How Dubuque G&CC Navigates Staffing Shortages

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Labor challenges are no secret to Chad Myers, Executive Chef of Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club, who tries to stay positive while overcoming staffing issues and moving his operation forward. Can you believe it’s already the end of July? I certainly can’t. Where does the time go? It feels like I was JUST preparing […]


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.