Jeremy Van Kralingen, Executive Chef
Jeremy was born and raised in the small town of Hilo, Hawaii. At a young age he was inspired and influenced by the home-style cooking of both his mother and grandmother. After honing his skills at some of Santa Barbara’s greatest restaurants including The Lark and julienne, Jeremy has found himself at home at Wine Cask. His cooking principles are anchored to the idea the that best food comes from the best local ingredients. His innovative style utilizes traditional cooking techniques while drawing inspiration from an array of international cooking styles, recipes, and flavors.
Leslee Garafalo, GENERAL MANAGER
Jenny Roberts, Event Manager
Jenny has been in the event management and wedding coordination industry for more than 12 years, and marked her 20th anniversary in the restaurant industry this past year. She graduated in 2007 from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor’s of University Studies with a focus in Marketing & Public Relations and English Creative Writing. In 2009 she went back to school to start her second Bachelor’s in Business, when the beautiful beaches of Santa Barbara began calling her name. Since her move here, she has immersed herself in the hospitality industry, in positions ranging from Venue Coordinator, Restaurant Manager, Marketing & Event Coordinator and even Mood Director. This gives her a unique outlook on service and execution of the events she has managed. With her extensive experience and background Marketing, she embraces marketing concepts to create strategic and well planned timelines. She has a stellar reputation and prides herself on the level of integrity she brings to her position. Her goal is to always provide transparent and open communication with her clients and go the extra mile to meet their expectations.