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 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.
Assistant Director of Food & Beverage
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 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 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.
Dining Room Manager
Ulises Avalos
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.
Banquets Manager
Leonel Garcia