What I Learned at C&RB’s Chef to Chef Conference


Here are six ideas from this year’s conference that I think resonated with club chef attendees. Last month, we wrapped up our tenth annual Chef to Chef Conference in Seattle—and it was awesome. There were 250 club chefs from across the country in attendance, along with some of the industry’s most forward-thinking sponsors. The idea-sharing […]

Nelson Millán

Chef’s Thoughts with Nelson Millán


In addition to his role as Executive Chef of San Antonio CC, Nelson Millán has made it his lifelong mission to continue his education while mentoring and inspiring the next generation of culinary talent. Born in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, Nelson Millán, Executive Chef of San Antonio (Texas) Country Club, is a master technician who […]

Chef to Chef’s Mystery Basket Winner is….


Brandon Gross, Executive Sous Chef of The Metropolitan Club of the City of Washington (D.C), won the Mystery Basket competition at the 10th annual Chef to Chef Conference in Seattle. On March 5th, 2018, attendees of the 2018 Chef to Chef Conference in Seattle gathered during the Monday night reception to watch four talented club […]


Finding the Best Software Fit


As social and dining memberships continue to climb, clubs must match their needs to the right point-of-sale system. Members expect a lot from their club’s food-and-beverage operation. They want high-quality food at a good value, and seamless, personalized service. And with social and dining memberships on the rise, point-of-sale (POS) systems that are F&B-focused can […]

Photos: The 10th Annual 2018 Chef to Chef Conference


The 2018 Chef to Chef Conference in Seattle featured a keynote address, two full days of education sessions, a mystery basket culinary competition and tons of networking and idea-sharing. Presented by Club & Resort Business magazine, Chef to Chef offers an abundance of knowledge on cooking, management concepts and operating practices. Club and resort chefs […]

How to Design a Banquet Kitchen


Smart design elements can maximize efficiency and leverage technology. Successful club banquet kitchens feature specific components organized to optimize performance and efficiency. And while there is no such thing as the perfect design, chefs must begin by determining which elements will satisfy the most goals. Executive Chef Jason Hall, CMC, did this after he came […]