Imrai Sanvicente graduated from the Superior School of Tourism with a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management and a minor in Culinary Arts and he is now a Certified Assisted Living Administrator. Imrai has worked under Jeny Knight’s mentoring since 2014, bringing a stellar record of 27 years in the service industry now focused on senior retirement communities. Imrai’s career started as an apprentice at five diamond-five-star hotels in Mexico City, directed mostly by European chefs. Shortly after graduation in the year 2000, he decided to move to the United States where he worked at Arcodoro for Efisio Farris, in the Galleria area. During that time, he met his mentor, Chef Joe Mannke owner/Chef for Rotisserie for Beef and Bird and Bistro Le Cep). Imrai served as the Executive Chef for 13 years at Bistro Le Cep. Imrai’s work has been displayed in local TV segments, newspapers, and magazines. Through his services, Imrai has delighted diners all over Houston. He brings his expertise and passion to The Abbey residents where he will always greet you with a warm smile and a positive attitude. Imrai is father to an amazing son and a precious daughter.
Jeny Knight graduated Magna Cum Laude from Houston Baptist University with double majors in Marketing and Business Management. She is a Licensed Nursing Facility Administrator (LNFA) from The University of Texas Center on Aging and is also a Certified Assisted Living Administrator (CALA) from Southwest Texas State University. She has a passion for serving senior adults with over 30 years of industry experience to her credit. Jeny has served in the capacity of Executive Director at The Abbey since January, 2005 and has never missed a day of work. She loves her job and looks forward to coming to work every day!