CB Group specializes in modern California Italian dining with focus in food quality and superior guest hospitality at an affordable price. Our concepts range from fast casual restaurants, beer and wine bar, to smaller express cafes and juice bars.
We feature simple, inviting menus and a personal touch that ensures an appealing, fun and casual culinary meal.
Mauro Corbia, is native to the isle of Sardinia, Italy where he comes from a culinary family that prepared simple, traditional dishes using fresh ingredients.
In 1992, Mauro co-founded Mauro's Cafe inside Fred Segal Melrose. Under Mauro's inspired direction, Mauro's Cafe became a world-renowned celebrity magnate. The simplicity of the menu and comfortable, fashionable atmosphere made it loved by loyal customers and celebrities alike. Mauro's Cafe remains a well-loved culinary destination and iconic cultural hotspot that's regularly highlighted in a wide variety of film, television, and media.
Mauro and his team are committed to making Ciabatta Bar the premiere culinary hot spot. Ciabatta Bar will feature simple, inviting menus and a personal touch that ensures an appealing, casual culinary meal. Mauro's hands-on management approach, extensive expertise, and welcoming smile will ensure that his loyal clientele and new visitors will feel at home and receive a warm Italian experience.
Chef Sergio is perhaps best known for the development of the iconic celebrity destination: Mauro’s Cafe inside Fred Segal Melrose. As Co-Owner and Executive Chef of Mauro’s Café, Sergio delighted a wide ranging group of loyal customers from all over the globe. Mauro’s Cafe remains a mecca for fine Italian dining to all of Hollywood’s elite. Sergio Corbia has continued to expand his success internationally, consulting for vibrant restaurants throughout South America and Asia.
Chef Sergio has become successful at crafting warm, family-style environments that highlight the fresh, regional Italian dishes that originally inspired him to go into the culinary arts. Chef Sergio and his brother Mauro continue to raise our dining experience. At Ciabatta Bar Cucina Italiana the Corbia Brothers will reaffirm Los Angeles as an international destination for incredible food.
Marlon Toledo worked for 21 years at Mauros Café in Fred Segal Melrose. He has developed from kitchen crew member to becoming Executive Chef, running the full kitchen operation and training at Mauro's Cafe. Marlon has spent the last 5 years working for the world renowned Cecconis in West Hollywood, working with Executive Chef Andrea Cavaliere and Executive Chef Alessio Biangini.
As Executive Chef, Marlon will help develop the Ciabatta Bar Menu, as well as bring to our guests new and exciting daily specials.