January 2017

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. […]

Featured Recipes

Currahee Club’s Pumpkin Cheesecake

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Yield: 10 slices/1 10″ cake Ingredients 2 cups granulated sugar 1.5 lbs cream cheese 3 ea eggs 3 ea egg yolks 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp salt 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp vanilla 12 oz pumpkin puree 1.5 cup heavy cream ½ cup cornstarch 2 cup graham cracker ½ cup butter melted Procedure:  Preheat the […]


Equipment

Setting the Table

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Evolving menu trends are also having an impact on tabletop trends. With so many different kinds of menus (formal, casual, bar/pub, etc.) now available within many clubhouses, having the appropriate plates, bowls, utensils, glasses and other service pieces in place for each type of dining space is critical. Evolving menu trends are also having an […]


Food+Drink

Cocktail Culture

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Will these five drink trends influence your operation’s beverage menus? For members and guests, cocktails have become a more important part of the overall dining experience, rather than an afterthought. So as unique libations continue to move into the spotlight, club and resort properties are finding clever ways to elevate their beverage menus to reflect […]


Banquets

Balancing Brunch Menus

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Whether it’s a special event or a monthly occasion, clubs are now featuring a variety of classic and modern dishes for the breakfast-lunch combination. As club dining skews more casual, brunch has also evolved into a bold and boozy, less-formal dining occasion. Fittingly, menus for meals designed for this breakfast-lunch combination now feature modern spins […]