2018 Chef to Chef Conference Wraps Up in Seattle

By | March 7, 2018

The 10th annual event reached its conclusion on March 6, after another full day of educational sessions that covered kitchen renovations, off-site events, pastry, and incorporating craft beer into dishes and menus. The 2018 Chef to Chef Conference at the Westin Seattle wrapped up on March 6 after two-and-a-half days of networking opportunities, culinary and […]


Attempt to Increase Maryland Clubs’ Property Taxes Fails Initial Vote

By | February 20, 2018

A state legislator has pushed for a measure to end a longstanding practice of assessing land at $1,000/acre, but a vote targeting clubs in affluent Montgomery County failed. Del. David Moon will now try to gain support for a statewide initiative that would tax 1 percent of a club’s market value.


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How to Effectively Manage Millennials

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Young culinarians can thrive in club kitchens when training and mentoring allows them to develop their skills and competencies. Millennials—the generation born between 1980 and 1996—get a bad rap. They’re said to feel entitled and be narcissistic and addicted to social media. They job-hop. They lack engagement. They always ask why. The thing is, millennials […]


NCA Issues Call to Action Against Maryland Club Tax Proposal

By | November 8, 2017

Proposed legislation by Delegate David Moon would remove a tax break that benefits clubs in Montgomery County, Md. The National Club Association is “working with our member clubs to gauge the interest of club leaders in working together to stop this effort.” On November 3, C&RB reported on a proposed legislation by Delegate David Moon […]


Proposal Would Remove Tax Exemption for Maryland Clubs

By | November 3, 2017

The current agreement allows clubs that don’t restrict membership based on gender, race, nationality or religion to assess land at $1,000 per acre, resulting in a reduction in their property tax payments to the county and state. David Moon plans to introduce legislation to remove the tax break in Montgomery County, requiring voters to approve […]


National Club Association Announces New Board, Officers

By | May 26, 2017

New directors elected to the NCA board for three-year terms are Tom Bennison, ClubCorp USA, Inc.; Luke O’Boyle, CCM, CCE, Chevy Chase (Md.) Club; Nick Sidorakis, CCM, Southern Hills Country Club, Tulsa, Okla.; and Robert L. Smith, II, Venable, LLP, Washington, D.C.