DZA Associates (DZA) provides Chef Search and Management Consulting services to the private club community. Founded in 2000 by David Meyers following a remarkable career as an Executive Chef and General Manager at nationally recognized private club properties, David Meyers' personalized services provided Club General Managers and Boards unparalleled expertise towards finding ideal culinary talent complementary of all business, professional and personal objectives.

Legit Concepts Coaching

NCF is a one stop shop for all your uniform needs including basic stock options and custom designs. Since 1989 we have been supplying the Food Service, Hospitality, Gaming and Military Food Service industries with uniforms at competitive prices.

Our July 4th – 2021 Independence Day Message

Dear Friends of the Firm, July 4th comes once a year with so many reasons to celebrate the achievements of a nation. Also known as Independence Day, July 4th is a national holiday widely known for fireworks, trips to the pool, and festive gatherings with tasty BBQ and fireworks.  However, we encourage you to take […]

Our Message to Friends, Beyond the Virus, Spring 2020

During the uncertainty of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our team stands beside you. In past recent weeks we have been in touch with numerous industry peers in the club, resort, and restaurant sectors, providing counsel and advise as we navigate the unknown.   Public health, safety and evolving best practices were core to those discussions along […]

Our Very Best Wishes

Peace on Earth!
Craig Meyer CEC, CCA, AAC

Lakeside Country Club Meets Hurricane Harvey

and the show must go on … Craig Meyer CEC, CCA, AAC Executive Chef Lakeside Country Club On Saturday August 26th, 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall dumping over 50 inches of rain in Houston, Texas and the surrounding area. By Monday August 28th, 2017, reservoirs holding water throughout Harris County experienced 6 inches of run-off […]
Your Chef’s First Year

Your Chef’s First Year

(What your ‘Culinary Evolution’ may look like) We are often asked; what can I expect when my new Chef arrives? How long will it take to fix things and correct deficiencies; make menu changes and train the staff? First let me say it’s not going to happen overnight; I would like to dispel that assumption […]
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A Note About Recent Hurricanes

Dear Friends, Our hearts go out to all affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Members of our firm have been directly impacted.  All of us as a community have been impacted by these unfortunate weather events. In staying true to our core purpose and values we are supporting relief efforts made possible in part by […]