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Why It’s Important to Have a Strong Chef Network

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Nelson Millán, Executive Chef of San Antonio (Texas) Country Club, recently served as a guest chef for two events at Baltimore CC. There he was able to interact and learn from a handful of close club chef colleagues. Last month, Richard Jallet, Executive Chef of Baltimore (Md.) Country Club, invited me to be the guest chef […]


Why We Constantly Test Products—And Why You Should, Too

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Nelson Millán, Executive Chef of San Antonio (Texas) Country Club, welcomes professional sales reps who can provide him with new and innovative products that will help him improve his operation, his menus and himself. Vendors, suppliers and purveyors are the back bone of any foodservice operations. So it’s incredibly important to establish a great relationship […]


When I broke Mom’s Rules and had a Plantain Epiphany

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Nelson Millán, Executive Chef of San Antonio CC, wanted to make his plantain chips more user-friendly so he experimented with a new idea that not only solved his problems but expanded his menu’s possibilities. As many of you know, I was born and raised on the beautiful Island of Puerto Rico. Here, I grew up […]


Some Cooks Can Play, too

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San Antonio (Texas) CC’s Executive Chef, Nelson Millán, uses his passion for music to better understand and teach the art of cooking. Both cooking and music have been important parts of my life since the very beginning. I remember cooking my first dishes ever—a pizza and a beef empanada—when I was 8 years old. That same […]


Prime Rib 102

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San Antonio Country Club’s Executive Chef Nelson Millán demos how to refine prime rib by eliminating the excess internal fat, connecting tissue and silver skin to create a solid and more “meaty” steak. Tender, juicy prime rib is a staple in almost every foodservice venue in America. But as per my observation as the Executive […]


Peru: A Culinary Paradise

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As the Executive Chef of San Antonio Country Club, Nelson Millán stays fresh by traveling to new places and experiencing new cuisines. Editor’s Note: At the 2017 Chef to Chef Conference in Atlanta, March 5-7, Nelson Millán, Executive Chef, San Antonio Country Club, San Antonio, Texas will present a session called “World of Flavors: Bringing […]