March 20, 2018 – With renovation of the historic Cooper Molera Adobe in downtown Monterey about halfway complete, Edible Monterey Bay can now report on the exciting new restaurant, bakery and café complex expected to open there this summer as part of a groundbreaking partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Longtime restaurateur and realtor Kirk Probasco is partnering on the project with wildly creative local pastry chef Ben Spungin and Sonoma restaurant manager P.J. Clark. Together they’ve formed the Alta Group to operate two businesses on the historic 2.5-acre property.
Alta Bakery and Café—projected to open in June—will be located in the Corner Store building at the intersection of Polk, Munras and Alvarado St. In addition to espressos and coffee drinks, a glass showcase sunk into the counter … Read More