Awards & Accolades


2009: Celebrated Chef of the Year: American Culinary Federation 

2008: Produce Excellence in Foodservice Award: United Fresh 

1999-2012: Award of Excellence: Wine Spectator Magazine

1995: Best New Restaurant of the Year: Esquire Magazine 

Award of Unique Distinction: Wine Enthusiast Magazine 



2002-2012: Best Restaurant in Monterey County: Monterey County Weekly 

Seafood Watch Ambassador: Monterey Bay Aquarium

Small Business Excellence Award: Union Bank

Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition :::   ::   ::     :.