Steven Patrick Fohl

Executive Chef

Award-winning Executive Chef Steven Patrick has a long list of impressive experience on his resume, including personal chef to celebrity Sonny Bono and Chef Proprietor of Vineyard Terrace Restaurant in the heart of Temecula Valley Wine Country. But what is most important to him is the simplicity of quality ingredients prepared to perfection.

It has to taste good.

Mike Hitt

Sous Chef

Sous Chef Mike Hitt has been with Coast for ten years and says it is the best job he’s ever had. The main executive chef for events, Hitt thrives on the fast pace of the events and is proud of the unwavering commitment to quality that drives him. With 26 years of diverse experience under his belt, including opening Casino restaurants and running his own catering business, Hitt is involved in every stage of the process – from hands-on prep to working events.

I’m proud of our commitment to quality.

Barry Layne

Director of Operations

With a passion for delicious, beautifully presented food, a sincere love for pleasing people’s palates, and a tireless work ethic, Barry Layne is the embodiment of the committed chef. He began working in fine restaurants in Southern California when he was just 15 years old, quickly rising to prominence as a top chef at establishments that include JC Resorts, Ventana Inn in Big Sur, and Jose Eber Café Salon in Beverly Hills. At just 21 years old, he was personally invited by numerous restaurant patron celebrities to cater their private parties.

I’m looking to create that WOW moment for every client.