Memories and Milestones, 1966-2016
Built in 1966, the Admiral Risty Restaurant is a landmark that is treasured by generations of Peninsula and South Bay families. For fifty years, loyal patrons have chosen The Admiral Risty as their favorite place to celebrate the special occasions in their lives from birthdays to anniversaries, wedding receptions, retirement fetes, graduations, even memorials. MORE
Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Over two dozen cities and towns claim to be the birthplace of Memorial Day. While Waterloo N.Y. was officially declared the birthplace of Memorial Day by President Lyndon Johnson in May 1966, it’s difficult to prove conclusively the origins of the day.
Regardless of the exact date or location of its origins, one thing is clear – Memorial Day was borne out of the Civil War and a desire to honor our dead. It was officially proclaimed on 5 May 1868 by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, in his General Order No. 11. “The 30th of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village and hamlet churchyard in the land,” he proclaimed. The date of Decoration Day, as he called it, was chosen because it wasn’t the anniversary of any particular battle.
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For a special occasion celebration, The Admiral Risty Restaurant is the perfect choice. Enjoy our spectacular ocean view and warm atmosphere, and allow our experienced and competent staff to put you at ease. We offer award-winning food, a large selection of wines and a full service bar.
Located on the Palos Verdes Drive West, part of the scenic drive which encircles the Palos Verdes Peninsula, The Admiral Risty is available Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm to accommodate 150 guests for sit-down luncheons and 200 guests for cocktails and hors d’oeuvre receptions.
For a memorable wedding reception, anniveRsary party, Bar Mitzvah, installation or group luncheon, LET US PROVIDE CUSTOM MENUS TO MEET YOUR NEEDS.
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