“Faith, family, friends and food — Come experience how we strive to blend these life foundations into a unique dining experience.”
-- Ken & Mona
Mona Calis is Vice President of Coastal Roots Hospitality. As a seasoned hospitality professional, Mona started early, as she grew up in a family that was immersed in hospitality. From a young age, she started helping her family in their restaurant and ultimately matured into a successful owner/operator. Mona has always been passionate about a career in the culinary arts, which is evident in her 30+ years of experience in the industry. Mona's expertise, combined with an overall philosophy of customer service and team collaboration, helps lead our teams and hospitality group within the community.
Vice President, Area General Manager
Debbie Edwards is Vice President, Area General Manager. As Area General Manager, Debbie has the exciting opportunity to ensure that the fabulous customer experience associated with our brand extends to all our restaurants and new acquisitions. She also works with senior leadership to extend our brand as the premier hospitality group on the Peninsula. Monterey-born and raised, Edwards came to Tarpy’s Roadhouse in 1993, first as a server, then was promoted to manager in 1996, General Manager in 2000 and, as Area Vice President with Coastal Roots Hospitality in 2020. She has distinguished herself as General Manager at Tarpy’s for more than 20 years with her expertise and consummate professionalism where she has responsibility for taking that culture and ensure it becomes corporate culture.