Cary Hardwick is best known as the co-owner of Spaghettini in Seal Beach, California. Having worked in the restaurant business since the age of 15, Cary has acquired a strong passion for all things food related. Cary’s unique vision as a restaurateur has fueled decades of success for Spaghettini, which has been made possible by a staff of incredible, long term and dedicated professionals. Since its inception in 1988, Cary and his business partner Laurie Sisneros have grown Spaghettini to be one of the top restaurants and entertainment lounges in the country.
After years of success in Orange County, it was time for Cary and Laurie to take their craft to Los Angeles. In 2016, Citizen Beverly Hills opened with rave reviews.
Throughout his career, Cary has assisted many individuals in being strategic and intentional in achieving their professional goals. With a desire to help others maximize their business potential, Cary and his wife, Joy, created a consulting and promotions company called C. J. Studios. Since its launch in 2002, C. J. Studios has allowed Cary to publish, speak, teach, and work with individuals who are looking to improve their businesses.
Cary was a scholarship athlete in track and field at Long Beach City College and Indiana University. His best event was the 800 meters which he set multiple records for at both schools. Today, he and his wife Joy live in Long Beach, California and have four incredible children. When he isn’t at the restaurant, you may find him riding his bike around town, or traveling the world in search of the perfect wave.