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  • Categories: Club Grub - Podcast, Food and Beverage, VGM Club

    On this special double feature episode, we talk with Club + Resort Chef’s Joanna DeChellis about this year’s Chef2Chef Conference and also with McCain Foods Samantha Melson who share how her company is cooking up a perfect pairing for microbrews. Double the discussion and twice the popular “3-course Questions” segment. Click here to listen to the podcast with Joanna DeChellis!   

    Tags: Chef2Chef, Cooking it up, Joanna DeChellis, McCain Foods, Samantha Melson

  • Categories: Agronomy, Clubhouse, Food and Beverage, Golf

    “We can’t wait to get On the Road Again” by Cam Schultz   April 29, 2019 marks the 86th birthday of country music legend and my all-time favorite songwriter Willie Nelson. Shotgun Willie’s way with words have always marveled me. So much so I often listen to his music when looking for literary inspiration. That’s where I found myself a couple days ago. Listening to Sirius XM channel 59 when VGM Club’s very own red-headed stranger, Mike Woltz, walked

  • Categories: Clubhouse, Food and Beverage

    The 2019 Chef To Chef Conference is in New Orleans, LA. From March 10th to the 12th some of the best chefs in the country will come together and attend this insightful conference that highlights the importance of the food & beverage industry. VGM Club is happy to return to the conference this year and be 1 of 13 sponsors at this esteemed event.  At the beginning of this year, we had the opportunity to host Chef Kevin Walker on our Club Grub podcast. Chef Kevin is one of many great

    Tags: Chef, Chef to Chef, Club Chef, vgm club

  • Categories: Agronomy, Food and Beverage

    2019 show season is upon us, and VGM Club will be attending multiple shows across the country! Take a look at the upcoming shows we will be attending and be sure to stop by and say hello. We would love to discuss ways to fully utilize your membership! Golf Industry Show – San Diego, CA – February 2 – 7 The GIS in San Diego, CA is going on now! We cannot be more excited to take part in such an impactful week for the club industry.  This year we are will be located

    Tags: 2019 show season, Chef to Chef, CMAA, GIS

  • Categories: Agronomy, Clubhouse, Food and Beverage, Pro Shop

    It is no secret that hiring, training, purchasing and maintaining a club’s operations is a daily challenge. Completing day to day tasks, giving the highest quality customer service and making purchases all while trying to stay under budget is the balancing act most clubs tend to face year in and year out. Knowing how to utilize your VGM Club membership can make everyone’s lives easier in all areas of your club. Make strides to maximize savings in 2019. Invoice analysis At

    Tags: club, club savings, maximize, savings

  • Categories: Agronomy, Clubhouse, Food and Beverage, Pro Shop

    Written by Andrew Huff: “What does your facility do differently to be unique and stand out as a destination to work?” Keep this question in your mind as you scroll through this piece. At the bottom you will find a word cloud built out of your answers. To participate in this live brainstorming session with the VGM Club community, click here. Lost in our piece “What is the Modern Country Club? An Investigation.” is the second component of a

    Tags: Hiring, Hiring, Managing and Retaining Great Staff, Managing, Retaining, Staff

  • Categories: Clubhouse, Food and Beverage, VGM Club

    Written by Andrew Huff: Almost 40 years ago, the New York Times published “Country Clubs Sell a New Image.” Below is an excerpt from the piece, Harrison Dorothy Fine, who has been with the Westchester Country Club for 38 years, was standing outside the main entrance one Saturday night recently when a motorcycle pulled up. The passenger, a young woman dressed in jeans, was a club member. “Anything wrong?” she asked Miss Fine. “I said I remembered

    Tags: Modern Country Club

  • Categories: Food and Beverage

    Torresella Wines brings Italian authenticity to VGM Club members. Torresella strives to inspire drinkers to live an Italian lifestyle, appreciating the little things in life, and understands the direct connection between social activities and authentic Venetian wines. How does Torresella achieve this? Authenticity: We use traditional techniques, combined with the best modern innovations, to produce our sustainably farmed wines. The result is an amazingly flavorful wine, with the true

    Tags: Authenticity, Torresella Wines

  • Categories: Clubhouse, Food and Beverage

    We knew we could create a casual environment for our active members, so they would not have to change to enter. We want to offer every amenity under our roof. – Millie Harper on the addition of The Bunker, a coffee shop located on the North Ridge campus. We spent some time talking with Assistant General Manager, Millie Harper from North Ridge Country Club, about the club’s efforts to adapt, evolve and create new avenues for revenue through the addition of The Bunker Cafe,

    Tags: Coffee, Coffee Shop, New Avenues For Revenue, The Bunker

  • Categories: Food and Beverage, VGM Club

    Angelina McLean, Head Bartender of Eagle Creek Golf & Country Club in Naples, Florida is the Club Grub Mixology winner, after submitting her drink, Mr. and Mrs. T Mango Tango! Her citrucy creation provided customers with a kick, or in tango terms – patada.  Here’s Angelina’s winning recipe! 1 ½ oz. Ciroc Mango-Flavored Vodka ½ oz. Fresh Lime Juice 2 oz. Mr & Mrs T Sweet and Sour Mix ½ oz. Rose’s Grenadine Jalapeno Slices Lemonade Preparing

    Tags: Club Grub, Mixology