Kick-Starting a Career

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Richard Brumm, CEC, Director of Culinary Operations at the Bonita Bay Club in Bonita Springs, Fla., knows the value of hands-on instruction. After all, he got his first job when he was 14 years old as a dishwasher at a bakery, and later worked under a master chef. Now Chef Brumm is paying his experiences […]


Bonita Bay Club to Host USTA Women’s Tennis Tournament

By | August 30, 2018

The $100,000 competition will be held at the Bonita Springs, Fla. property next May, with an estimated 1,000 spectators expected to attend each day of the week-long event. The club’s tournament committee is coordinating event sponsorships and planning a full schedule of activities, including a gala and silent auction and a golf tournament to support […]


Bonita Bay Club Holds Third “Culinary Boot Camp”

By | July 20, 2018

In conjunction with a local high school, the Naples, Fla. property hosts students for intensive sessions that introduces them to practical kitchen-management skills as well as food-preparation instruction and techniques. The camp culminates with the students helping the club’s staff prepare Bonita Bay’s traditional Friday-night buffet. Participants in previous camps now hold full-time culinary positions […]


Bonita Bay Club Opens New Tennis and Aquatic Center

By | April 3, 2018

The facility’s renovated pool includes four lap lanes, a beach entry, a spa and The Breezeway Bar and Café. In addition to use by current members, the club expects the new amenity to appeal to future residents of a 26-floor, 120-unit high-rise tower that is being built near the property.