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Welcoming Chef Church

February 26, 2020 2:50 pm Published by

  Welcome Chef Church to Cooking Class Lineup “From the Pantry” by Carole Kotkin, Carysfort Kitchen Manager The winner of “Chopped” 2018 season, Johnny Church, heard his call to the culinary arts while working at his mother’s restaurant in Flint,... Read More »


Bringing “Autentico” Italian to ORC

February 21, 2020 2:09 pm Published by

Culinary Luminary Brings “Autentico” Italian to ORC by Dennis Courtney, Director of Outlets The Food & Beverage Team is excited to welcome Rolando Beramendi to Ocean Reef Club. Beramendi is on a mission to keep the centuries-old culinary traditions of... Read More »


A Gift from Brazil

February 17, 2020 1:57 pm Published by

A Gift from Brazil by Jody Steele, Member Since 2005 Arriving in Miami in 2001 for just a visit, Chef Betania Salles took over the kitchen at an Indian restaurant one evening. The chef was ill and the customers were... Read More »


Welcome to Our Changing Menus

February 7, 2020 2:44 pm Published by

Welcome to Our Changing Menus By Jody Steele, Member Since 2005 At the end of the season, the chefs begin a detailed review of all of the menus at Ocean Reef Club. Executive Chef Andrea Van Willigan shared this is... Read More »


Have it Your Way… at ORC

February 5, 2020 11:51 am Published by

Have it Your Way… at ORC by Gertrude Mann, Member Since 1974 For the past 40+ years, I’ve been eating at Reef restaurants with abandon. I never thought about ingredients other than what sounded appealing. However, this past holiday season,... Read More »


Farmers’ Market News

January 27, 2020 5:58 pm Published by

All You Can Nuts by Gertrude Mann, Member Since 1974   It’s worth a trip to Monday and Thursday marvelous Farmers’ Market to view the selection of dried fruits and nuts at Salvadore’s All You Can Nuts collection from all... Read More »


Wow! What a Team!

January 13, 2020 9:30 pm Published by

Wow! What a Team!  By Jody Steele, Member Since 2005 As we were all welcoming family and friends for the holidays, our Banquet Team was getting dining opportunities ready to help us celebrate in style. Executive Banquet Chef Andrew Ames,... Read More »


Putting The “Private” In Private Dining

December 30, 2019 4:45 pm Published by

Putting The “Private” In Private Dining By Terry Baxter, Member Since 2002   What to do? You haven’t put on your makeup all day. You have washed your hair, returned phone calls, and worked hard on your email chores, party... Read More »


Treat Yourself to Some Truffles

December 30, 2019 4:25 pm Published by

Treat Yourself to Some Truffles By Terry Baxter, Member Since 2002 Would you pay extra for what looks like a lumpy potato, but actually is the fruiting body of a subterranean ascomycete fungus? Well, millions of food fans do, and... Read More »


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