Congratulations Class of 2022!
Salinas, CA -- Enrique "Ricky" Ruiz, Auto/Diesel Repair Student, was one of 22 students from the 2022 graduating class who were awarded High School Diplomas from Rancho Cielo Youth Campus in partnership with John Muir Charter School on Thursday, June 9th, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. The Commencement ceremony was held in Rancho Cielo's Sally Hughes Church Amphitheater. Rancho Cielo's Vocational Training Programs are high-skill career technical programs for Monterey County students such as Ricky who seek a Vocational Training Certificate as they earn their high school education.
Ricky spoke to the graduating class...
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Vote for us in the "Best of" nominations!
We are excited to announce that for the first time, we have gotten into the MC Weekly’s “Best of Monterey County” nominations! Thank you to everyone who voted for us during the preliminary round.
Now we need to win something!
Please vote for RANCHO CIELO in the following categories:
- BEST NON-PROFIT on page 1 (out and about page)
- BEST AG NON-PROFIT on page 2 (the ag page)
- BEST RESTAURANT IN SALINAS on page 4 (the restaurant page)
You must vote for 20 categories. Vote for the categories...
Kenny is the Server of the Week!
Congratulations to Kenny for being named the Server of the Week!
Kenny has impressed guests at the DCA Dining Room consistently. From one guest, "Kenny has a wonderful personality. He was very attentive to our needs!"
Great job, Kenny!
This Week's Server of the Week is Albert!
Our Server of the Week is Albert!
Albert has been doing a fantastic job at the Drummond Culinary Academy Dining Room. Here are some of the things patrons have said about him:
"Amazing as usual! Albert was fun, knowledgeable, professional – all around awesome!”
“Great interaction [with Albert]. [He was] very willing to suggest and advise! Super fun. Thanks.”
“Amazing food and friendly staff! Thanks!!”
“Albert provided great service and the food was great.”
Congrats to Albert for doing such a stellar job!
Server of the Week: Sydnee
Our Server of the Week is Sydnee!
Sydnee is doing an amazing job during our Friday Night Dinners. One customer said, "I thoroughly enjoyed my second visit to Rancho Cielo . Sydnee was terrific – very thoughtful and considerate."
Another customer said, " Sydnee is committed to her part at Rancho Cielo . We had a grand time."
Other comments included:
"Everything was perfect. Maybe provide a spoon when coffee is served with cream and sugar."
"A great experience."
Fantastic job, Sydnee!
Ag students get an experiential anatomy lesson
Some of the students in the Ag program got to experience a hands-on anatomy lesson. While on a hike at the Ranch, students found a pile of bones. They decided to try and put the puzzle together. Students loved the challenge!
Angel is our server of the week
Congrats to our Server of the Week-- Angel!
Here are a few of the things people said when they visited the Drummond Culinary Academy when Angel was working:
"I am a Culinary Graduate, and this place still amazes me. Amazing food!"
"It was a great environment. Very Welcoming. Thank you."
"I appreciate your knowledge of food and how it was prepared. Your kind and patient manner will get you far. Best to you."
"Angel was awesome! He is super knowledgeable, friendly and very polite. He took very good care of us."...
Server of the Week: Natalia
Congrats to our Server of the Week-- Natalia!
Natalia has been hard at work at our Friday Night Dinners.
From a recent guest:
“4th time here. Better each time. Can’t wait for a 5th visit!”