CASUAL & FINE
Each day at Toscana is different, an inspired lifestyle enriched by a culinary program that is as fresh as the day itself. Nearby, artisan farmers and fertile valleys offer abundant and healthy ingredients for menus that delight Members and guests alike. If we are what we eat, then at Toscana, we are certain to be healthy, invigorated and always satisfied. And it is not food alone that makes every meal and occasion special, but the venues. Visit the Members’ Only site to make reservations.
CASUAL DINING AT LA CUCINA
Members enjoy a relaxed dining experience throughout La Cucina, including a lounge, covered terrace, and display kitchen. The lounge offers a large horse-shoe shaped eat-up bar with high and low tables that flow into the adjacent covered terrace and will open to the outside with large disappearing pocket doors. The outdoor garden terrace includes a long linear firepit to enjoy drinks while overlooking the stunning view of Hole 9 South, framed by the Santa Rosa mountains. A multi-purpose room is available for card playing, kid’s events, seminars and private events and will be opened to the Lounge for special events like the Super Bowl party. Reservations for dinner are highly recommended.
FINE DINING AT IL FORNO TRATTORIA
It is elegant, richly layered with classic art and tapestries, a theater at once grand and intimate to savor the creations of an extraordinary culinary team. Indeed, the seasonally inspired menu brings new and exuberant perspectives to traditional Italian, California, continental and spa cuisine. And while there are compelling and award-winning dining venues just beyond the Toscana gates, the creative repertoire is what every club member relishes — fresh and satisfying dining right here at home. Reservations are highly recommended.Il Forno Dinner Menu
WINE CELLAR & PRIVATE EVENTS
Toscana Country Club offers an exquisite environment for private parties. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide breathtaking panoramic views of the valley and surrounding mountains. Step into our Garden Pavilion and take in the picturesque sprawling greens of our Jack Nicklaus Signature Courses. Whether you are planning an intimate dinner for 12 or a wedding for 300, make Toscana Country Club your first and last call for your upcoming special event.Learn More
YOUR MORNING SPOT
IL CAFFÈ COFFEE BAR
The coffee and juice bar – Il Caffè, is the morning meeting spot with a friendly barista serving coffee, specialty drinks, juices and pastries. In the afternoon, enjoy a light lunch, smoothies and soft-serve yogurt.Il Caffè Menu
ON THE GO
Conveniently located for golfers, the Den offers sandwiches, snacks and soft-serve yogurt.
Food & Beverage Team
Born and raised in Strasbourg, France, Chef Alain attended the iconic Culinary School École Hôtelière de Strasbourg at age 15, graduated by age 17 and worked in some of the top kitchens in Paris, New York City and San Francisco. In Paris, he worked under three different famous Maîtres Cuisiniers de France in 2-star Michelin establishments. Chef Alain moved to the Coachella Valley in 1997 and began working as the Dining Room Chef at the Rancho Mirage Ritz Carlton, the only 4-star dining institution in the Valley at that time. Prior to joining Toscana Country Club, he spent seven years as the Executive Chef at Mountain View Country Club and eight years as the Executive Chef at The Vintage Club.
Director of Food & Beverage
Phillip Torres III
Phillip Torres III has over 25 years of food and beverage experience and has worked in country clubs since moving to the desert in 2010. Phillip’s resume includes history at Waldorf Astoria La Quinta Resort, The Citrus Club, Mountain & Dunes, Tradition Golf Club and PGA West Private, managing the food and beverage operations. Before moving to the Coachella Valley, Phillip lived in Oahu, Hawaii, and attended the University of Hawaii, Manoa. He played golf for the university and majored in Political Science with a minor in Sociology. Phillip worked his way through college in various restaurants and was part of the opening team at Wolfgang’s Steakhouse by Wolfgang Zweiner. He is passionate about food and wine, which are always a consideration regarding where he plans to travel in the summer. He enjoys golfing and spending time with his son, Phillip IV, rooting for their favorite sports teams.
Director of Catering & Social Events
Casey was raised in La Quinta, California on the Mountain Course at the La Quinta Resort. She brings with her over 20 years in the service and events industry. Casey has coordinated every type of event from large scale charity galas, countless weddings at some of the top venues in the desert, over the top children’s events and so much more. Her passion for what she does shows through her work. She has two children, Jaxson and Daisy, that fill her heart and fill up all her free time. She loves golfing, hiking, spending time with her family and of course having a great glass of wine.
Assistant Director of Food & Beverage
Jose Munoz has been living in the desert for 20 years. After going to college, Jose began his career in the food and beverage industry. He now has over 15 years of experience. Jose joined Toscana in 2007 where he worked his way up from a Banquet Server to the Assistant Director of Food and Beverage. He is very grateful to be part of such and amazing team.
Catering & Events Assistant
Braddy is a Southern California native and has lived in the Coachella Valley since 1987. He has over 25 years of experience in the service industry, including sales and various leadership roles. Braddy strives to exceed expectations by working hard as a team player at Toscana. His personal motto is, “There are no problems, just opportunities.” Life focuses for Braddy are being a great husband, father, friend and role model. In his leisure time Braddy enjoys dancing with his wife, going to concerts and being competitive at everything he tries.
Dining Room Manager
Ulises was born in the Coachella Valley and has resided in the desert ever since. He brings 23 years of experience in food and beverage. Prior to Toscana, Ulises worked at Desert Falls Country Club as a supervisor. He has worked in many local restaurants including Le Paon, Tuscany’s and Guillermo’s. His vibrant smile and passion for his work speaks highly in the dining room. Ulises has two children, Carlos and Valeria and a beautiful wife, Dulce. He is an avid collector of trading cards and enjoys spending time at the beach with his family.