Watermelon Ahi Tuna Poke


Ingredients: For pickled mustard seeds: 1/4 cup Yellow mustard seeds 1/2 cup Rice wine vinegar 1/2 cup Water 1/4 cup Mirin 2 tbsp. Sugar For sriracha aioli: 1 tbsp. Sriracha 1/2 cup Mayonnaise 1 tbsp. Lemon juice For fried shallots: 1 cup Shallots, thinly sliced 2 cups Vegetable oil For poke: 4 pieces Yellow watermelon, […]

Tom Kha Gai Soup


Ingredients: 1/2 cup The Perfect Purée Ginger Sour blend, thawed 1-2 tbsp. neutral oil (canola, vegetable or corn oil) 1 lb. free-range chicken thighs, boneless and cut into 1/2 inch cubes kosher salt ground black pepper 1 can (13 1/2 oz.) coconut milk 14 oz. quality chicken broth/stock 1 cup straw mushrooms, drained 1 tbsp. […]

Why I Need to Come Out of the Kitchen


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 […]

Best Practices for Controlling Food Costs


Four club chefs share insights into how they keep costs in line. Without constant vigilance, food costs can spiral out of control. And the subsequent “solutions”—raising prices, lowering quality, or worse—can be damaging to a club’s food-and-beverage operation. The better way to maintain a budgeted cost structure is to control it in a sustained fashion. […]

It’s Not Just About Certification—It’s About Learning


Edward Leonard, Director of Culinary Operations and Executive Chef at The Polo Club of Boca Raton, believes certification furthers learning—and that’s what matters most. I recently read Joanna DeChellis’ Editor’s Memo on certification and it caused me to pause and ponder the age-old debate about certification. In her piece, she asks if being certified will make the member […]

Club Chefs Gerald Ford and Joseph Leonardi Earn CMC Designation


The chefs are now among only 68 culinary professionals to hold the distinction, the highest level of certification a U.S. chef can receive. After an exciting display of culinary expertise, club chefs Gerald Ford, CMC, and Joseph Leonardi, CMC, were named to the prestigious group of culinarians known as Certified Master Chefs® (CMCs®) by the […]

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Tenth Annual Chef to Chef Conference

March 4-6, 2018

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