The Colony Palms Hotel announces the highly anticipated “Join The Club Guest Chef Series” at The Colony Club. This exclusive foodie event features renowned Executive Chef Michael Hung as well as his esteemed celebrity chef friends. The Colony Club’s Chef Series runs throughout the month of June 2023. This culinary series promises an extraordinary dining experience for guests seeking exquisite flavors and a touch of glamour!

Colony Club Guest Chef Series

The Colony ClubThe Colony Palms Hotel’s signature restaurant, is renowned for its innovative California Fare. Nestled in the heart of Palm Springs, guests have the option to dine in the main dining room, or on the al fresco poolside dining patio. Enjoy Steve Hermann’s modern take on Art Deco glamour in the dining room, or breathtaking mountain views on the patio.

Colony Club’s Chef Series

The Join The Club Guest Chef Series, hosted by Executive Chef Michael Hung, will bring together a curated collection of celebrity chefs for four special evenings of culinary excellence. Each event offers a delectable Five-Course Prix-Fixe MenuOptional Wine Pairing. In addition, attendees can choose from a selection of Specialty Handcrafted Cocktails created by The Colony ClubSO.PA, and Hermann’s Bungalows Bar Manager, Kelly David.

June 7, 2023

The series kicks-off on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, with Chef Brittany CassidyHead Chef at Violet Bistro in Westwood. Since she was born and raised in San Diego, Cassidy’s culinary journey spans from Le Cordon Bleu in Hollywood to some of LA’s top kitchens. The list includes Rustic Canyon and Birdie G’s. She will also showcase her affinity for crave-worthy comfort food and transportive French Bistro fare. The menu will spotlight her Roasted Beet Salad, and Confit Duck Leg, as well as Hung’s Local Halibut Carpaccio and Sauteed Petrale Sole. Finally, the meal finishes with Cassidy’s Vegan Chocolate Mousse ($89 per person, does not include tax and gratuity).

June 14, 2023

Then, on Wednesday, June 14, 2023Chef Isaias PeñaCaruso Regional Executive Chef of Hank’s and Qué Padre in the Pacific Palisades at Palisades Village, will take the stage. Chef Peña’s love of Mexican cuisine has inspired his culinary creations at Hank’s and Qué Padre thus captivating foodies with extraordinary flavors and striking presentation. CLICK HERE to read a review of Hank’s on our sister site Chef Peña also recently introduced a specialty Weekend Breakfast at Que Padre – CLICK HERE to find out more.

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A Delicious dish from Qué Padre by Chef Isaias Peña

June 21, 2023

The Colony Club’s Chef Series continues Wednesday, June 21, 2023, with Chef Walter NunezExecutive Chef of The Rex – Seaside Steakhouse in Redondo Beach. Chef Nunez’s refined approach to cuisine has elevated The Rex’s dining experience. His cuisine also showcases his expertise in traditional and contemporary culinary techniques.

June 28, 2023

The final dinner of the series culminates on Wednesday, June 28, 2023. The event celebrates the multi-talented Chef Chris Oh (Seoul Sausage, Escala K-TownUm.Ma SFKamu Ultra Karaoke). Executive Chef Michael Hung presents an evening of Traditional Korean Barbeque. The dinner will spotlight Prime Beef and Japanese A5 Wagyu Beef, and the event will take place on The Colony Club’s poolside dining patio. As many may know, Chef Chris Oh is known as the founder of Seoul Sausage Co. He is also a winner of multiple TV competition shows. Chef Oh’s innovative culinary creations will bridge cultural traditions yet also redefine the boundaries of gastronomy.

Colony Club’s Chef Series – All Dates

In conclusion, The Colony Club’s Join The Club Guest Chef Series runs through the month of June. Dates include: Wednesday, June 7, 2023Wednesday, June 14, 2023, Wednesday, June 21, 2023, and Wednesday, June 28, 2023. For more information on The Colony Club’s “Join The Club Guest Chef Series,” call 760.969.1800 and to make your reservations now, visit

The Colony Club at The Colony Palms Hotel is open for Dinner every Sunday through Thursday from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, and every Friday and Saturday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm. Lunch is served every Monday through Friday from 11:00am to 3:00pm. While Breakfast is offered every Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 11:00am. Brunch is also served every Saturday and Sunday from 8:00am to 3:00pm. For more information about The Colony Club restaurant at The Colony Palms Hotel, visit