GOLF KITCHEN AND GLENARBOR ASSEMBLE CULINARY TEAM SURE TO DELIGHT GUESTS AT CULINARY EXCELLENCE AWARDS
July 2nd, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: On August 19th the Golf Kitchen Culinary Excellence Awards will create magic at the prestigious GlenArbor Golf Club in Bedford Hills, New York.
Cooking at this By Invitation Only event:
* Scott Haegele, Director of Culinary Operations at Royal Poinciana Golf Club, Naples, Florida
* Tim Trill, Executive Chef at Westhampton Country Club, Westhampton, New York
* Blake Burgard, Executive Chef at The Tuxedo Club, Tuxedo Park, New York
* Jose Carles Fabregas at Downtown Boqueron Puerto Rico
* Michael Ruggiero, Host and Executive Chef at GlenArbor Golf Club, Bedford Hills, New York
* Marisa Hernandez, Executive Pastry Chef at GlenArbor Golf Club, Bedford Hills, New York
“What a treat to collaborate with such a great collection of chefs, and industry leaders. I think as a professional you are always excited to create, to learn, and to be an artist. What better canvas to do all of it than at GlenArbor Golf Club for the Golf Kitchen Culinary Excellence Awards? I am looking forward to utilizing what the Earth provides and crafting some incredible flavors once again! An event to not be missed for certain” said Ruggiero.
A cocktail party with signature cocktails, specialty wines and hors d’oeuvres will kick off this elegant event and if you are lucky you may receive some golf pointers from GlenArbor's Head Golf Professional and 2019 PGA Championship Low Club Pro, Rob Labritz, who was an early advocate in the Golf Kitchen vision.
The four-course menu will showcase a collection of progressive American Club Cuisine utilizing the finest products available with GlenArbor’s Sommelier Fernando Silva pairing fine wines to enhance each dish.
Award presentations to some of the industry’s most exceptional culinary talent will be presented by a special guest to be announced.
*Culinary Excellence Award for an Outstanding Private Golf Club or Country Club
*Culinary Excellence Award for an Outstanding Golf Resort
*Culinary Excellence Award for Outstanding Executive Chef at a Private Golf or Country Club
*Culinary Excellence Award for Outstanding Executive Chef at a Golf Resort
*Culinary Excellence Award for Outstanding Pastry Chef at a Private Golf or Country Club
*Culinary Excellence Award for Outstanding Pastry Chef at a Golf Resort
*Golf Kitchen Encouragement Award for a Rising Star
*Golf Kitchen Visionary Leader in Club Management Award for a Private Golf or Country Club
* Golf Kitchen Visionary Leader in Club Management Award for a Golf Resort
* Golf Kitchen Purveyor of the year Award
“I am pleased to announce that this year Golf Kitchen is adding a Purveyor category, that will recognize a farmer, business, product, or service that meets the highest expectations of the finest clubs,” stated DeLucia.
A silent auction will be held by Grandstand Sports featuring a jewelry bar, exclusive vacation packages and more to benefit the first Golf Kitchen scholarship award which will be presented to an up and coming club employee who shows great promise in the industry. This awardee will complete the Professional Culinary Arts diploma program at the International Culinary Center® in New York including a 200-hour externship at a private golf or country club in 2020.
For more information about our event, scholarship and culinary lineup, go to GolfKitchen.com/GlenArbor
Diana DeLucia. Golf Kitchen, firstname.lastname@example.org, 860 406 1782
Morgan Gregory, President: GlenArbor Golf Club, email@example.com
Providing a collegial combination of golf, fine dining, and camaraderie, the GlenArbor Golf Club was founded in 2001. The Club is located on 200 acres of land in northern Westchester County, on grounds that were originally developed in 1917 as the White Estate – one of the largest, historic estates in Westchester. GlenArbor’s master plan preserved the property’s historic roots as benefitting its heritage. The award-winning, Mark Finlay designed, 33,000 square-feet clubhouse that overlooks the first and eighteenth fairways and offers stunning views of the course and the surrounding landscape. Formal and informal dining options are available along with a number of private dining and meetings rooms in which to host intimate and larger member events.
To learn more about GlenArbor’s rich history and culture, and why it is the leader in the metropolitan area for membership satisfaction, please visit the Club’s website: http://www.glenarborclub.com/History-Culture.aspx
Gary Player was carefully selected to design and transform the land while preserving its native beauty into a world-class golf course, proudly calling it “his masterpiece.” The Par 72 course measures 6,981 yards and hosts under 10,000 rounds annually. The 9-hole short game facility also designed by Player is part of the Club’s renowned teaching program. The State-of-the-Art Teaching Center is open year-round and operated by passionate teaching professionals that truly customize the experience for the membership. GlenArbor hosts the Gary Player Invitational yearly each October.
The Club is dedicated to conservation and recognized for its leadership in bluebird research and its farm garden initiatives. The dining experience is further enhanced by produce from GlenArbor’s organic gardens.
The Club is open from the middle of March until Christmas Eve. The indoor Teaching Center remains open for lessons throughout the winter. During the season, the Club is open six days a week (closed Tuesdays for golf outings). Lunch and dinner are served six days a week.
About Golf Kitchen
The Golf Kitchen concept was born in 2010 at a meeting at Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton and three years later Diana DeLucia completed and published her first book and proof of concept titled Golf Club World, Behind the Gates. The recipes and culinary stories proved to be very popular and the Golf Kitchen book concept was realized.
The first Golf Kitchen book was launched at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York with a star-studded line up of private golf and country club chefs globally, cooking a food and wine tasting for the members and guests that will always be a night to remember. This was quickly followed by a similar event at Cassique at Kiawah Island Club, South Carolina. It was here the magazine concept was born, and Golf Kitchen Magazine is now in its second year and has evolved into an upscale biannual publication.
Golf Kitchen Punta Mita followed with a four-day golf and culinary extravaganza hosted in Punta Mita, Mexico - which boasts both Four Seasons and St. Regis on the property and two renowned Jack Nicklaus Signature-designed golf courses, Pacifico and Bahia - followed in April of 2018 and 2019.
The Golf Kitchen Culinary Excellence Awards launched at Edgewood Country Club in New Jersey on October 4th, 2018 and now has a new home at the prestigious GlenArbor Golf Club, in Bedford, New York. The second book in the Golf Kitchen series is titled Golf Kitchen Americas and will launch pre-Christmas, 2019. (date TBA, pre-orders available)
For more information about Golf Kitchen Americas, please contact the author, Diana DeLucia at firstname.lastname@example.org
About the International Culinary Center
Founded by the late Dorothy Cann Hamilton as The French Culinary InstituteTM in 1984, the International Culinary Center® (ICC®) is a global leader in professional culinary, pastry and wine education in New York City with graduates from more than 90 countries. The renowned six-month Total ImmersionSM program has produced such talents as Bobby Flay, David Chang, Dan Barber, Joshua Skenes, Christina Tosi and 15,000 more under the guidance of deans including Jacques Pépin and Jacques Torres. ICC’s mission is to train the next generation of culinary leaders and innovators, providing students with the credentials, confidence and connections to chart a successful career anywhere in the world.