Bobby Crifasi of New Orleans CC has been elected as President of the Club Managers Association of America for 2018, Randall Ruder of the Beach Point Club will be this year’s Vice President, and Mark Bado of Myers Park CC will be Secretary-Treasurer. Four Board members were elected or re-elected as Directors, with five others continuing to serve.
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Robert C. James, CCM, CCE, CHE, Chief Operating Officer of Westchester Country Club, Rye, N.Y., was elected President; Robert J. “Bobby” Crifasi, CCM, CCE, CPA, General Manager of New Orleans Country Club was elected Vice-President; and Randall J. Ruder, CCM, CCE, General Manager of Beach Point Club, Mamaroneck, N.Y. was elected Secretary–Treasurer. The association also announced that C. W. Cook, MCM, CCE, General Manager/Chief Operating Officer of North Hills Club, Raleigh, N.C., and Mac Niven, MCM, CCE, General Manager, Almaden Golf & Country Club, San Jose, Calif., have completed the requirements for the Master Club Manager designation.
Club chefs are on the lookout for the next exotic dish, technique or ingredient that is approachable, but still ignites curiosity. The world is fast becoming a smaller place, and global ingredients like blue prawns and black mint, as well as dishes like paella and sushi, are no longer out of reach—or out of context—on […]
ACF Culinary National Team USA ranked fourth in the world overall and won two gold medals in the 24th Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung International Culinary Exhibition, held October 22-25, in Erfurt, Germany. Two of the ACF Culinary USA teams—national and youth—finished in the top 10 and featured several chefs from leading private clubs.
ACF Culinary National Team USA, ACF Culinary Youth Team USA and United States Army Culinary Arts Team will represent the U.S. in the Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung, to be held October 22-25 in Erfurt, Germany. Chefs from clubs including Westchester Country Club in Rye, N.Y., Myers Park Country Club in Charlotte, N.C., The Fort Worth (Texas) Club and more are competing on the teams.