I sat with my friend Jessica Kent, co-owner of Jerome's Carmel Valley Market. She and Jerome purchased the market in March 2016. Prior to purchasing the market, Jerome was the head chef at the venerable Wills Fargo in Carmel Valley Village for over 13 years. The time he spent at Wills gave Jerome a fantastic opportunity to meet the people in the community as well as foster an ever growing appreciation of this charming community. Jerome also met Jessica at a Village favorite, The Running Iron. More about that later.
Jerome and Jessica purchased the market so they could spend more time with their growing children. Once the kids were school
I sat with my Friend Sal Tringali, Manager/Operator of Monterey Fish Company, to learn a bit more about the history of the company. Unexpectedly, we had the good fortune of having Sal's father, Carmelo, join our conversation.
Monterey Fish Company Is the oldest and last remaining privately held Wholesale Fish Company. The company was established in 1941 by Sal's Grandfather, you guessed it, Salvatore Tringali. Salvatore arrived to what he considered "The Land of Opportunity," in 1921. After Ellis Island, his first stop was Detroit Michigan. Being from the Mediterranean and a fisherman at heart, he soon headed west to the San Francisco Bay Area in the mid-twenties After experiencing