Chef's Table

Jacksonville G&CC Wows Members with Game of Thrones Chef’s Table [Slideshow]

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Jacksonville G&CC’s Executive Chef built the ultimate setting for a private chef’s table member event. Club chefs are masters at creative displays and dining events. Many go to great lengths, building specialty props or sourcing specific ingredients, to create a unique and special experience for members. Jacksonville Golf & Country Club’s Executive Chef Mike Ramsey […]


Club Chef Go Beyond Basic BBQ

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Club chefs are enhancing this classic cooking technique by introducing global flavors, more complex techniques and non-traditional cuts. Traditional barbecue will always have a place in clubs—especially in the summer. But as adventurous chefs introduce global flavors and dishes and employ more complex cooking techniques, barbecue is becoming increasingly more interesting. At Tulsa (Okla.) Country […]


The Science of Pickling

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Executive Chef Mike Ramsey of Jacksonville (Fla.) Golf & Country Club (JGCC) is a self-proclaimed pickle geek. At JGCC, which does $1.9 million in annual F&B revenue (see “It’s All in the Details, C&RB’s Chef to Chef, April 2015), he pickles in a variety of ways, and for a variety of reasons. C2C: You recently […]


The Chef’s Role in the Club Setting

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An executive chef’s official role in a club or resort setting can be described in the well-penned paragraphs of a job description or a job listing. All of the expected credentials—relevant experience, being a leader and team builder, understanding the membership dynamic, being fiscally responsible, being organized and creative—would be included for obvious reasons. As […]