Cinque Terre West
CinqueTerre WEST Osteria is a warm family-run Italian restaurant reminiscent of the small Mediterranean coastal villages of the Cinque Terre. CTW serves authentic regional Ligurian dishes, using locally sourced food, specializing in fresh seafood, daily house-made pastas, fatto a mano (made-by-hand) pizza dough and delizioso cornetti (Italian croissants). Open Monday-Saturday Breakfast: 8:30-11:30am, Lunch 12-3pm, Dinner 5-9pm and Sunday 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.. Outdoor seating available.
970 Monument St., Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
I worked in the hospitality industry for many years, managing the front of the house (dining room) in both New York and SF. I attended the Fashion Institue of Technology in New York. I’ve worked as the National Makeup Artist for Perscriptives, worked at a modeling agency in SF, and still manage to work in sales for a candle company while running the restaurant with my husband.
Q & A
What inspired you to become an entrepreneur?
After years of working and helping others create successful businesses I wanted to venture and create success for me and my family.
What does success mean to you?
Success means having a happy and healthy life surrounded by loved ones.
Who inspires you?
Strong women inspire! My mother inspires me. She moved to this country at a young age. She worked two to three jobs in the beginning and went to school. She then opened her own jewelry business and that is where I learned my business sense. She did it all. My dad is pretty amazing too. While study for his masters at Berkeley he worked as a gardener. He quickly turned things around and invested in real estate as well as working for the IRS as an appeals officer.
What is your favorite quote?
Shoot for the Moon even when you miss. You'll land among the Stars. E.P. Rose