James Beard Foundation Launches “Waste Not” Initiative

By | October 11, 2018

The multi-year campaign is designed to encourage culinary professionals to reduce food waste by adopting full-use cooking methods. A cookbook and free online curriculum are among the resources that are being made available to help promote better practices. The James Beard Foundation (JBF) has announced the launch of “Waste Not,” a multi-year campaign designed to […]

Two Club Chefs Earn Top ACF Awards

By | August 3, 2018

William Racin, CEPC, of The Duquesne Club was named 2018 Pastry Chef of the Year at the American Culinary Federation’s National Convention, and Kevin Brennan, CEC, AAC, of the Detroit Athletic Club, received the Dr. L.J. Minor Chef Professionalism Award. The best pastry chef in the nation, according to the American Culinary Federation (ACF), is […]

Benchmark Resort Chefs To Headline James Beard House Dinner

By | November 28, 2016

Six top chefs from properties representing Benchmark Resorts & Hotels and the company’s new Gemstone Collection will prepare a holiday meal around the theme of “A Cross-Country Culinary Adventure” on December 1 at the famed New York City venue.

Detroit Athletic Club Culinary Team Invited to James Beard House

By | September 22, 2016

Led by longtime Executive Chef Kevin Brennan, the club’s culinary team was invited to cook at the famed New York City fine-dining establishment on October 14, preparing a one-of-a-kind dinner for approximately 80 people. The club was also named one of “Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” for the 17th consecutive year.

Winning Their Votes


In three years, Executive Chef Vincent Horville has helped to raise the dining profile of The Metropolitan Club of The City of Washington D.C. from the inside out- and he still finds time to occasionally help out at the White House, too.