A Strategic Alliance in Hiring Your Next Executive Chef

It has been just over three years since David placed our Executive Chef Peter Smithing here at Plainfield Country Club. He has been nothing short of spectacular with his food quality, presentation and cost controls. Member satisfaction with our dining operation has never been higher. In addition to his fine culinary skills and leadership, he is accommodating to the members and their special requests and is a positive influence on the staff.

Your search process was very thorough and helped to put the best candidates for our Club in front of the committee. You made what is typically a very tedious and chance process fair and objective that allowed us to find the right fit for members and staff. I am certain that Chef Peter’s resume would not have found my desk without your assistance. He has become my key staff member that I can lean on and trust for any project or challenges that arise.


Gregory Colombo, CCM

General Manager

Plainfield Country Club


A Strategic Alliance In Hiring Your Next Executive Chef

Master Club Advisors & David Meyers Associates, Ltd.

David Meyers Associates is a recognized leader in placing exceptional culinary management talent to the hospitality industry. With more than 25 years of hospitality management experiences as an Executive Chef and General Manager, he brings a uniquely refreshing operational perspective to the requirements facing businesses today. David has practical experiences at nationally recognized properties including the 5 Diamond/Star Ritz Carlton Hotel Chicago, and Platinum Private Clubs including The Standard Club of Chicago, Twin Orchard Country Club, and most recently at the North Shore Country Club where he successfully managed for fifteen years. Formally trained in both the hospitality management and the culinary art disciplines, David earned an Associates degree in Hospitality Management and completed a three-year Chef Apprentice Program under strict American Culinary Federation (ACF) guidelines. His continuing professional relationships include the Club Managers Association of America, ACF and NACE organizations, and is a Board Advisor/ Instructor to the Triton College Hospitality Management Program.


Today the Club industry demands a higher level of culinary expertise due to increased member expectations. With growing competition for high-quality culinary professionals, club managers face real challenges recruiting the top talent. Managers need assurance they have retained the best match for their club. Securing an ideal fit is a risk unless strategic systems and expert guidance are employed.


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David Meyers Associates, Ltd.


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Phone: 847.705.6700 & 512.388.4100  •  Fax: 512.388.9997



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