The Mucky Duck in Monterey held the second monthly installment of the Monterey Business Shindig last Thursday night.
Chef Troy and Sous-Chef Clara Begin Prepping Appetizers Around Noon For The Five-O'Clock Event
The crowd was much larger and more diverse including Bank managers from Washington Mutual, Bank of America, Kent Berman director of rooms from the Portola Plaza Hotel,
Appetizers Trayed Up Ready To Plate
Thresher Rolle Purchasing and Logistics director at the Santa Lucia Preserve, the Chef of the new "community friendly" Lighthouse Bar and Grill, and many more.
The large patio at the rear of the Duck was reserved for the event and everyone was name tagged and mingling.
It Was Standing Room Only At This Event
Cards were passed and business connections made. There was even a late surge of attendees from Carmel Valley that arrived after a chamber meeting.
Thresher Rolle And The Chef From The New Lighthouse Bar And Grill in Monterey Chat
Lighthouse Bar and Grill is under new ownership and the Chef was letting everyone know that they are more community friendly. The owners friends in the military are frequenting the establishment and more traditional couples are becoming the norm, according to Chef.
Several supporters offered up gifts for a drawing, and Eric Waddell, owner of the Mucky Duck and host teamed with D.J. and entertainment director A.J. Bee to distribute them. US Foodservice San Francisco was on hand as a lucky winner was drawn for their prime Oakland A's vs Texas Rangers Tickets.
Owner and Host Eric Waddell With Entertainment Director AJ Bee Give Away The US Foodservice Baseball Tickets
The event lasted well into the evening and for sure there will be a September edition. Be watching your email or this site for more information.
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