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Finding Consistency Within the Kitchen

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Dubuque G&CC’s Executive Chef, Chad Myers, has been struggling to fill a position on the line that he’s coming to discover is best suited for a chef like himself. Lately, I’ve been struggling with consistency. As the Executive Chef at Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club, it is my job to make sure each dish […]


How Do I Strike the Right Balance of Modern and Traditional?

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Chad Myers, Executive Chef of Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club, struggles with finding the right balance between traditional comfort foods and more modern, artistic dishes. Dubuque Golf & Country Club has deep roots in tradition. And so I have conversations with members and long-time staff all the time about being more traditional with menus. […]


How the Cubs Inspired a New Dish at Dubuque G&CC

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For Dubuque G&CC’s Executive Chef Chad Myers, the 2016 World Series inspired a dish that is both ballpark and fine-dining worthy. The passion that drives me to be the best chef I can was only ever focused on to the other love of my life: sports. At an early At an early age, I was mesmerized […]


Magic Happens When Chefs Unite

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Dubuque (Iowa) G&CC’s Executive Chef Chad Myers teamed up with local chefs to raise money for their community. The life of a club chef is a daily grind. We work day in and day out. We work weekends, holidays, and nights. We work when others play. Attending a school function for our kids is hard. Getting […]


When Dubuque G&CC’s Chef Became an Apprentice

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Executive Chef Chad Myers’ stage at Heyday restaurant in Minneapolis improved his culinary knowledge and inspired him to become a better club chef. I just finished my second season as Executive Chef of Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club. The more time passes, the more I learn about my strengths and weaknesses as a club chef. […]


Highlighting Pork’s Potential

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Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club’s Executive Chef, Chad Myers, strives to develop creative pork-centric dishes. I know it’s cliché, but I love pork. I love everything about it. From its versatility to the wide array of cooking techniques you can use to prepare it to the way it can impact flavor—pork is the perfect ingredient. […]