WHAT Makes the chef 
so good?

Jacquelene A.”Jackie” Gainor

Jackie is a native New Orleanian. Born in central Louisiana, she moved to New Orleans in 1955 where she enjoyed a 26 year-long culinary arts career in major health care facilities, including two major hospitals—Ochsner and Hospital Corporation of America (“HCA”). She achieved the title of Executive Chef in 1983 at the (“HCA”) hospital and continued in that role at a Senior Living Facility on the Westbank.

Jackie has been married to Major Dotson for 22 years and they have a daughter who lives in Maryland. Since joining Francois Bend Jackie and her husband have relocated to Gonzales, La.

Jackie’s passion for cooking, teaching, and love of seniors makes the perfect recipe to provide wonderful food and an infectious smile that lights up our residents every day.