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When Tragedy Gives You Perspective

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After an immeasurable loss, Dubuque G&CC’s Executive Chef Chad Myers is more dedicated to his craft and his family than ever before. True tragedy gives you perspective in the harshest ways. On June 8, 2018, my nephew and Godson, Gavin Myers, was killed by a drunk driver in Loveland, Colorado. He was on his way […]


My West Coast Culinary Adventure

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Chad Myers, Executive Chef of Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club, made the most of his time after the 2018 Chef to Chef Conference in Seattle by exploring the culinary scenes in Washinton and California. He returned to his club inspired and excited. What does the Chef to Chef Conference, Pike’s Place Market, Kurt Cobain, […]


How the Chef to Chef Conference Has Improved Me and My Club

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For Chad Myers, Executive Chef of Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club, the annual Chef to Chef Conference has helped him to build a strong network of club chefs he can call on for help. I recently registered for this year’s Chef to Chef Conference in Seattle and I’m really excited. For a while, I wasn’t sure […]


How the Industry’s Best Chefs Inspired Me

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There are dozens of ways Dubuque (Iowa) G&CC’s Executive Chef Chad Myerswill apply what he learned and saw during the Ment’or Young Chefs and Bocuse d’Or selection competitions. My good friend, Paris Dreibelbis, was recently chosen to be a competitor in the Ment’or Young Chef & Commis Competitions and last month I had the unique (and awesome) […]


Why I Need to Come Out of the Kitchen

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Chad Myers, Executive Chef of Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club, learned that by coming out of the kitchen to engage with members, he can add value in new and profound ways while also fueling his passion for food. My ability to be a charismatic people person isn’t on the level I feel is expected of an executive […]


Learning and Growing by Trial and Error

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Even though he’s allergic, Chad Myers, Executive Chef of Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club, still experiments with seafood and trusts the palates of his cooks and other staff members at the club as they work together to create the perfect dish. As chefs, I think it’s fair to say that we all come up […]