The Chef to Chef Conference is a can’t-miss event that reflects the fast-growing importance of food and beverage in the club and resort industry, and the critical contributions of the people who run those operations and create great food for members and guests.


March 1-3, 2020
The Westin Charlotte

Charlotte, N.C.

First-time Attendee: $3,150

Returning Attendee: $2,950

Our 2019 Speakers

The Conference’s two days of educational sessions features a full lineup of heavy-hitter club chefs, including several Certified Master Chefs, who will present on topics tailored to their skills and experiences. Below are some of the 2019 Chef to Chef Conference presenters.

John Folse

John D. Folse, CEC, AAC


Chef John Folse & Company

Russell Scott, CMC, CHE

Culinary Director

The Club at Carlton Woods

J. Kevin Walker

J. Kevin Walker, CMC, AAC

Executive Chef

Ansley Golf Club

Jennifer Kopp, CEPC

Executive Pastry Chef

The Metropolitan Club of The City of Washington

Charles M. Carroll, CEC, AAC

Executive Chef

River Oaks Country Club

Joseph M. Leonardi, CMC

Director of Culinary Operations

The Country Club

K. Scott Craig

K. Scott Craig, CEC, CCA, WCMC

Dir. of Culinary Operations/Executive Chef

Myers Park Country Club

Richard Jallet

Executive Chef

Baltimore Country Club

Nelson Millán

Executive Chef

San Antonio Country Club

Michael Ponzio

Executive Chef

Medinah Country Club

Daniel Pliska, CEC, AAC

Chef Instructor

Ozarks Technical Community College

Jerry Schreck

Executive Chef

Merion Golf Club

David Daddezio, PC1

Executive Chef

Vicmead Hunt Club and Bidermann Golf Course

Lawrence T. McFadden, CMC

General Manager/COO

Union Club

All Hail the Queen City

Situated in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, Charlotte is one of America's fastest growing cities and now a burgeoning food capital, with some of the country's top chefs, mixologists, and bakers. In March 2020, Charlotte will play host to the 12th annual Chef to Chef Conference, giving attendees a unique opportunity to explore its many culinary delights.

Celebrating 12 years of Chef to Chef

The annual Chef to Chef Conference, presented by Club + Resort Chef, offers an abundance of knowledge on cooking, management concepts and operating practices. Club and resort chefs come to Chef to Chef to learn, network and be inspired. They leave with practical, club-specific ideas they can’t get anywhere else.

In twelve years, the Chef to Chef Conference has grown from 55 attendees in Las Vegas to more than 400 in New Orleans. We’ve crossed the country, taking the event to some of the most exciting food cities in America, including New Orleans, San Francisco and Atlanta.

Our Sponsors

Sponsorship of the Chef to Chef Conference brings attendees who are eager to find out about your business directly to you. During the three-day Conference, you will gain respect, credibility and a host of new customers by displaying your products and marketing materials and talking with them about how you can help them improve their operations.