Penelope Wong

Making a Graceful Exit from Glenmoor CC


As Executive Chef Penelope Wong begins the process of leaving Glenmoor CC, she is spending her final weeks being transparent and offering as much opportunity to her team members as possible. The term “short-timer”, when used in reference to an employee, alludes to his or her mentality of being checked-out of daily responsibilities and abandoning […]

Be Our Guest (Chef)


The best guest-chef events offer something totally different than the norm, while bringing the club culinary world a little closer together. Club chefs are making cameo appearances in each other’s kitchens. As a result, members are gaining access to some of the industry’s best culinary talent. “Although our members love the cuisine we regularly offer, […]

Why I’m Leaving and What I Hope to Leave Behind


After twenty years as Executive Chef of Glenmoor CC, Penelope Wong has submitted her resignation. She has big dreams for her future and big hopes for the team she has mentored as well as the operation she has spent her career elevating. Club chefs come and go. We hear about it all the time. And […]

Sizzle on the Sound


Plenty of great ideas and good fellowship filled the air, along with the famous Pike Market fish, as club chefs converged on Seattle for C&RB’s Tenth Annual Chef to Chef Conference.

Think ‘Outside the Box’ with Continuing Education


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 […]

First Full Day of Sessions Held in 2018 Chef to Chef Conference

By | March 6, 2018

Food demos and presentations by a slate of chefs at the top of the club industry started the first full day of sessions on March 5 in Seattle. Brandon Gross of The Metropolitan Club of the City of Washington in Washington, D.C., won the Mystery Basket competition held in the evening. The first full day of […]