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Colonial Country Club named one of America's top culinary experiences

Fort Myers, Fla. (April 26, 2023) – Colonial Country Club in Fort Myers, Fla. was recently named one of the ‘Top Ranked Culinary Experiences’ by Club + Resort Chef magazine. Club + Resort Chef recognized a total of 59 clubs and their culinary operations from across the U.S. in the magazine’s March 2023 issue.

Each year, Club + Resort Chef releases a list of Top Ranked Culinary Experiences, which showcases a list of club and resort properties in order and as judged independently by a panel of club chefs from several of the industry’s most well-respected properties. The rankings reflect the judges’ scoring of submitted entries that includes data on annual food-and-beverage revenue, membership size, weekly cover counts, banquet capacity, a la carte and banquet menus, food costs, certifications, front- and back-of-house photos and more. The judges score each entry independently, assigning points to the various aspects of the data and information submitted.

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Colonial Country Club’s culinary operations are led by Executive Chef Todd Warosh and include multiple dining options, including the Sunset Grille, Main Dining Room and Patio 18. From elegant culinary delights to pub fare, the culinary team’s personal touch, original ideas and attention to detail make dining a true culinary experience. 

As part of the Top Ranked Culinary Experience ranking, Colonial Country Club receives national recognition by Club + Resort Business and Club + Resort Chef, coverage online and in print magazines, and an opportunity to use the exclusive “Top Ranked” badge in marketing and member materials.

Colonial Country Club was recently named one of ‘America’s Healthiest Clubs’ by Prevo Health Solutions. Prevo Health Solutions is the premier wellness solutions provider in the club industry, offering online, onsite and on-target wellness programming to help clubs increase member usage and reduce healthcare costs. 

Colonial Country Club is a full-service club and gated bundled community in Southwest Florida.  The club’s 18-hole golf course was designed by Gordon Lewis and is supported by an award-winning Golf Shop while the tennis program features eight Har-Tru tennis courts, eight pickle ball courts, two bocce courts and a full-service Tennis Shop.  Colonial Country Club members also enjoy 2 resort-quality swimming pool and Jacuzzis, large deck areas for sunning and lounging, a poolside snack bar, and an indoor fitness and community center with state-of-the-art equipment, aerobics room, private massage rooms, a meeting room, book exchange library and a business center. In 2021, the club completed a $6.5 million dollar clubhouse project focused on expanding the functionality of the clubhouse, creating more flexible open space and elevating the member dining experience.

Colonial Country Club is a Troon Privé–managed facility. For more information on Colonial Country Club, visit or call (239) 768-9421.

About Troon

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf and golf-related hospitality management company providing services at 750-plus locations, including 740-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses around the globe. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages 600-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Indigo Sports, CADDIEMASTER, ClubUp, Cliff Drysdale Tennis, Peter Burwash International, True Club Solutions, RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design, Casa Verde Golf and ICON Management. For additional news and information, visit

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