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Fish Market Coming to Summit at Calabasas

Two veterans of the fishing industry plan on opening a 5,100-square-foot store, which will include a restaurant.

Village Fish Market signed on this week as the newest tenant at the and the owners of the new business say the plan on offering seafood flown in from around the globe.

The market will also include a seafood restaurant and occupy a 5,100-square-foot retail unit adjacent to

Barry Cohen and Gerald Cigliano, two veterans of the fishing industry, are stepping out of retirement to open the business together.

Cohen has owned a few seafood restaurants and fish markets, including Olde Port in Avila Beach, while Cigliano once owned Santa Monica Seafood.

Cohen opened Olde Port 47 years ago and has since passed the family business on to his son. The elder Cohen now resides in Westlake Village.

He said the store is going to offer seafood from differents parts of the world, such as wallaye from Minnesota and whitefish from Lake Superior.

"We're going to have a 35-footlong display case," Cohen said, adding: "If customers see something in the market display that they want, we'll take it out and we'll cook it for them they way they want it cooked."

He said Village Fish Market would open its doors in about five to six months.

Erin Miller April 12, 2012 at 01:36 PM
Great news - I hope the fish market does well. I love walleye and whitefish (I'm from Minnesota)!
Leann R. April 12, 2012 at 03:37 PM
Fantastic!!!
Chuck Stewart April 13, 2012 at 02:43 AM
It will be a success with the experience of the owners!
Iris April 13, 2012 at 02:01 PM
I have been waiting for something like this for years around here! Thank you.
Jerry N. Stein April 15, 2012 at 04:01 PM
Jerry N. Stein, COO Global Restaurant Design, Corp. www.grdcorp.com Congratulations to both Barry and Gerald. We at Global Restaurant Design, Corp. are committed to providing the very best that our staff has to offer in terms of design and consulting services for this most ambitious project. Along with Barry and Gerald, we are very excited to help them bring such a tremendous concept to this area. After living in the Conejo Valley for over 28 years, I know that all of the surrounding areas will appreciate the high quality seafood outlet Barry and Gerald have developed. We look forward to enjoying this facility for many years to come.

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