How the CC of Buffalo Transformed Its Dining Operation and Itself

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GM/COO Tim Minahan and recently appointed Executive Chef Joe Piazza plan to take the Country Club of Buffalo—and its newly renovated dining spaces—to the next level. For old-line clubs deeply rooted in history and tradition, change can be difficult. But when change is embraced, it can lead to a dynamic and often positive shift in […]

At Charlotte CC, Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

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Charlotte Country Club’s F&B success hinges on the dynamic relationships between its chefs. It’s a match made in culinary heaven: John Cornely, the savvy and skilled Executive Chef at Charlotte Country Club (CCC), and James Satterwhite, the club’s experienced and meticulously driven Executive Pastry Chef. They are one of the industry’s most dynamic culinary teams—and […]


Bandon Dunes

Where Food Fuels Golf

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The restaurants and culinary team at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort are as vital to the property’s success as its five pristine courses. With 85 holes of golf, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (Bandon, Ore.) has a higher cumulative course ranking than almost anywhere  draw since the resort opened to immediate rave reviews in 1999, Bandon Dunes’ […]


Jonathan Club has a Passion for Quality

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Executive Chef Jason McClain has led Los Angeles’ Jonathan Club to nearly $20 million in F&B revenue with an unmatched dedication to excellence. As one of the largest food-and-beverage operations in the club industry, with nearly $20 million in F&B revenues, Los Angeles’ Jonathan Club operates under a simple philosophy: Passion for Quality. Jonathan Club […]


Skokie CC is Redefining Local Cuisine

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Skokie Country Club’s $3.7 million food-and-beverage operation—led by Executive Chef Richard Stanton—is in a class of its own with three culinary gardens, nine beehives, a flock of egg-laying hens and a dry-aging room. For Richard Stanton, Executive Chef of Skokie Country Club in Glencoe, Ill., every day is a grind. But his focus, determination and […]


The Dream Team

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Baltusrol GC’s Executive Chef Edward Stone, Clubhouse Manager Brian Baldwin and General Manager/COO Kevin Vitale are raising the bar on an already impressive dining program. Much about the food-and-beverage program at Baltusrol Golf Club (Springfield, N.J.) is masterful. And as it continues to evolve, it has become synonymous with excellence. It is of the same […]