Wine “Learning” & Tasting with Sequoia Grove

On Wednesday, March 12th The City Club hosted a Diego Lifestyle Networking event featuring Dean Busquart, the Senior Wine Educator from Sequoia Grove Winery in Rutherford. Dean introduced the group of 25 City Club Members and guests to five separate limited release Cabernet Sauvignon wines, and then led a wonderful, entertaining and delicious seminar on […]

Who’s Who at The City Club? Meet Alfredo.

Q&A with Alfredo Biraldi III, Catering Services Manager. Known around The City Club as “#AskAlf” How did you get into the hospitality industry? Both my parents worked in the hospitality industry my father who is still a server at the Olympic Club and my mother who worked at Hotel Nikko as Front Desk and eventually […]

From the Chef: Cajun Corn Maque Choux

Executive Chef Michael Munoz shares one of his Mardi Gras favorites – a big hit at the Mardi Gras Masquerade!  Super easy preparation…so easy, you should make it tonight! 1 small onion, chopped 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cups frozen shoepeg corn, thawed 2 plum tomatoes, diced 1/4 pound andouille sausage, cooked and […]

Who’s Who at The City Club? Get To Know Gwenn.

Q&A with Gwenn Stroman, Associate Director of Membership: How did you get into the hospitality industry? My mother had a Restaurant Marketing & Design Company when I was growing up, it is in my DNA. Who is your favorite figure in the Diego Rivera mural, and why?  Califia – the central figure. Because she is large […]

Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler! Mardi Gras Masquerade 2014

The City Club celebrated Mardi Gras early this year at last week’s Mardi Gras Masquerade! Members and invited guests enjoyed Chef Michael Munoz’s decadent cajun fare – po’ boy sliders, chicken gumbo, cheesy grits, seafood & shellfish galore – and festive hurricane cocktails and libations. But that was just the food and drink!  Live entertainment […]