The Ardmore, Pa., property will host the Curtis Cup, a biennial competition matching female amateurs from the U.S. against those from Great Britain and Ireland, for the second time. The event will mark the end of the property’s nine-year break from hosting championships, after it hosted the U.S. Open in 2013.
“This is a great opportunity for a candidate who understands the ebb and flow of private-club dining,” says Jerry Schreck, Executive Chef of the storied Ardmore, Pa., club.
Innovative presentations in an inviting environment provided a one-of-a-kind experience at C&RB’s Ninth Annual Chef to Chef Conference.
I’ve often been shocked, when sitting in general managers’ offices or taking tours through clubhouses, to see how some of the best parts of clubs’ stories have been relegated to piles on the floor or dusty boxes in the basement.
A variety of factors have prompted clubs to get serious about capturing and presenting their pasts in a way that can also promote the value of membership for generations to come. Here are some do’s and don’ts for creating permanent archives that will properly put the “story” in history.
Dominick Laudia, CEC, AAC, who has been the Executive Chef of the Boca Raton, Fla., club since 2012, has been honored with the Dr. L.J. Minor Award by the American Culinary Federation, in recognition of how he “exemplifies the highest standard of professionalism in today’s kitchen through certification, continued education and training, culinary competitions and community involvement.”