North Shore GC Makes Healthy, Fresh Juices

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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 […]

Bringing Variety to Breakfast Pastries

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Woodstock Club’s Laura Lachowecki is expanding the pastry program by offering a wider range of homemade, morning-baked goods. Pastry Chef Laura Lachowecki’s pecan coffee cake—made with a layer of rich cake, topped with sweet pecan filling, topped with more cake and finished with a heavy layer of streusel—is easily the most popular breakfast pastry at […]


Would Your Club Benefit from a Sommelier?

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When it comes to wine, a certified expert is perhaps a club’s most valuable asset. When a club has a certified sommelier on staff who can act as an authoritative figure on wine, members tend to listen to and trust his or her suggestions, whether they’re looking to purchase a $200 bottle or a $5 […]


Satisfying Vegans and Vegetarians

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As more members and guests opt for meat-free lifestyles, club chefs are coming up with clever, well-crafted vegetable and grain-focused dishes. Trying to make braised beef short ribs without beef is a basically an exercise in futility. But it’s possible, club chefs report, to create delicious meat-free dishes to satisfy the growing demand for vegetarian […]


Seasonal Sides

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Chefs are rounding out main dishes with seasonal accompaniments. As club and resort chefs continue to incorporate seasonal foods into menus, sides offer the perfect playground to highlight the very best ingredients at their peak. At Basin Harbor Resort in Vergennes, Vt., Christian Kruse, Executive Chef and Food & Beverage Director, builds menus for the […]


Seasonal Sweetness

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At the Currahee Club, desserts showcase the best fruits of each season. The artistry inside the pastry shop at the Currahee Club (Toccoa, Ga.) is driving member satisfaction in new and seasonally sweet ways. This is all thanks to Currahee’s new Pastry Chef, Veejooruth Purlmessue—known as “Chef P”—who came to the club in October 2016. […]