News About the Advisors Assisting Boards,
Owners, Staffs, and Members Around the World
Denver, Colorado (March 29, 2019) Chef Bill is often asked to assist in the operations at Mike Shanahan's Steakhouse in Denver. On his assignment this week, A5 Kobe Steak was introduced. Bill took a video of a 16-ounce cut which the customer ordered "Black and Blue." His choice was $480. His dining partner ordered a smaller cut of 10 ounces.
Glendale, Arizona (March 27, 2019) Doug has packed up his new Chevy and is headed to Evergreen, Colorado, Hiwan Golf Club, as their new General Manager. Hiwan GC is a very respected membership club at an elevation of 7,665, located 30 miles southwest of Denver. Doug has completed several interim assignments with Club Advisors and he will be missed.
Las Vegas, Nevada (February 21, 2019) The Club Advisors 2019 Company Booklet is complete and has been sent out to previous and potential clients. The booklet outlines our guarantees and deliverables to Boards, Owners, and Management of Private Clubs around the World. Club Advisors is the leading Private Club Interim Management Company in the USA. Managers include General Managers, Clubhouse Managers, Executive Chefs, Golf Course Superintendents, Elite Tennis Professional. Coming Soon, an Interim Controller in April. Copies of the Booklet are available online or published copies can be obtained by emailing Marketing@ClubAdvisors.com.
Las Vegas, Nevada (February 9, 2019) The Club Advisor Executive Chefs, with the assistance of Tiffany Porter (Design With Tiffany), completed the company 3-Panel brochure on the chef services provided by the company. The brochure includes a description of the value-added benefits of engaging the services of Club Advisors Executive Chefs, along with fees and services. Also included in the brochure are short biographies on each chef and examples of their works. The brochure is posted online and can be downloaded and printed for the convenience of the club and staff. Chef Corwin continues his assignment at The Fountaingrove Club in Santa Rosa, California and Chef Ballard is assisting the Forest Lawn Club in Columbia, South Carolina.
Tampa, Florida (December 24, 2018) Our Manager, Terry Clark, happened to be in Tampa, Florida, home of Gabe Aluisy, Founder of the Private Club Agency, and host of Private Club Radio, during the holidays and appeared once again on the show. Despite the busy holiday season, scheduling challenges, the flu and a chill in Tampa, the show must go on and it did on Christmas Eve. This links to the broadcast - Enjoy.
Fountaingrove, California (December 6, 2018) Chef Corwin will be assisting the team at The Fountaingrove Club for the next couple of months. As many of you know, The Fountaingrove Club clubhouse burned to the ground during the Tubbs Fire of 2017, yet they went to plan "B" and are continuing to serve the members with food and beverage.
Golden, CO (November 11, 2018) The team at Mount Vernon Canyon Club in Golden, Colorado, paid tribute to veterans from WWII to the present day Sunday by honoring them with a complimentary brunch at the Club. Despite the snow and bad road conditions, over 160 members and guests turned out for Sunday brunch where over 30 veterans were treated with the complimentary brunch. Live music included the singing of the National Anthem and other patriotic tunes to the delight of the staff, members, and guests. Skip Thompson, Club Advisors' Interim General Manager, is on assignment at the Club.
Golden, CO (October 24, 2018) Skip Thompson, CCM, is all packed up and heading to Mount Vernon Canyon Club in Golden, Colorado, for an Interim GM Assignment. This is a classic story of a pro-active Board improving on the GM position by engaging an Interim GM. Skip, while serving as General Manager, will have a statement of work to complete for the members and Board until the new GM is selected and arrives.
Coronado Del Mar, CA (October 23, 2018) Executive Chef Beat Meier, CEC, is en route to Balboa Yacht Club in Newport
Beach, CA, for an interim assignment as Executive Chef. Beat has successful interim assignments at Eau Gallie Yacht Club, Cat Cay Yacht Club, and he served five years at Colonial Country Club as Executive Chef.
Shaneateles, NY (August 28, 2018) - On July 5, 2018, Chef Joel Corwin packed up his car and headed from Chicago to Shaneateles, New York, to assist Shaneateles Country Club in the height of the season with events, banquets, and weddings. He jumped right in to take the load off the staff operating at full speed. Today, he is stopping by The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown before heading home to the Cubs game.
Bartlesville, OK (April 29, 2018) Club Advisors' Interim General Manager, Skip Thompson, arrives at Hillcrest Country Club as Interim General Manager assisting the Board with a list of projects and goals during his tenure. He will also assist the Club in recruiting a new General Manager.
Tampa, FL (April 19, 2018) - Last week, Terry Clark, Manager, Club Advisors was invited to appear on the Private Club Radio Show out of Tampa. He was thrilled to get to know Gabe Aluisy, learn more about his company (The Private Club Agency), Private Club Radio, and most of all his recently released book on membership sales and marketing called, The Definitive Guide To Membership Marketing, forwarded by Rick Coyne and Gregg Patterson. The book is available on Amazon. In Terry's opinion, this book is the best guide he has seen for teeing it up for success in membership sales, service and retention. "This book should be in every private club, Terry said and should be the reference manual for the membership committees, membership directors, and general managers. The interview with Gabe is at this link, Private Club Radio.
El Niguel, CA (April 13, 2018) - Chef William "Bill" Ballard, CEC, AAC, Bend, Oregon, joined the Club Advisors Team earlier this month and has been assigned as Interim Executive Chef at El Niguel CC in beautiful Southern California. He has been there two weeks and is having a blast.
Springfield, IL (January 5, 2018) - Shortly after the New Year, Doug went on assignment at the request of the Board of the Sangamo Club in Springfield, Illinois. After lunch with the Executive Committee, he was handed the keys with direction to operatate the Club and assist GSI in recruiting a new general manager. He listed a number of project accomplishements during his tenure of three months.