Executive Chef
Alain Redelsperger
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
Dave Garvey
Dave Garvey previously spent over three decades with one of the premier restaurant groups in Southern California, primarily as General Manager for Pacifica Seafood Restaurant and La Quinta Cliffhouse Restaurant. Dave was also employed at Hideaway Golf Club in La Quinta as the Food and Beverage Director. Originally born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Dave has lived in the desert since 2006 and enjoys golfing with his wife and family, and other sports. He believes strongly in extending enlightened hospitality, a positive attitude and leading by example.
Director of Catering & Social Events
Casey Ging
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.
Dining Room Manager
Jose Munoz
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 working his way up from a Banquet Server to the Dining Room Manager for Il Forno . He is very grateful to be part of such and amazing team.
Catering and Events Assistant
Braddy Ries
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.