Gabriel is originally from the Bay Area and moved to the Coachella Valley in 2017 pursing new adventures, new friends and a desert lifestyle. Growing up in Silicon Valley, Gabriel was influenced by the culture and environment of the tech industry. He attended UC Santa Barbara, where he graduated with a degree in marketing communications.
After discovering a passion for food and wine, Gabriel began attending culinary courses. He soon began working as a chef and part time food writer for a local Santa Barbara based publication. After many years cooking, managing private events and running restaurants, Gabriel decided to open his own delicatessen, in Marin County.
As a new entrepreneur, Gabriel discovered the marketing potential of social media platforms and how they could be used to effectively promote a business. After successfully selling his deli, Gabriel moved to Palm Springs and started a eCommerce website for branded merchandising. For the past 3 years Gabriel has successfully implemented creative marketing campaigns for local Coachella Valley businesses. He is an enthusiastic tech driven marketer, who loves his work.
When not researching new technologies, you can find Gabriel playing live music around town on his acoustic guitar.