Clubhouse Staff

Joe Basso, General Manager/Chief Operating Officer

Jose Basso, MCM, CCE came to Delaire in November 2019 from the Birmingham Country Club in Birmingham, Michigan, where he served as GM/COO for ten years. Birmingham Country Club is a Distinguished Club and Platinum Club of America – Honorable Mention recognized during Joe’s tenure. Prior to Birmingham, Joe spent four and half years at Tam-O-Shanter Country Club in West Bloomfield, Michigan. He is one of a very small, select group of club managers to receive the coveted MCM (Master Club Manager) designation, and one of only seven actively working today. He also holds the CCE (Certified Chief Executive) designation.
 

Glenn Matusik, Executive Chef

The elegant main dining room with gracious views of the Championship Golf Course plays host to an array of exquisite culinary events creatively directed by Executive Chef Glenn Matusik. Together with his seasoned sous chefs, Garde Manger, pastry chef and food prep agents, Glenn crafts unforgettable dining that is one of the highlights of the membership experience.

A native of Long Island and 1988 graduate of the elite Culinary Institute of America, Chef Glenn came to Delaire in 1995 after 6 years at the prestigious Glen Oaks Country Club in Old Westbury, NY. Chef Glenn has served Delaire fabulous meals with style, attention and finesse for over 20 years.

 

Roger Edwards, Clubhouse Manager

Roger Edwards joined the Delaire team in December 2017, bringing more than 25 years in the hospitality business.  His range of experience spans from fine dining restaurants in Boca Raton to General Manager of the Versace Mansion in South Beach.  Roger is a native of Brazil and came to the US in 2001, where he joined the team at Mario’s Tuscan Grill in Boca.  He worked with the Bova Group for almost 10 years as General Manager.  Roger also gained experience in maintenance at The Breakers Palm Beach, where he worked for 6 years in both maintenance and food and beverage. 
 

David Sheldon, Food & Beverage Director - Catering Sales

David Sheldon became a member of the Delaire staff in May 2019 after 9 years as the Director of Food and Beverage Operations at Willoughby Golf Club in Stuart, FL. Before that time, he served as the General Manager and Food and Beverage Director at Eastpointe Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens, FL as well as the Clubhouse Manager/Food and Beverage Director at Frenchman’s Reserve County Club, also in Palm Beach Gardens. Given this substantial experience, David is an outstanding leader who focuses on member and guest satisfaction, financial management and staff development. Delaire is already benefiting from his expertise, professional development and attention to detail.