So I Got Certified…


After debating the merits of certification, Glenmoor Country Club’s Executive Chef Penelope Wong found the CEC certification process both frustrating and exhilarating. If you read my piece on certification, what I’m about to say may shock you. On June 24th, I gained my certification and I am now a Certified Executive Chef (CEC). If you’re […]

How Pasta Made Me a Chef


If it weren’t for pasta, Drew Tait, Executive Chef of Kelly Greens G&CC might not have become the chef he is today. It’s remarkable for me to think about pasta as an everyday food that almost all cultures, regions and continents have their own versions of. See, pasta and I have a deep connection. In […]

North Shore GC Makes Healthy, Fresh Juices


North Shore GC now offers seasonal, fresh-squeezed juices for use in drinks, smoothies, and libations. Sometimes the best F&B ideas start with one consistent member request. That was the case at North Shore Golf Club, located on Lake Winnebago in Menasha, Wis. And the request was for fresh-squeezed grapefruit mimosas. “One of our most active […]

BBQ Potato Chips


Ingredients: 4 Idaho® potatoes thin sliced lengthwise 2 pounds melted, clarified butter 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon ancho chili powder 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 2 teaspoons barbecue sauce 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon Champagne vinegar 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup cilantro, chopped and slightly chilled Procedure: Slice potatoes and […]

Filipino Barbecue Chicken Skewers with Pickled Slaw


Ingredients: ¾ cup soy sauce 1 1/2 cups banana sauce 2 tablespoons fresh ground pepper 1/3 cup Coke juice of one lemon and one orange 6 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced 3 tablespoons brown sugar 2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2 inch […]

Making an Impression at Grosse Pointe Yacht Club


As the newly appointed Executive Chef of Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, Colby Newman is learning about his new staff, their skills and capabilities, as well as his members and their likes and dislikes. When I was young, it was easy to pack up the few things I owned and venture somewhere new. I was eager […]

Save the Date!

Tenth Annual Chef to Chef Conference

March 4-6, 2018

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