Santos MacDonal

Executive Chef
Il Cortile Ristorante
La Cosecha Bar + Restaurant

Santos MacDonal’s career began at the highly-acclaimed Italian Restaurant, “Giorgio” in Malibu, where he was mentored by Chef Giorgio Baldi. His career has taken him through many of Los Angeles’ finest kitchens,  including Via Veneto, Locando de Lago, Koi, La Sosta and more. READ MORE>



Eric Carfagnini

La Cosecha Bar + Restaurant

A native of Buffalo, New York, Eric attributes his culinary roots to two important men: Jewish restaurateur Lenny Levin, and Italian Vintner Quintino Carfagnini, better known as Grandpa and Nonno. READ MORE>




Carole MacDonal

Il Cortile Ristorante
La Cosecha Bar + Restaurant

Carole MacDonal has enjoyed an exciting career as a producer and published writer in Hollywood with credits in both television and film. But a passion for fine food and wine led her and husband, Executive Chef Santos MacDonal, to Paso Robles, where they opened Il Cortile Ristorante. READ MORE>