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March 20, 2013
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  • Club managers, chefs convened at Denver's Chef to Chef Conference
    More than 200 executive chefs, general managers and food and beverage specialists attended the largest Chef to Chef Conference ever hosted by Club & Resort Business, held March 10-12 in Denver. Attendees viewed demonstrations and presentations on culinary topics including how to create healthier children's menus, expand fine dining service and introduce an effective staff training program. ClubAndResortBusiness.com (3/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Gender roles continue to evolve
    Parental roles are converging, according to a report from the Pew Research Center, as more women pursue careers outside the home and men take on more housework and childcare responsibilities. While modern parenthood certainly hasn't eradicated "traditional" gender roles -- women still do the majority of housework and childcare -- it is forcing American parents to create a healthy work and family life balance. Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism (3/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • The next generation of foodies
    Millennials eat at fine dining establishments twice as often as Baby Boomers, according to Technomic, and the younger generation is increasingly driving the latest culinary trends. "They know the difference between garganelli and strozzapreti. Across the board, they are three times the gastronauts their parents are," said Andrew Zimmern, host of "Bizarre Foods" on the Travel Channel. Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.) (3/16) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  On the Green 
  • 5 ways to add value to your golf course
    A golf course is a living, breathing business organism that must be nurtured in order to perform well, writes golf course appraiser Larry Hirsh. Hirsh outlines several ways to increase the value of a course including keeping members up to date on course maintenance schedules through social media and creating a go-to maintenance plan made available to employees. Golf Course Industry online (3/18) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Webinar: "If you aren't talking to your employees about fraud, who is?"
    This March 28 session offers insight into recommended roles and responsibilities for fraud prevention and detection. From the direction and expectations of the board of directors to club executives and employees, everyone has a role in preventing and eliminating fraud. This program illustrates the expectations executives should set with their employees and underscores the type of anti-fraud training that clubs should provide to every employee.

    Webinar content includes a review of types of fraud and features case studies from clubs and other hospitality establishments. This is not a session about segregation of duties and standard internal control issues, but rather one that examines the fraud tolerance and conscience of clubs that will leave attendees thinking, “Who at my club is overtly delivering this message to the employees?”

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  • Spotlight on legal, legislative and regulatory education
    Join us at the National Club Conference April 28-30 for direct access to NCA’s exclusive insight into regulatory changes and legal issues that will affect your club’s future success.

    The "Legislative, Regulatory and Legal Issues for Clubs" education track at this year's National Club Conference provides expert analysis on two pressing issues facing clubs today: the implementation challenges of the Affordable Care Act and the rapidly rising number of employment-related lawsuits.

    Read full education session descriptions. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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