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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
The Bonita Springs, Fla., club has reached its membership limit in the wake of a series of initiatives to upgrade facilities, with 135 new members joining in the past year.
The Bonita Springs, Fla., club’s members reached their goal on March 1 after seven years of competitions, annual tennis clinics, pro-am matches, and galas. The proceeds will fund a pediatric pharmacy at the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida.