Drew Tait

Putting an Eye Toward Our Future

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With plans for a huge kitchen renovation in the coming years, Kelly Greens G&CC’s Executive Chef Drew Tait is careful to not grow stagnant while waiting on improvements. Instead, he and his team are evolving and improving with new outdoor dining plans and a culinary garden. As I enter my second year at Kelly Greens Golf […]


Drew Tait

8 Hiring Strategies for Club F&B Operations

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Kelly Greens G&CC’s Executive Chef Drew Tait learned that the job must fit the individual as much as the individual must fit the job. Every September we begin hiring for seasonal positions to work through April (when we slow down again for the summer). Some of our seasonal staff returns year after year while other positions welcome […]


Drew Tait

How Kelly Greens G&CC Survived Irma

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As hurricane Irma approached Florida’s gulf coast, Kelly Greens G&CC’s Executive Chef Drew Tait and his team prepared for the worst and hoped for the best. My wife and I have lived in southwest Florida for over 20 years. We’ve survived many different hurricanes. But this year was different for us; this was the first […]


Drew Tait

5 Ways to Build a Culinary Leadership Environment

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Drew Tait, Executive Chef of Kelly Greens G&CC, has developed an extensive leadership philosophy he hopes will elevate his culinary team, his club and himself. As chefs, we’ve all read many books and articles on leadership. It’s important to always continue to develop our skills as successful and effective leaders. One area I have recently […]