Outdoor Living Concepts

About Us


Outdoor Living Concepts is a Luxury Outdoor Leisure Products Design Showroom. We are located in the new Desert Business Park and Design Center in Palm Desert, CA. This high-end design showroom caters to Southern California’s most prestigious contractors, designers, landscapers, and architects and their perspective clients. Services include design planning, product selection as well as wholesale and retail pricing.

Bob Clay, president and founder of Outdoor Living Concepts has a 25+ year history in the casual living industry. He cultivated his in-depth knowledge as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for one of the largest luxury outdoor appliance distributors in the country. For 14 years, Mr. Clay traveled the Western United States, establishing a premiere dealer network, and educating sales specialists and their clients on the value of owning commercial quality cooking equipment. His focus has been on performance, and the level of enjoyment that can be achieved.

An expert with an intense passion, Mr. Clay’s customers refer to him as “The King” of the outdoor cooking arena. Major grill manufacturers have requested Mr. Clay’s participation in their focus groups, including LYNX, Alfresco, Jade/Dynasty and Vintage. He thoroughly understands his customer’s needs, enabling him to recommend design changes that greatly improve our quality of life. Many of Mr. Clay’s innovations are being used today. Mr. Clay has redefined the high-end grill market by bringing the professional culinary environment to the outdoors, creating aesthetically beautiful and functional outdoor kitchens.

People come from all over the world to golf, entertain and retire in the Palm Desert area. Outdoor Living Concepts offers quality products with a professional level of customer service. You can depend on Outdoor Living Concepts to help you design your ideal outdoor entertainment space.
Here’s what industry experts say about Bob Clay:

“Bob Clay is an outstanding individual who deserves to be recognized as a true pioneer in promoting commercial luxury appliances for the home.”
Dale G. Seiden, Vice President – Alfresco

“He has helped our company grow more profitable because of his expertise.”
Mike James, Owner – Flame Connection

“Bob is the strongest and most knowledgeable salesperson to represent any supplier.”
J.D. Smith Jr., Vice President Builder Operations – Arizona Wholesale Supply Company


Whether you are a year round desert dweller or a seasonal snowbird, a vibrant outdoor lifestyle is what probably landed you here in the Coachella Valley.  Golfing, hiking, or just spending time with family and friends and enjoying the beautiful desert environment means being outdoors.  Cold beverages around a cozy firepit after the sun sets behind Mount San Jacinto or cooking your favorite foods in your outdoor kitchen after a spirited round of golf.  Outdoors is where the action is!
So where do you start?  The secret is a great design, quality products and an expert installation.  You start with Outdoor Living Concepts!  Located in the Desert Business Park just west of Del Webb Sun City off of Washington St.  A contractor’s design showroom open to the public. With over 30 years of experience, Bob Clay supervises a seasoned crew and is personally involved in all aspects to insure all projects end with you the customer extremely happy!  They start with a free on site design consultation.  Provide custom 3D CAD drawings and back it up with some of the finest brands of outdoor products including Alfresco and Viking grills, True refrigeration and Sunsetwest patio furniture. Professionally trained installers put the finishing touches on your backyard paradise.  Now start enjoying! Oh by the way, they are also the Jacuzzi brand above ground spa dealer!
So if you are trying to create your own backyard paradise, start with the best, Outdoor Living Concepts!