Strawberry rhubarb with chamomile and lavender

The Clear Choice


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 […]

Western Golf & CC Starts Rebuilding Process After Fire

By | August 31, 2018

After its main clubhouse was destroyed by the June 1 blaze, the 92-year old, Redford Township, Mich. property has contracted with a local architectural firm that has worked with other area clubs, to design a new building that will retain Western G&CC’s traditions while adding new amenities. The club has kept its golf course and […]

A Shiny New Model at the CC of Detroit


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


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 […]

CMAA Announces 30 New CCMs

By | November 28, 2017

Established in 1965, the Certified Club Manager designation is achieved by a club management professional who has completed specified education requirements, attended at least one World Conference on Club Management, maintained activity within their local chapter, and passed the CCM Exam. The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) has announced that 30 club management professionals […]

Tasty Offerings


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