How Dearborn CC Landed a CMC

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At Dearborn (Mich.) Country Club, General Manager/COO Bruce Lilley and Executive Chef Michael Russell, CMC, are working hard to reinvent the dining program. Bruce Lilley doesn’t shy away from a challenge. So when Dearborn (Mich.) Country Club asked him to take over as General Manager and Chief Operating Officer nearly six months ago, with the […]


Six Club Chefs Will Take the Ultimate Culinary Test

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The chefs are seeking to earn the American Culinary Federation’s Certified Master Chef® title, the highest level of certification in the U.S. that a chef can receive. The eight-day exam takes place September 30 to October 7 at Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Mich., and will test candidates’ expertise, skill and creativity across multiple cuisines. Six leading […]


Chef’s Thoughts with Jonathan P. Moosmiller, CMC

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As the Executive Chef of Southern Hills Country Club (Tulsa, Okla.), Jonathan Moosmiller is one of only 67 Certified Master Chefs in the world. As the Executive Chef of Southern Hills Country Club (Tulsa, Okla.), Jonathan Moosmiller is one of only 67 Certified Master Chefs in the world. Moosmiller, a native of Indiana, holds an […]


Should Club Chefs Get Certified?

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Glenmoor CC’s Executive Chef, Penelope Wong, struggles with whether or not to get certified as an executive chef as she deeply questions the validity and value of what is being tested. How many of us ask this question of ourselves? I certainly do, almost on a daily basis. This is a tale of my own […]