(ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla.) – St. Johns Golf & Country Club – the celebrated Indigo Golf Partners-owned facility nestled in between Jacksonville and St. Augustine – has hired Eric Fritsche as its new executive chef.
Fritsche comes to St. Johns from River & Post restaurant in Jacksonville, Florida where he built his appreciation for impeccable service, quality ingredients and the culinary arts. Prior to returning to the greater Jacksonville area, Fritsche served as executive chef for Cat Cay Yacht Club in the Bahamas, as well as Riviera Country Club in Miami.
"I am incredibly thrilled and humbled to be joining St. Johns Golf & Country Club,” says Fritsche. “After decades of experiences leading me through a life of unique professional diversity, I find myself at the top of my career and more passionate about my future than I’ve ever been."
St. Johns is also undergoing an exciting clubhouse renovation and expansion. Fritsche and his staff will provide input on the project to ensure a world-class dining experience for all. The $2.5 million plan includes the addition of a reception hall, grand event lawn, fire pit and social area, outdoor patio bar and deck overlooking the water. In addition, the existing restaurant, kitchen and dining room will be renovated and expanded, making for an exceptional wedding and banquet venue.
“I am blessed to be joining St. Johns at such a pivotal time in their club’s history,” says Fritsche. “Our team looks forward to not only offering members a premier place to eat but a second home where everyone feels welcomed.”
More information: https://www.stjohnsgolf.com/, 904.940.3200
About St. Johns Golf & Country Club
Opened in 2001, St. Johns Golf & Country Club is an extraordinary place located between St. Augustine and Jacksonville, Florida. The 18-hole Clyde Johnston-designed course is the community's centerpiece with just the right amount of challenge for novice and avid golfers alike. A great place to hone your skills, St. Johns is known for its consistent quality of service and conditions, being nationally ranked for customer satisfaction and loyalty by the National Golf Foundation, and host to the PGA TOUR Qualifying School in 2004, 2006 – 2009, 2011 and 2013 – 2017.
About Indigo Golf Partners
Headquartered in Reston, Va. with regional offices across America, Indigo Golf Partners has 30 years of results-driven expertise with over 150 properties across 29 states. The company specializes in full-service course management as well as assistance in specific segments of the golf business, including course and property maintenance, staffing and training, career growth, clubhouse operations, food and beverage, merchandising, golf instruction, marketing and public relations, special events and financial management.
Indigo Golf Partners continues to evolve the golf experience through customized solutions and innovative programs like the annual World’s Largest Golf Outing – a national golf fundraiser conceived by Indigo Golf Partners Chairman and CEO Peter Hill.