Michael Komat, Director of Dining Services Anthony Curtis, center, and

Monica Elswick of Alura Senior Living won the Best Appetizer.

Alura Senior Living in Rockledge won the trophy for Best Appetizer in the Senior Living Options Day and Chef Competition.

The competition was part of the A Taste of Senior Living event, which was held Feb. 10 at the Center for Collaboration at 1100 Rockledge Blvd. in Rockledge. Chefs from 12 senior living facilities participated in the competition.

Palm Cottages of Rockledge won the prize for Best Dessert.

The event was an opportunity to compare Brevard County’s best senior living communities all in the one location, while enjoying food samples from the chef competition. The event drew more than 350 visitors.