April 2017

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 […]

Equipment

How to Choose the Best Pizza Oven

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Knowing that a pizza oven is important, and being able to choose the right pizza oven for your property, doesn’t necessarily go hand-in-hand. Knowing that a pizza oven is important, and being able to choose the right pizza oven for your property, doesn’t necessarily go hand-in-hand. First, you’ll need to consider how much pizza you […]


Manager to Chef

How to Foster F&B Talent

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Club chefs need supportive managers—and Daniel Chagolla, Executive Chef of Desert Highlands in Scottsdale, Ariz., has one in Chief Operating Officer Terra Waldron. Savvy club managers discover what is unique about the individuals on their team and find ways to capitalize on those special attributes. That’s certainly the case at The Desert Highlands Country and […]


Bandon Dunes
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Where Food Fuels Golf

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The restaurants and culinary team at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort are as vital to the property’s success as its five pristine courses. With 85 holes of golf, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (Bandon, Ore.) has a higher cumulative course ranking than almost anywhere  draw since the resort opened to immediate rave reviews in 1999, Bandon Dunes’ […]


Food+Drink

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 […]


Food+Drink

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 […]