Alan has been in the food service industry for over 30 years. His culinary experience includes several four and five diamond hotels, resorts, private clubs and restaurants in Arizona and Hawaii. He also brings vast experience from his service as executive chef at several Tucson fine dining restaurants including Daniels, The Tack Room and The Lodge at Ventana Canyon.
Alan was the opening chef at local favorite Pastiche, and was co-owner of two other restaurants in Tucson, Stix and San Remo, the latter of which was given the “Silver Spoon Award,” recognizing it as one of the top 10 restaurants in Tucson. In Hawaii, Alan was the Executive Chef for Las Sirenas restaurant at the Westin Kauai and for Swan Court, which was the fine dining restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Maui.
Alan has been with Handmaker for over nine years as Director of Food Services. He also oversees Facility Services, which includes Environmental Services, IT and Maintenance Departments for the Handmaker family of care.