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Club Chef’s Association of America – Greater Chicago Chapter

Ask any club chef how much the industry has evolved over the last 10 years. “Are you kidding me?” joked one chef we recently spoke with, “Not just 10, this industry has evolved over the last year!” The Club Chef Association of America (CCAA) – Greater Chicago Chapter exists to help Chicago-area club chefs adapt to the ever-changing […]

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Executive Chef Terry Boston on “Keeping the Passion in Wine Programs”

March 5-7 is the annual Chef to Chef conference in Atlanta, Georgia brought together by Club & Resort Business Magazine. “Club & Resort Business’ Chef to Chef Conference is devoted exclusively to the special needs of club and resort food and beverage operations. The conference agenda is designed by practicing club chefs, to assure that […]

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What’s with the ping-pong table? And other questions from VGM Club’s time at the CMAA World Conference

Written by: Cam Schultz I should start by saying what a phenomenal CMAA EXPO this year was, and we have been to many great shows through our 20-plus year history. However, this one just felt different. And don’t worry, we have a theory on why this was the case: The club industry is truly bustling […]

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It takes a village: VGM Club’s 2017 Golf Industry Show

Written by: Cam Schultz There is a proverb that says, “It takes a village to raise a child” meaning everyone who is around an adolescent should take a role in assuring that child grows into a healthy adult. The same could be said about VGM Club’s approach to this year’s Golf Industry Show (GIS) in […]

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2017 PGA Merchandise Show Recap

Written by Pete Kinney – Director of Business Development, Pro Shop “2017 is a big year for both our industry and our members. We have a HUGE opportunity in front of us to “take back” the pro shop business – and that is our goal.” What do I mean by that? I had this conversation with many […]