorraca holds an Associate’s degree in culinary arts from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. He is ServSafe Certified. Mr. LaTorraca lives in Citrus County with his wife and two sons ages 13 and 15. In making the announcement, Maria DeNicola, MS, RD, Director of Food & Nutrition Services at Oak Hill Hospital, emphasized that, “Mr. LaTorraca grew up in the food service industry by working in his family’s Italian restaurant in Chicago. Chef’s specialty is obviously Italian cuisine.”
This announcement continues the reputation of Oak Hill Hospital’s food service area as being an excellent place for lunch and dinner.