Strawberry rhubarb with chamomile and lavender

The Clear Choice

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The Country Club of Detroit is adding visual appeal to its culinary creations through eye-catching use of glassware from a historic local company. As detailed in C&RB’s February 2018 cover story (“A Shiny New Model at the CC of Detroit”), the Country Club of Detroit (CCD) in Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich. underwent an $11 million […]


Chef to Chef Conference Names Club Chef Advisory Board

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The advisory board, made up of six club chefs, will help ensure that the agenda and related activities remain fresh and relevant. With the Chef to Chef Conference now entering its second decade, organizers have decided to form an Advisory Board to help ensure that future Conference agendas and related activities remain fresh and relevant […]


A Shiny New Model at the CC of Detroit

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An innovative “Summer Village” concept and sleek new amenities within its classic, Tudor Revival-style clubhouse have revved up activities and member excitement at the venerable Motor City property. The recession at the end of the last decade posed unprecedented challenges to many well-established, traditional clubs that had prospered for years based primarily on their history, […]


Beland Discusses Establishing Kitchen Culture in Podcast

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In the latest episode of Club Cents, VGM Club’s podcast, Brian Beland, CMC, Executive Chef of Country Club of Detroit in Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., talks about New Year’s resolutions and establishing a culture in the club’s kitchen. Brian Beland, CMC, Executive Chef of Country Club of Detroit in Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., is featured […]


Tasty Offerings

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Innovative presentations in an inviting environment provided a one-of-a-kind experience at C&RB’s Ninth Annual Chef to Chef Conference.


2017 Chef to Chef Conference Wraps Up in Atlanta

By | March 8, 2017

The ninth annual event, held at the Loews Atlanta Hotel, ended on March 7 with chef demos and sessions on topics ranging from management and training to Latin cuisine, catering and banquet design, pastries and wine programs. The day began with a drawing for a Crown Verity grill, and the event also included a General Managers’ panel.