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Club Details


1601 Shoreacres Rd
Lake Bluff, IL 60044

Age of Club Number of Members Average Age of Members Club Ownership
105 300 -- Member-Owned
Gross Dollar Volume Annual Dues Volume Annual Food Sales Annual Beverage Sales
$5,100,000.00 $3,023,000.00 $755,000.00 $415,000.00

Golf Facilities

  • 18 hole course, par 71, designed by Seth Raynor
Ranked 46th on Golf Digest's most recent Top 100 list, Shoreacres is a true gem. Not much has changed with the course over its 100 plus year history which makes for a fascinating study in golf course architecture. Seth Raynor used many of his signature template hole designs which play out through picturesque landscape next to Lake Michigan.

Tennis Facilities

  • 2 outdoor Hard courts

Swimming Facilities

Swimming facilities unspecified

Other Athletic Facilities

Trap shooting is available for members November through March.

Dining Facilities

  • Member's Grill that seats 120
  • Formal Dining Room that seats 250
  • Outdoor Dining that seats 100
The Clubhouse, originally designed by David Adler, a prominent Chicago architect, is situated on a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan with views of the Chicago skyline. A la Carte lunch and dinner are served in this location. In addition, Club functions and private parties are held in this location. Most dining during the summer is enjoyed al fresco on “the Bluff”. The Grille is a casual dining venue used primarily for lunch during the golf season. Cuisine ranges from formal to semi-formal with a la carte, banquet and buffet formats. A la Carte capacity is 100-120. Banquet capacity is 600.

Special Club Features

Shoreacres is a private golf club located in Lake Bluff, IL, just a short drive north of Chicago. Founded in 1916, Shoreacres has been consistently ranked in publications as one of the premier golf courses in the country. Members enjoy the peaceful and tranquil nature of the club as well as exemplary service from all staff. Understated elegance is what Shoreacres is all about. 

Facilities include 18 holes of challenging golf, driving range, tennis courts, trap shooting, and various dining outlets. Traditions at Shoreacres include Stanley Field Day, Sara Carroll Field Day, Sunday BBQs on the Bluff, Holiday Events, and our 4th of July Celebration which includes our own fireworks display. 

Club is open 6 days per week, 11 months per year.

Job Details

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Brief Job Description

The Club Management Internship provides interns with training in all areas of the Club’s day-to-day operations with a deeper focus on Food and Beverage. Interns will be exposed to Grounds & Greens, Golf, Accounting, and Back of House operations.  Interns will be fully trained in all food and beverage areas and given the opportunity to train in supervisory roles. Elements of success will include knowledge of all dining menus, ingredients, preparation techniques and wine and beverage menus, as well as a complete understanding of daily, weekly, and monthly club events. Interns will be assigned tasks and projects to promote leadership and management growth. The majority of time is spent working with the Assistant Manager, and Food & Beverage Manager to ensure that all club dining facilities operate at the high level Shoreacres is known for.

Candidate Qualifications

College students pursuing Private Club Management with previous Food and Beverage or Private Club experience, or candidates who have completed the Shoreacres Level 1 Food and Beverage Internship. Candidates must to be able to work varied hours including days, nights, weekends, and holidays, with potential overtime.  Candidates should be able to lift 50 lbs. without restriction, withstand long periods of walking/ being on their feet, close quarters and varied temperatures. 

Educational Requirements

Currently enrolled in Post-Secondary Education and interested in pursuing Hospitality/Clubs as a career

Date Position Available

Summer 2022

Other Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • On-site Housing           
  • Employee meals while working
  • Holiday pay on certain holidays
  • Golf privileges on available Mondays
  • Manager mentor for duration of internship
  • Participation in local CMAA chapter meetings
  • Intern meetings & education seminars
  • Great work environment and fair scheduling
  • Chicago--only a train ride away!

Please send resumes to:

Thain Moyles
1601 Shoreacres Rd
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
PHONE: 8472341470

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