Palm Springs, CA
Since 1992, over 450 stars honoring notable entertainers, humanitarians, civic leaders, architects, artists, authors, and athletes have been inducted on the sidewalks throughout Downtown, Uptown, and all around the heart of Palm Springs, California.
On May 23rd at 9:30 a.m., the Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce honored Jerry Keller, on his 88th birthday, with the 461st star on the Walk of the Stars Palm Springs. It will be located at 200 S Palm Canyon, next to his beloved late wife, Barbara.
Walk Of The Stars Palm Springs stated:
“In 2011, Jerry Keller and his wife, Barbara, opened Lulu California Bistro, a vibrant restaurant that was an integral part of the renaissance of downtown Palm Springs and has become a renowned destination for visitors and locals seeking great food at great prices served with a generous helping of fun. Jerry’s background in publishing and marketing made him a natural restauranteur in this second career, and his keen eye for trends and common touch has been instrumental in Lulu’s success.
Jerry Keller’s impact on the community of Palm Springs is far-reaching and goes beyond his success as the owner of Lulu California Bistro with him being a confidante and trusted advisor to local elected officials, businesses, and non-profit organizations for many years. Jerry’s commitment to providing outstanding food and an unforgettable dining experience has been recognized with multiple awards, including Businessperson of the Year in Palm Springs, Distinguished Citizen of Rancho Mirage, and Businessman of the Year in Rancho Mirage. In 2023, the Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce presented him with the prestigious Richard M. Milanovich Community Service Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the community. Jerry serves as a board member of Visit Greater Palm Springs and PS Resorts, showcasing his dedication to promoting tourism and economic growth in the region.
Jerry Keller’s tireless commitment to making Palm Springs a more vibrant community has earned him a well-deserved reputation as a beloved community leader and recognition he has received for his contributions is a testament to the profound impact he has had on the city and its residents.”