Drew Tait

Putting an Eye Toward Our Future


With plans for a huge kitchen renovation in the coming years, Kelly Greens G&CC’s Executive Chef Drew Tait is careful to not grow stagnant while waiting on improvements. Instead, he and his team are evolving and improving with new outdoor dining plans and a culinary garden. As I enter my second year at Kelly Greens Golf […]

chaferless buffets

Designing Chaferless Buffets


Merion GC’s Executive Chef shares tips for building modern buffets. Buffets are an essential service style. But to display buffet food, chefs are moving away from chafing dishes, which are now viewed as old-fashioned and boring. Instead, buffets now feature a series of service styles to showcase the variety of dishes being served, including chef-manned […]

How My Instagram Posts Impact Our F&B Operation


Social media has had a huge impact on Grosse Pointe Yacht Club’s F&B operation since Executive Chef Colby Newman came on board and started posting pictures of his food. With only 650 followers on Instagram, I’m far from “instafamous.” But creating an account several years ago where I post only pictures of my food has […]


The Role of F&B in Riviera CC’s Success


Donald Emery is extremely proud at all times of The Riviera CC’s culinary operation, led by Executive Chef Simon Lewis—and especially during high-profile events such as the Women’s All-American Tennis Championship, Genesis Open, US Amateur Championship and upcoming 2028 Summer Olympics. Donald Emery, General Manager of The Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif., is […]

Sterno Products SpeedHeat Flameless Heating System


Features:  Featuring zero ramp-up time and safer handling, Sterno SpeedHeat is a flameless, water-activated product that makes quick-serve drop-off catering safer and more efficient than ever The patent-pending SpeedHeat system rapidly produces high-heat steam, keeping food heated at an ideal serving temperature. Sterno SpeedHeat will be available to the foodservice industry starting July 2018. Sterno Products […]

Sweet Success: How to Sell Club Desserts


Club pastry chefs are infusing dessert menus with creative dishes and delicious descriptions. From sugary custards to chocolatey cakes, club dessert menus are a place of sweet joy. They are also often a club’s last chance to “wow” members and guests after a satisfying meal. “Dessert isn’t a must-have for most people,” says Laura Herman, […]

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