Boca Raton’s St. Andrews Country Club Bolsters Leadership Team to Evolve Member Amenities


Executive Chef Antonio Campolio, Assistant General Manager Daniel Salgado and Director of Golf Course Maintenance Joseph “Joe” Ramsey

Top positions like these traditionally only open up at the Club when long-term leaders are promoted or retire, which has impressed members for over 20 years with his culinary skills.

—Rick Dente

BOCA RATON, Florida, USA, Jan. 20, 2022 / — To support the changing demographics of its members, many of whom moved last year to call St. Andrews Country Club their new home and new club, the senior of the Club The management team has been strengthened with seasoned experts who bring proven capabilities and a track record of success in their respective fields.

According to St. Andrews Country Club General Manager/COO Rick Dente, senior positions like these traditionally only open up at the club when long-term leaders are promoted or retire. , like Executive Chef Steve Viggiano who has been impressing members for over 20 years. with his culinary skills.

New leadership appointments include:

• Daniel Salgado as Assistant General Manager who has responsibility for club operations, facilities and various projects, and will maintain and drive the highest standards of excellence at St. Andrews Country Club as he communicates directly and efficiently with its team of more than 150 members. Reporting directly to the Managing Director/COO, Salgado interacts with the Members, Board and Committees, as well as peers on the Senior Leadership Team. Dente shares that “Salgado is a dynamic and motivating bilingual professional” who assists management in delivering a superior member-focused culture and quality of service throughout St. Andrews Country Club that supports the General Manager’s goals and strategic plans. /COO and Board of Directors. He adds that with an “eye for detail”, throughout his 21-year career, Salgado has acquired a solid background in private club operations and food and beverage, as well as a respected acumen in showcasing innovative solutions to reinvigorate club member support and utilization overall. a geographical area known for its dynamic and “advanced” culinary offer. He has held operations and management positions at Mizner Country Club, Club at Admirals Cove, Woodfield Country Club, Mar-A-Lago Club, Ritz Carlton (Manalapan) and St. Francis Yacht Club (San Francis). He is a Certified Sommelier, Certified Professional Food Manager (State of Florida), has BMI I General Manager certification and is an active member of the Florida Club Managers Association of America.

• Antonio Campolio as Executive Chef who will oversee all five restaurants at St. Andrews Country Club. He brings over 17 years of exceptional culinary acumen and restaurant operation experience to this new position which he has gained at historic venues such as Greenbrier Resort, Broadmoor Resort, Marcus Whitman Hotel and Conference Center, St. Francis Yacht Club and Persimmons Restaurant. . Throughout his career, Campolio has held positions such as Executive Chef, Sous Chef and Restaurant Manager and therefore understands well what it takes to keep restaurants running smoothly with superior customer service. Dente reports that Campolio thrives and excels at bringing together local produce to exceed member expectations through a locally grown culinary story. To create unique dining experiences, he looks forward to meeting local vendors and learning about the wide variety of fresh ingredients available throughout Florida, especially those near the Club. Active in the communities where he served, he raised $150,000 for scholarships by creating local events, Friends of James Beard Dinners and Chef’s Tables and won several awards, including being Chef’s Semi-Finalist of the year 2014 of the ACF, as one of the 16 countries selected to compete.

• Joseph “Joe” Ramsey as Director of Golf Course Maintenance, who will direct and administer all related functions regarding golf course maintenance operations for the two championship golf courses in St. Andrews Country Club, including budget control, equipment maintenance, golf course conditioning, all associated management of a staff of 58 in addition to the Club’s Fazio II golf course reconstruction project. With over 25 years of experience in the maintenance, management, operation and construction of golf courses, Ramsey has a well-deserved reputation for delivering the highest level of excellence. His career spans golf-only maintenance positions for the private club industry, from the mountains of North Carolina to southeast Florida, including a multi-course installation for a residential community. A committed green professional, his overall golf course experience has been featured at the Club at Quail Ridge, Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club and Oak Tree Country Club in Southeast Florida, as well as Blue Mountain Country Club and at the Mountain Air Country Club in North Carolina. .

About St. Andrews Country Club

St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton, a resident-only Elite Distinguished Club of the World, a Platinum Club of America and ranked in the Top Ten of America’s Healthiest Club’s & 2019 North America Best Day Spa by World Spa Awards is internationally recognized for its grandiose residences and top-quality amenities. Embarking on a $27.5 million club renovation program to meet and exceed the evolving lifestyle needs of its members, the improvements will be made amidst its two 18-a-side championship golf courses. holes, including an Arnold Palmer Signature Design® and a Fazio II. St. Andrews has hosted numerous PGA golf shows on its courses run by touring professionals such as Phil Mickelson, Arnold Palmer, John Daly and Rocco Mediate, and is the home course of LPGA Touring Professional and resident Morgan Pressel. Club amenities include a 125,000 square foot clubhouse with five dining rooms and men’s and women’s card rooms, full-service spa and salon, self-contained fitness and tennis center, and recreation center and pristine aquatics with three pools, poolside dining, Splash Club and state-of-the-art playground equipment and air-conditioned game room. Golf facilities include a full golf performance center with indoor hitting bay, private practice area, V1 digital coaching system and FlightScope launch monitor® technologies, and a Callaway Golf® branded club fitting area. To learn more, visit or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram.

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