Admiral Risty Owner, Wayne Judah, seated, is surrounded by some of the restaurant’s longest-term crewmembers from left, Bartender Mike Fish, Server Jimmy Faustino, Server Dave Jessup, Host Dan Heller, Manager Tim Roderick, Server Jill Gaston and Bus Boy Gabriel Sosa, whom he proudly calls the “heart” of The Risty. Missing from photo: Server Kevin Nichols, […]


The Admiral Risty to Mark 52nd Anniversary on the Peninsula Longtime Crewmembers Share Historical Insights, Favorite Memories On Wednesday, Oct. 10, the Peninsula’s independently owned Admiral Risty Restaurant will mark its 52nd anniversary in the hospitality industry. Fifty-two years is no small feat when restaurant statistics indicate that “up to 90 percent of independent restaurants […]