WELCOME TO NGCRA

NATIONAL GOLF COURSE RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION

ABOUT US

Food and Beverage professionals within the Golf and Country Club industry are presented with a unique set of challenges that only their peers can fully understand. The National Golf Course Association (NGCRA) was developed to be a support system for these professionals, with a focus on helping food and beverage departments network and reduce spending without sacrificing creativity. As the first and only association dedicated to providing these services and support, they have become a valuable resource for clubs throughout the United States.  

This very special organization is operated by the motto “Created For Our Members By Our Members”, which is, perhaps, why being a part of the NGCRA becomes such a wonderful experience. The group of professionals which operate the NGCRA believe in fostering close relationships with all members, providing an intimate level of service you can’t get anywhere else.  Over the past ten years, we have helped hundreds of clubs maximize food sales while cutting food costs through relationships with the nation’s top manufacturers and distribution partners.

True creativity is fostered through exposure to continued education and inspiration from other clubs. Members of the NGCRA are given opportunities to participate in Networking Forums, where they can meet with their fellow chefs and industry peers to compare experiences and notes.

There are a number of benefits to becoming an NGCRA member. We have valuable relationships with food and product providers, directly related to our Cost Savings program. The NGCRA also works hard to keep members abreast of the newest trends and success strategies. Running a successful Food and Beverage department is easier when management has access to operational tools and industry statistics. Additional information can be accessed through our newsletters.

TEAM

PATRIK WAXIN

Chairman / Co-Founder

STEVE COHEN

CEO / Co-Founder

TORY EULENFELD

National Director of Member Services and Programs

KIP MEWBORN

Senior Vice President

OLLIE SCHINDLER

Vice President Club Relations

STEVEN BAKER

Regional Director

PATRICK MURRAY

Regional Director

GARY CINIELLO

F&B Program Specialist

FAITH MEWBORN

Administrative Director

PARTNERS

Our National Director of Members Services and Programs can assist you with any specific questions regarding membership, benefits, or becoming a Preferred Manufacturer or Distributor.

NGCRA partners with the best companies in the industry that are dedicated to servicing the needs of our members. Our Preferred Partner strategy is to establish long term relationships with reputable Maufacturers and Distributors that will provide superior products and services to our members at the best possible prices.

NGCRA continually seeks out new partners and updates their offerings to our members regularly through our website, newsletters and email blasts. 

How Do I Benefit?

Many associations support the golf and country club industry; the Owners, the Pros, the Superintendents, etc.. NGCRA was formed by F&B Professionals who realized there was a strong need to support the challenging demands of Golf Course/Club food and beverage operations.

NGCRA is the first and only association whose sole focus is to support our members in their constant pursuit to improve their operations and increase margins. Our mission is to be our members’ number one resource for all of their F&B department needs.

Through our website, newsletters, industry networking and exclusive programs, NGCRA provides a forum that our members can utilize to exchange ideas, stay informed on the latest industry trends, increase volumes and control costs.

The National Golf Course Restaurant Association is a part of the IGCRA (International Golf Course Restaurant Association), the International Sport Facility Restaurant Association and the International Food Association of Sweden (ISFRA & IFAAB) all of which were founded over a decade ago and are accessible to all Club members. Showing no signs of slowing down, NGCRA has been eagerly servicing the needs of its growing number of members ever since.

NGCRA Benefits Include:

  • LOWERING YOUR PURCHASING COSTS

  • ACCESS TO PROVEN IDEAS ON HOW TO DRIVE SALES

  • SEMINARS, FORUMS AND NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

  • FREE CONSULTING AND NEWSLETTERS

HOW DO I BENEFIT

Many associations support the golf and country club industry; the Owners, the Pros, the Superintendents, etc.. NGCRA was formed by F&B Professionals who realized there was a strong need to support the challenging demands of Golf Course/Club food and beverage operations.

NGCRA is the first and only association whose sole focus is to support our members in their constant pursuit to improve their operations and increase margins. Our mission is to be our members’ number one resource for all of their F&B department needs.

Through our website, newsletters, industry networking and exclusive programs, NGCRA provides a forum that our members can utilize to exchange ideas, stay informed on the latest industry trends, increase volumes and control costs.

The National Golf Course Restaurant Association is a part of the IGCRA (International Golf Course Restaurant Association), the International Sport Facility Restaurant Association and the International Food Association of Sweden (ISFRA & IFAAB) all of which were founded over a decade ago and are accessible to all Club members. Showing no signs of slowing down, NGCRA has been eagerly servicing the needs of its growing number of members ever since.

NGCRA Benefits Include:

  • LOWERING YOUR PURCHASING COSTS

  • ACCESS TO PROVEN IDEAS ON HOW TO DRIVE SALES

  • SEMINARS, FORUMS AND NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

  • FREE CONSULTING AND NEWSLETTERS

TESTIMONIALS

“The National Golf Course Restaurant Association (NGCRA) has been instrumental in reducing acquisition costs, generating network opportunities, introducing brand procurement possibilities, suggesting successful business strategies, and continues to be informative with their communication platforms (newsletter compilations, forums, associate interactions, etc). Hammock Dunes Club is a premier private oceanfront community with two golf courses and multiple food and beverage outlets. Tory Eulenfeld, the National Director of Member Services and Programs, developed a great partnership with the Club prior to me. Once I started (back in 2017), she was very involved in making me feel supported, influential with providing information about the association’s offerings and advantages, but above all - one of the most personable and pleasant company representatives I have ever encountered. Members of the program immediately identify and appreciate the multitude of benefits available to themselves, their team, and the company they represent.”

- Executive Chef Lance S. Cook, CEC, CCA, WCEC, CFBE, FMP, CFSM, The Hammock Dunes Club

All Testimonials

NEWSLETTERS

Fall 2019

Tenth Anniversary: Summer 2018

Summer 2015 News

Spring News 2014

Oliver Schindler on workstream.com

Tory Eulenfeld in Edible Northeast Florida; Women In Food

Tory Eulenfeld supporting the First Tee of North Florida

CONTACT

NGCRA

TORY EULENFELD

National Director of Member Services and Programs

Tory@NGCRA.com