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A collection of articles, videos and podcasts that demonstrates our latest thinking and fresh perspective on all things hospitality.

On Tap with Designer, Jessica Gates

Monday, May 22, 2023 | video

In this episode of On Tap presented by FSCI The Americas , RealFood's Jessica Gates, FCSI , talks about how consumers' restaurant experiences directly relate to foodservice design. Plus, she shares about her own design methodology and favorite passion project. The show’s host, Wade Koehler, asks some thought-provoking (and hilarious) “would you rather” questions that give insight into Jess as a person and professional. [...] read more

Starting (and Succeeding) From Scratch

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 | article

The commitment to a made-on-site menu means having a well-trained kitchen crew and a thoughtful back-of-the-house strategy to support them. In this Foodservice Equipment & Supplies magazine article, RFHSD's Matt Camilleri and other industry experts talk through how to make prep and production space work to support a made-from-scratch philosophy. [...] read more

Private Club F&B: How To Stop Doing the Same Thing

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 | article

The answer to our challenges in private club food and beverage is not singular, but it’s possible to unearth some clarity with good thinking and the willingness to transform. Unlike external forces, operational decisions are within our control, and this internal influence is how we can impact the success of our F&B operations. In this Boardroom magazine article, Ed Doyle of RealFood offers ways to ignite the wisdom within your club’s foodservice operation.

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Lighting Up the Clubhouse Kitchen

Sunday, January 15, 2023 | troon magazine

When Gerald Sombright arrived at The Club at the Dunes in Naples, Florida, he had already claimed a MICHELIN Star, making him the first black man in America to earn the most coveted culinary accolade in the world. At his new post as executive chef at The Dunes, the pages of his inspiring story continue to turn. Read on for more on this celebrated chef, authored by RealFood’s Joelle Creamer . [...] read more

Private Club Elevates Member Dining

Thursday, January 12, 2023 | feature

As membership at Marin Country Club in Novato, CA, began to skew toward younger families, social spaces and experiences became a priority. Club leadership answered members' calls with a total renovation of the dining room, bar and patio; and RealFood designed the foodservice spaces for the reimagined areas. [...] read more

Guts and Gusto: Chef Clark Norris of Red Ledges

Monday, December 5, 2022 | troon magazine

Chef Clark Norris leads the culinary team at Red Ledges, a premier four-season resort community in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. His hands-on, team-inspired culinary approach results in a menu brimming with fresh flavors and signature dishes, like honey shoyu salmon, saffron poached shrimp, Kurobuta pork chops and scratch-made Bolognese. The Club’s Juniper Grill renovation will add space for a range of dining experiences and increase capacity for both indoor and outdoor dining.

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Pushing the Boundaries of “Eatertainment”

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 | podcast

GolfZon Social combines an energizing eating and drinking experience with best-in-industry golf simulator technology. RealFood’s Ed Doyle joins The Turn podcast hosts and fellow guests to unpack “eatertainment” and share how this new concept delivers all the elements to uplevel guests’ social game. [...] read more