Cibo Ristorante Italiano Hosts Blush 4 on Thursday, February 9th




We LOVE hosting eents at Cibo! Get ready for the Valentine’s Day season and enjoy the 4th Annual BLUSH event at Cibo Restaurant! MADDOX Presents: Blush 4 will be held at Cibo Ristorante Italiano, at 301 Alvarado Street in Downtown Monterey on Thursday, February 9th from 7:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. with convenient parking in the nearby City of Monterey garages. For more information, call 831-649-8151.

About BLUSH 4 

Please join us for an evening of rose colored elegance. This will be an undertaking devoid of the separatist overtones that Valentine's Day evokes. Singles, couples, friends, and colleagues - all are welcome to partake in this cerise wonderland. We look forward to celebrating life with magnificent madams in magenta as well as formal fellas in fuchsia. Viva blush! 

The wearing of garments in any and all shades of pink is extremely encouraged.

Special performance by: Tuxedo Boombox

$30 general admission  

$60 Double Duet (4 people)

Dinner menu available

MADDOX attire available for purchase



Maddox Haberdasher was born and raised in Springfield, Massachusetts. He served his country for 11 years in the United States Army, serving overseas during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Mr. Haberdasher has honed his sartorial skills at one of the most prestigious clothiers on the west coast and an American heritage menswear brand. He is currently the Creative Director for Tansamai Custom Clothier.  He has been a stylist for both men and women’s fashion in magazines such as Pebble Beach Magazine and Carmel Magazine. 

Mr. Haberdasher is also a sought after host and event creator.  Since 2008, his presence as an emcee/host has been increasing through earlier Pinpoint events, Taste of Carmel, NYE Under the Stars, the Jim Beam Make History party, and various musical performances for Casey Frazier, Lillie Lemon and others, to just name a few.  He has curated and hosted his own successful events such as the event trilogy Rum Runners: 1937, Bowties & Bluegrass, BLUSH 1, 2, and 3, SPARKLE and Sultry Summer in the Forest. His most recent work as the Creative Director for Tansamai was a production of 7 garment vignette fashion show hosted at the Thwack Factory in Seaside. 

Mr. Haberdasher was named one of Monterey County Weekly’s Top 25 to watch for 2013 and serves on the board for Dance Kids of Monterey County and planning committee for the Monterey Symphony. He was nominated Man of the Year 2016 by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, he has been featured in Utrip and a menswear documentary titled “Suit Up”.  Mr. Haberdasher has also taken to a liking on stage and screen; he has had cameos in War of the Limelight, The Nutcracker, and My Monterey. Where possible Mr. Haberdasher tries to give back to the community whether it be through his sartorial advice or by providing a fun, upscale atmosphere to every event he plans. Preface 65 Degrees Magazine article: Monterey Symphony Opening Night: 

About Cibo Ristorante Italiano 

Cibo Ristorante Italiano ( offers Italian cuisine, cocktails, fine wines, cordials, and more. Cibo (pronounced chee-bo) means food in Italian, but it's more of a feast for the senses. This beautiful, spacious and comfortable restaurant features an intimate yet vibrant atmosphere which is accentuated with expressive art in the form of photography, paintings, sculpture, hand-blown glass and live jazz. Fusing the best of old and new world Italian cuisine, Cibo offers an eclectic menu ranging from gourmet pizzas to multi-course dinners, including many gluten free choices. Families are welcome and there is a special children's menu. Cibo has been a favorite of locals and visitors alike since 1990.

Cibo is open every evening with dinner served from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Cibo Bar is open from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. and is a popular "pre-event" and "after-party" destination. The bar features a $3 Happy Hour with special appetizers daily from 4 p.m.  - 7 p.m. They offer an extensive high quality local and international wine and beer list, cordials, microbrews, rare and small batch Bourbons, Scotches, Ports, Grappa and liqueurs, as well as espresso, coffee drinks and a full menu of cocktails.  Cibo also presents live music 6 nights a week. On Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, the cool sound of Jazz accompanies dinner from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. The restaurant features a lively and fun atmosphere with Reggae, R&B, Rock or Salsa dance music on Friday and Saturday nights from 9:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. with no cover charge.  Cibo is now "wired" with free Internet service. Enjoy the Cibo Hospitality Happy Hour All Night Long every Thursday night from 4:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. 

With 150 seats, including intimate booths for dining , and room for over 50 people in the attractive bar area, Cibo also accommodates large groups for business functions, wedding rehearsals and receptions, special group dining events, and customized private parties.  Cibo now has a new 500 square-foot outdoor heated seating area along Alvarado Street available for Happy Hour, dinner and drinks after dinner.  The Cibo Patio is also pet-friendly and family-friendly (including strollers) and there is a Kids Menu for dinner, too.  

Cibo Restaurant is the winner of numerous awards including California Writers Association Recommended Dining, Monterey Herald Readers' Choice Local Favorite, Best Place to Meet Singles in Their 30's and 40's, Gold Key Award for Interior Design, Best Place to Enjoy a Martini,  Best Place for Live Jazz,  Best Italian Restaurant,  Best Place to Dance,  Best Martini and one of the Top 10 Happy Hours in Monterey.

For more information, go to or call (831) 649-8151.

Cibo Ristorante Italiano Hosts Blush 4 on Thursday, February 9th