Chef Bernardo Hosting A Segment on Television


Napa Valley Marketplace Magazine – Fall 2021 Edition, Featuring Napa Valley Bistro

Read Napa Valley Marketplace Magazine featuring Napa Valley Bistro – Survival of a Hidden Gem with Old Fashioned Values.


Napa Valley Life Magazine – Summer 2020 Edition, Featuring Napa Valley Bistro

Read Napa Valley Life’s Magazine feature on Napa Valley Bistro – a local’s spot serving high-end cuisine.


Chef’s combination leads to success at Napa restaurant: 10 Questions Business Feature, Napa Valley Register

Bernardo Ayala, owner and executive chef of Napa Valley Bistro, described “the aromas, the flavors and the different ingredients we have in Napa Valley,” as inspiration for his cooking. Read more:


Napa Valley Bistro featured in Market Place, Napa Valley’s Community Magazine

Napa Valley Bistro gets rave review from some of our local community contributors, John & Dorothy Salmon & Barbara Nemko. A must read as it includes the recipe for the delicious Fried Chicken!  Check it out here:


Napa Valley Bistro Presented in North Bay Biz Magazine

Check out the article featured in North Bay Biz Dine Wise section.  Read it here:


Napa Valley Bistro featured in Napa Valley Life Magazine

Napa Valley Life Magazine wrote a glowing review of Napa Valley Bistro on their latest issue of the magazine. Read it here:


Napa Valley Bistro’s comfort food has its roots in Michoacán

The Napa Valley Register has given us a great review. Click link below for full article.
Also, as a bonus, the article goes in depth into our Chef’s history growing up and the influence his mother had on his cuisine. You can’t miss it!


Napa Valley Register

June 2013

Seeing a need for local-oriented casual restaurants, two chefs with lots of local experience have opened Napa Valley Bistro on Clinton off Main Street in downtown Napa. “I wanted to make it affordable for locals,” said chef Bernardo Ayala, who with “silent partner” Ernesto Martinez opened the restaurant to serve updated versions of classic American bistro food…The menu highlights local seasonal produce with a throwback to classic American home-style dishes with innovative twists…

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