Businesses of the Year 2020

    Thank you to each of these businesses and community members for their commitment to Sausalito. Their ability to pivot in 2020 and deal with the constant changes throughout the year is inspirational. From moving their business on-line to developing face shields the 2020 Businesses of the Year have shown resiliency and a can-do attitude. We will celebrate all 2020 honorees in 2021 when we are once again able to gather for events in 2021!

  • 2020 Business Awards

    2020 Large Business of the Year

    The Spinnaker Restaurant, Jeff Scharosch

    2020 Small Business of the Year

    Sausalito Fitness Club,  Joubert Caston

    2020 New Business of the Year

    Tivoli Decor, Teri Lang

    2020 Legacy Business of the Year

    Bay Cities Refuse Service, Greg & Kim Christie

    2020 Resiliency & Hope Award

    Marinship Emergency Medical Manufacturing Group

    2020 Presidents Award

    Christopher Holbrook, Studio 333 & Studio 333 Downtown

    2020 Chamber Champion

    Tom Riley

    2020 Spirit of Marin

    Angelino Restaurant, The Ancona Family


  • 2020 Spirit of Marin Award

    Sausalito Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year

    Angelino Restaurant—Ancona Family

    Business AwardsThe Sausalito Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce Angelino Restaurant as its 2020 Business of the Year Honoree for its incredible resilience and hard work to continue serving the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. When the pandemic hit Marin County, the Ancona family had to pivot their two businesses — Angelino Restaurant and CIBO Bakery — by safely combining their staff and operating both businesses from one location. Within the first few weeks of the Shelter in Place order, sisters-in-law Teresa and Tera Ancona ran CIBO Bakery as a drive-through during the day and then returned to Angelino Restaurant in the evening to assist with take-out and delivery orders. Eventually, the Ancona family made the decision to begin operating both CIBO Bakery and Angelino Restaurant out of the Angelino Restaurant location on Bridgeway. Tera and Alfredo would bake and transport their breads, pastries, and goodies to Angelino Restaurant to serve as a bakery from morning until noon, and then the family would turn Angelino’s back to a dinner take-out venue in the evenings.

    With staff reductions due to COVID-19, the family stepped up to run both businesses with very little support. The Ancona family has been a part of the Sausalito business community since 1983, when Pasquale and Donna opened Angelino. The brother and sister team of Alfredo and Teresa Ancona run the restaurant, with Pasquale and Donna enjoying a semi-retired life. Alfredo’s wife, Tera Ancona, is the baker for Angelino and owns CIBO Bakery in Sausalito. The community can always count on the Ancona family to support local nonprofits with fundraising, serving on boards, and being involved in many community events.

    Learn more about Angelino Restaurant here.