How the Chef to Chef Conference Has Improved Me and My Club

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For Chad Myers, Executive Chef of Dubuque (Iowa) Golf & Country Club, the annual Chef to Chef Conference has helped him to build a strong network of club chefs he can call on for help. I recently registered for this year’s Chef to Chef Conference in Seattle and I’m really excited. For a while, I wasn’t sure […]


Millennials

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 […]


Chef’s Thoughts with Jason McClain

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If Jason McClain weren’t Executive Chef of the Jonathan Club (Los Angeles), he’d be an actor or hedge fund manager. When he’s not hand-selecting bushels of sun-soaked Swiss chard or snipping delicate chive greens from his 3,000-sq.-ft. rooftop garden in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, the Jonathan Club’s Executive Chef, Jason McClain, can be […]


Pulled By the Headlines

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Addressing healthy eating and special dietary needs and requests should be viewed as a culinary opportunity, not a nuisance.