When Tragedy Gives You Perspective

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After an immeasurable loss, Dubuque G&CC’s Executive Chef Chad Myers is more dedicated to his craft and his family than ever before. True tragedy gives you perspective in the harshest ways. On June 8, 2018, my nephew and Godson, Gavin Myers, was killed by a drunk driver in Loveland, Colorado. He was on his way […]


Our Biggest Event of the Year By The Numbers

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The volume of food San Antonio CC prepares to celebrate Fiesta San Antonio is staggering—and inspiring. Many of the events we celebrate here at San Antonio Country Club are incredible and merit their own time in the spotlight. But there is that one annual event that challenges all the clubs in this region, including ours. […]


Mentoring: The Future of Cooking Depends on It

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Nelson Millán, Executive Chef of San Antonio (Texas) Country Club believes experienced chefs have a responsibility to teach and guide young culinarians. When I entered the food and beverage industry, I quickly realized how much there was to still learn. I also realized how little time I would have in my life to learn it. […]


Think ‘Outside the Box’ with Continuing Education

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For Glenmoor CC’s Executive Chef Penelope Wong continuing education opportunities over the past year have pushed her into unfamiliar territory while inspiring her to grow and improve her culinary team and her F&B operation. One of the greatest perks of being a private club chef is the benefit of continuing education granted as a typical […]


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What Makes Casual Dining Casual?

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More clubs are offering relaxed dining options for members who want to wear jeans, socialize and share plates. The “casual” debate is constantly on the table in clubs across the country. Casual, as it applies to food, dress and décor, is generally well-received. But casual—as it applies to how a club serves its members—is not. […]


The Right Cook is in the Kitchen at Hammock Dunes Club

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Hammock Dunes Club’s Executive Chef Lance Cook has big dreams for the club’s F&B operation —and for himself. Good cooking is about passion, organization and skill. It’s both an art and a science. To some, it may look temperamental or frenzied, but to Lance Cook, Executive Chef of Hammock Dunes Club (HDC) in Palm Coast, […]