A Vibrant Community with Great Food

January 01 2023
Dining Director Richard Serna and Executive Chef Eric Clark are cooking up a fan favorite at The Fountains at La Cholla, the dynamic senior community in northwest Tucson. Watch KGUN’s Morning Blend video below to see how they prepare Sea Bass En Papillote with Red Potatoes and Fresh Vegetables. This dish is a huge hit with the savvy La Cholla residents who love good food. Outstanding meals are a highlight in their active days, where they spend their time in personal growth experiences, social events, excursions, and classes to engage the mind and body. Learn about Executive Chef Eric and print his previously secret sea bass recipe below – and find out what makes the community so exciting.

Morning Blend Recipe

Chef’s Corner

At The Fountains at La Cholla, we celebrate mealtime as one of life’s great joys. Our culinary team creates wholesome cuisine – from gourmet dishes to comfort foods – keeping your good health and pleasure in mind. Our chefs serve only the best food, prepared with their blend of experience and personal passion.

Executive Chef Eric Clark

What does it take to make a great chef? Eric Clark began his culinary journey in 1995 and is a master who keeps on getting better. He earned an associate degree in culinary arts from the Arts Institute of Tucson and has worked in many of the city’s finest restaurants, where he honed his incredible skills.

Chef Eric’s passions range from upscale cuisine to bed-and-breakfast fare, buffets, brunches, and health-conscious dining. He’s always excited about the quality of food, both in nutrition and flavor. He wants each meal to delight every person at the table. When you taste it, you’ll see what we mean.

Dining Director Richard Serna

With almost three decades in the hospitality world, Richard oversees all aspects of your dining experience with the highest professional standards. His goal is to see you happy and relaxed as you gather with friends or family around a meal.
Wherever you look, you’ll see signs of Richard’s experience, which includes leadership in everything from casual settings to fine dining at top hotels and restaurants. The environment looks wonderful, service is excellent, and the ambience makes you feel well taken care of and appreciated.