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 […]

Why New Orleans Commands a Repeat Performance


The 2019 Chef to Chef Conference will return to the Big Easy for the eleventh annual event, which will be held March 10-12, 2019. For the second time in its ten-year history, New Orleans will play host to the 2019 Chef to Chef Conference, March 10th through March 12th. (This marks the first time in […]

“Fresh Efforts” Featured at Williamsport (Pa.) CC

By | July 3, 2018

A new Clubhouse Manager and Executive Chef have joined the staff of the 109-year-old club in the past year, and helped to send food sales “through the roof” by featuring a complete scratch-made menu. The 450-member club also features an A.W. Tillinghast-designed golf course.   Over the last year, Williamsport (Pa.) Country Club has added […]

$29M Drive Shack Facility to be Built in New Orleans

By | April 16, 2018

The golf entertainment complex will be housed in the former Times-Picayune building, and is expected to open by the end of 2019. The 62,000-sq. ft. facility will include three levels with 90 driving bays facing a netted range outfitted with targets and ball tracking, a gaming lounge, corporate and group event space, a roof terrace […]

Drive Shack Proposed for Former Times-Picayune Building

By | March 16, 2018

The proposed plan would demolish the newspaper’s previous building in New Orleans and build a three-story, 20,000-sq. ft. golf entertainment facility with a large outdoor driving area. The project is still in an exploratory stage, with details such as zoning still being ironed out. The Drive Shack golf facility under consideration for the former Times-Picayune […]

Bayou Oaks Helps Revitalize New Orleans Neighborhood

By | May 24, 2017

The South Course at City Park is part of a larger neighborhood revitalization in New Orleans, and 16 similar projects are being implemented across the country. Gerry Barousse Jr., a real estate developer and banker, noted that including golf in the project was “crucial to create sustainability within the model and a revenue stream to support the program.”