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 […]


Not Everyone You Lose is a Loss

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For Amarillo CC’s Executive Chef Colby Newman, cultivating a strong team is more important than keeping unmotivated employees. It takes a lot of people to make a country club kitchen run successfully, but as I’ve learned over the years as the Executive Chef of Amarillo (Texas) Country Club, working hands doesn’t necessarily make for a more […]


How Many Chances Does One Person Deserve?

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Glenmoor Country Club’s Executive Chef, Penelope Wong, says promising staff members deserve a chance to learn from their mistakes. As Executive Chef of Glenmoor Country Club (Cherry Hills Village, Colo.), one of my biggest flaws is giving second and third chances. It’s also one of my biggest strengths. My sous would agree that I’m too lenient […]


Spring Cleanup

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Unless you have a plan that is followed up with a budget, you don’t have a plan—you have a prayer, and it is one that is rarely answered.


Help Wanted

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Building and maintaining a quality bar and waitstaff can be a challenge, but once you do, the payoff is well worth your investment.