A Centennial Outdoor Gala featuring vintage cocktails from 1916 was the first of eleven events planned for the year that will all feature a 100th-birthday theme.
Upgrading aquatic facilities and broadening the scope of programming helps clubs appeal to both the youngest and oldest members.
The $1.3 million renovation features a zero-depth entry pool, a mushroom fountain, resort-style water slide, and a separate new splash wading pool. The building also houses a full-service poolside café and bar, new locker facilities, and a breezeway connecting the center with the tennis facilities.
On March 28, the property’s Grille Room will showcase its new modern decor, full service dine-at bar, wine lockers, and contemporary menus. The club has also named Michael Meffe as Executive Chef in conjunction with the opening.
Palo Alto Hills Golf & Country Club in Palo Alto, Calif., will remove diseased Monterey pines before moving on to a comprehensive renovation. Sylvania (Ohio) Country Club and Kenosha (Wis.) Country Club will both be restored with the aid of aerial photography.
Balancing seasonality, sustainability and originality, chefs are cooking up creative and successful seafood presentations— even at clubs firmly located on dry land. By Joanna DeChellis, Contributing Editor SUMMING IT UP A little education goes a long way to ensure sales and success when introducing new seafood dishes. Freshness and quality product are essential. Highlighting seafood…