Willie’s Modern Fare combines the elegance of fine dining with the warmth and conviviality for which its founders are best known. Recognized for 1501 Uptown Gastropub and other solo projects, co-owners Willie Rhine and Chad Gardner from the Gardner Hospitality Group invite guests to savor classic cuisine with a modern twist, along with creative cocktails and a carefully curated wine list.In the kitchen, Executive Chef Richard Perez leads the culinary team with an eye for detail and taste for excellence honed throughout a career overseeing the food at esteemed establishments like Colony Palms Hotel, The Cork Tree Restaurant, and Il Fornaio. Enjoy dinner & drinks in the fine dining room or outdoor patio (reservations recommended). You can stop into the casual lounge for a sip and a snack where reservations aren't needed.
The only lakeside dining in the greater Palm Springs area, Mélange, located in the luxury boutique hotel, the Chateau at Lake La Quinta, offers exquisitely prepared food using only the finest ingredients procured from small California family farms. Classic dishes prepared with a contemporary flair with lighter more flavorful sauces infused with fresh herbs, grown in the herb garden at the Chateau, Mélange offers modern cuisine for those who enjoy eating and living well. A remarkable new desert experience!Reservations Recommended