Finding Consistency Within the Kitchen

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Dubuque G&CC’s Executive Chef, Chad Myers, has been struggling to fill a position on the line that he’s coming to discover is best suited for a chef like himself. Lately, I’ve been struggling with consistency. As the Executive Chef at Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club, it is my job to make sure each dish […]


How Do I Strike the Right Balance of Modern and Traditional?

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Chad Myers, Executive Chef of Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club, struggles with finding the right balance between traditional comfort foods and more modern, artistic dishes. Dubuque Golf & Country Club has deep roots in tradition. And so I have conversations with members and long-time staff all the time about being more traditional with menus. […]


Magic Happens When Chefs Unite

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Dubuque (Iowa) G&CC’s Executive Chef Chad Myers teamed up with local chefs to raise money for their community. The life of a club chef is a daily grind. We work day in and day out. We work weekends, holidays, and nights. We work when others play. Attending a school function for our kids is hard. Getting […]


Highlighting Pork’s Potential

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Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club’s Executive Chef, Chad Myers, strives to develop creative pork-centric dishes. I know it’s cliché, but I love pork. I love everything about it. From its versatility to the wide array of cooking techniques you can use to prepare it to the way it can impact flavor—pork is the perfect ingredient. […]


Why I Showcase Iowa’s Bounty

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Dubuque G&CC’s Executive Chef Chad Myers sources quality ingredients (that are also local). Sourcing high-quality ingredients is one of the most important things we as chefs do for our members and guests—and for ourselves. And as the movement to source local and hyperlocal ingredients continues to grow, it’s our job to pay attention and apply […]


Why Mentoring is Worth It

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As a mentor, Dubuque G&CC’s Executive Chef is proud to play a small part in his cooks soaring careers. Everyone has a destiny. And realizing your destiny is a rare and beautiful gift. For chefs, there are many paths you can work toward ranging from fine dining and country clubs, to independent restaurants, hotels and […]