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Chef Jason Giles


We are fortunate to have Chef Jason Giles as our Executive Chef and Director of Nutrition Services at Salinas Valley Health. Chef Jason has an extensive resume in the hospitality industry including some of the finest restaurants and resorts on the Monterey Peninsula. The American Culinary Federation Monterey Bay Chapter honored Chef Giles with the 2016 prestigious Chef of the Year award. He is now changing the face - and taste – of traditional hospital food. He enjoys cooking with fresh, healthy ingredients and is pleased to share some of his heart healthy recipes with you. Enjoy!


  • Roasted garden vegetable sandwich Farm to Table Raw Vegetable Salad
  • Roasted garden vegetable sandwichAvocado Toast with Tofu Scramble
  • Roasted garden vegetable sandwichFish Tacos with Chipotle Marinade
  • Roasted garden vegetable sandwich

    Spring Vegetable Carbonara

  • ​Vegetable Curry with Lentils
    Vegetable Curry with Lentils
  • Barley SaladBarley Salad
  • Chia PuddingChia Pudding
  • Chicken FajitasChicken Fajitas
  • Sweet Potato BowlSweet Potato Bowl
  • Cauliflower Steak Cauliflower Steak
  • Roasted beat and fresh goat cheese salad Roasted Beet and Fresh Goat Cheese Salad
  • Grilled swordfish with ratatouille vegetables Grilled Swordfish with Ratatouille Vegetables
  • Vegetable curry with lemon herb farro Vegetable Curry with Lemon Herb Farro
  • Grilled chicken tacos with cauliflower tortillas Grilled Chicken Tacos with Cauliflower Tortillas
  • Spaghetti squash pasta pomodoro Spaghetti Squash Pasta Pomodoro
  • Egg white omelet with mushrooms, spinach, and fontina cheese Egg White Omelet with Mushrooms, Spinach, and Fontina Cheese
  • Zesty garden salad with kale chips Zesty Garden Salad with Kale Chips
  • Artichoke relish

    Artichoke Relish

  • Turkey and mushroom meatloaf

    Turkey and Mushroom Meatloaf

  • Salmon with citrus compote

    Pan Roasted Wild King Salmon with a Citrus Compote

  • Roasted garden vegetable sandwich

    Roasted Garden Vegetable Sandwich

  • Artichoke and Mushroom Risotto