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) […]

Finding Balance in Our Busy Season

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In the midst of his busy season, Kelly Greens G&CC’s Executive Chef Drew Tait strives to find a work-life balance that best suites him. The air is cool, humidity is low and traffic has begun to pick up. You can feel the energy buzz around Kelly Greens G&CC as the season begins to come back in South West Florida. […]


Don’t Be Trendy. Be Relevant.

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Glenmoor CC’s Executive Chef Penelope Wong keeps an eye on restaurant and food trends while maintaining her focus on integrity and authenticity. Recently I was asked to sit on a panel for the local CMAA chapter here in Denver to discuss what is trending today in the world of club cuisine. As part of the panel, […]


What to See (and Eat) in Seattle

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Jerry Schreck, National Conference Coordinator and Executive Chef of Merion (Pa.) Golf Club shares his thoughts on the host city for the 2018 Chef to Chef Conference. I am writing this as I fly back from my site visit for the 10th Annual Chef to Chef Conference, which is going to be held March 4-6, […]


My Culinary Adventures in Cuernavaca, Mexico

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When Nelson Millán, Executive Chef of San Antonio CC, had the opportunity to be a guest chef at an event in Cuernavaca, Mexico, he discovered a whole new culinary playground. I was fortunate to visit dozens of towns in the northern part of Mexico while I lived in San Diego. I enjoyed all that the Pacific Coast […]


Revamping the Pastry Program at Forsyth CC

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Forsyth’s CC’s new Pastry Chef, Cody Middleton, has big plans for the future of the club’s pastry program. Here’s how he plans to elevate and evolve all aspects. On my very first day as Pastry Chef of Forsyth Country Club (Winston-Salem, N.C.), the Executive Sous Chef told me that the pastry program here was now my […]