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How the Industry’s Best Chefs Inspired Me

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There are dozens of ways Dubuque (Iowa) G&CC’s Executive Chef Chad Myerswill apply what he learned and saw during the Ment’or Young Chefs and Bocuse d’Or selection competitions. My good friend, Paris Dreibelbis, was recently chosen to be a competitor in the Ment’or Young Chef & Commis Competitions and last month I had the unique (and awesome) […]


Why I Need to Come Out of the Kitchen

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Chad Myers, Executive Chef of Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club, learned that by coming out of the kitchen to engage with members, he can add value in new and profound ways while also fueling his passion for food. My ability to be a charismatic people person isn’t on the level I feel is expected of an executive […]


Learning and Growing by Trial and Error

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Even though he’s allergic, Chad Myers, Executive Chef of Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club, still experiments with seafood and trusts the palates of his cooks and other staff members at the club as they work together to create the perfect dish. As chefs, I think it’s fair to say that we all come up […]


How Dubuque G&CC Navigates Staffing Shortages

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Labor challenges are no secret to Chad Myers, Executive Chef of Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club, who tries to stay positive while overcoming staffing issues and moving his operation forward. Can you believe it’s already the end of July? I certainly can’t. Where does the time go? It feels like I was JUST preparing […]


Will New Management Mean New Opportunities?

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With his tenured General Manager’s upcoming retirement, Chad Myers, Executive Chef of Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club has begun wondering what the future will hold for himself and his club. I’m not great in interview situations or at selling myself. I prefer to let my skills, work ethic and food speak for me. When […]


How to Survive the Busy Season

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With a positive attitude, Chad Myers, Executive Chef of Dubuque G&CC, will apply the lessons he’s learned during his tenure with the club to the road ahead. A few weeks ago we had a seasonal menu tasting and front of house meeting. This signals the start of the busy season for us and it’s a really exciting […]