January 2017

Putting F&B in Perspective

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As a former chef, Carolina Country Club’s COO/GM, Jack Slaughter, has deep respect for the work and challenges faced by club chefs, especially CCC’s Executive Chef Patrick Colley. As a former chef, Jack Slaughter, Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of Carolina Country Club (CCC) in Raleigh, N.C., has a unique perception of food-and-beverage programs. […]

Featured Recipes

Sous Vide Salmon with Bittersweet Meyer Lemon Sauce

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Ingredients: 4 oz. piece salmon, seared very rare on serving side, and chilled 1 tbsp. compound butter 1 sprig fennel ½ tbsp. olive oil 16 ozs. cut lemons, peel and all 12 ozs. sugar 1 oz. olive oil Procedure: Place chilled salmon, compound butter, fennel and olive oil in a small bag and vacuum-seal it […]


Food+Drink

Club Cooking the Modern Way

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New technology and techniques are expanding club chefs’ ability to elevate their cuisine. Cooking sits at the intersection of science and art. And new technology and techniques—from sous vide and spherification to liquid nitrogen and emulsifiers—are expanding club chefs’ ability to elevate their cuisine in efficient, interesting and delicious ways. Balancing Classic and Modern Gerard […]


Editor's Memo

Five Reasons You Should Attend Chef to Chef

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I love January. Not only is it my birthday month, but there’s this sense of calm that washes across the industry this time of year. You’ve all been hustling for the past two months trying to do more with less, and now you’re finally able to stop, catch your breath, get some sleep, see your […]


Cover Feature

Jonathan Club has a Passion for Quality

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Executive Chef Jason McClain has led Los Angeles’ Jonathan Club to nearly $20 million in F&B revenue with an unmatched dedication to excellence. As one of the largest food-and-beverage operations in the club industry, with nearly $20 million in F&B revenues, Los Angeles’ Jonathan Club operates under a simple philosophy: Passion for Quality. Jonathan Club […]


Amuse

Finding—and Keeping—the Right People

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How club chefs are overcoming the shortage of skilled culinary talent that can step right up to the plate. Clubs across the country are facing difficult labor challenges in their dining operations. Open positions abound, from qualified cooks to dishwashers to sous and pastry chefs. This topic often gets club chefs fired up, too. Many […]