Author: Chae Collette

Chae Collette started her training in the hospitality industry in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and White Plains, New York. In 1990, she headed west to beautiful southern California where she was employed by Club Corporation of America properties in San Diego and Indian Wells for numerous years. She served in the capacities of Catering and Social Director, Membership Director and Member Relations Director at each property. She joined Sunrise Company as a Catering Director at Indian Ridge Country Club prior to her arrival at Toscana Country Club. Chae has been at Toscana for 13 years and she is instrumental coordinating numerous events and weddings at the club. Chae and her husband, who is also in the private club industry, reside in La Quinta with their son and daughter. Their son is a full time student at Cal Berkeley and their daughter is a sophomore in high school excelling in both academics and athletics.

Toscana November Book Club

The Toscana Book Club had its first meeting in November at Kathleen Capalbo’s home to listen to renowned author, Kiana Davenport discuss her novel, House of Many Gods. Ms. Davenport is an American author of part-Hawaiian ancestry. Her novels are connected combining Hawaiian family saga with references to Hawaiian political and social history from the […]

Film Club Dinner and Movie Night

Film Club Dinner and Movie Night Sunday, December 4 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Men’s Grille Title: Force Majeure Language: Swedish with English subtitles Description: This relationship drama centers on an almost-avalanche that turns everything upside down for a Swedish family on a ski holiday in France. When the husband and wife have […]

Chae’s Summer Adventures – continues day 3

Chae’s Culinary Adventure at Frontera Grill First of all, I need to make a correction…the gentleman that I spoke with recommending Frontera Grill was not just a manager but he is the managing partner at Rick Bayless’ Frontera Grill, Carlos Alferez.  I would like to thank him for a fantastic culinary experience! Carlos got me […]