Hallmarks of Chef Bolton include brilliant technique, a modest personality and an inspirational leadership style. His passion and commitment are evidenced in all aspects of his position, and the future of the C restaurant, C bar, C side patio and the hotel's catering operations are bright indeed. His flavorful creations are accessible, imaginative and not overly rich—relying heavily on superb ingredients and flawless preparation.
The C restaurant is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year, for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and features expansive blue water views of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary from every table. The C bar is a stylish cocktail area with fascinating artwork and an intriguing array of beverages to please every palate.
The C side patio is comfortable outdoor space adjacent to the restaurant and bar. An attractive glass addition surrounds a portion of the space, allowing unobstructed ocean views but providing protection from gentle bay breezes. Stylish heaters add warmth and visual interest, and soft seating area with a fire table provides a welcoming and comfortable environment to linger over beverages and items from the delectable bar menu. Live entertainment is featured Thursday through Saturday from 12-3 pm, with live entertainment in the C restaurant Thursday through Saturday evenings. Complimentary valet parking is provided for guests of the C restaurant + bar, and the C-side patio.
On Friday and Saturday evening, black and white classic films are projected on the corrugated wall across from the C-side patio, which adds great ambiance and intrigue to the already interesting surroundings. The films are without sound, and feature classics such as A Star is Born.