DERRICK CLUNE, GENERAL MANAGER
Originally from San Diego, Derrick moved to the 805 at a young age and it quickly became home. A highly decorated collegiate athlete, Derrick was on his way to becoming a teacher and coach but fell in love with the restaurant business and never looked back. Derrick worked his way through every position in the front of the house to become the opening General Manager at Prime Steakhouse in the Westlake Village area at only 23. After three years, he moved on to manage the acclaimed Cafe Fiore in Ventura. Later as Food & Beverage Director at the prestigious Spanish Hills Club in Camarillo, Derrick supervised multiple club programs for the Camaraderie Clubs group. While at Acme Hospitality Derrick has managed The Lark and Pearl Social and is excited to call La Paloma Cafe home.