March 2, 2024

Restaurants / Food & Beverage

The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA), Tallahassee

The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) announced the hiring of Meghan Myhill as Communications and Marketing Coordinator. Myhill joins the team in the Tallahassee office. In her role, Myhill will work within FRLA and with its members, external partners, and stakeholders to amplify messaging/digital efforts to protect, educate, and promote Florida's hospitality industry. Read more »
Published on 8/23/2023

Sanguich de Miami, Miami

Sanguich de Miami is proud to announce Marcus Lemonis as a new partner. Read more »
Published on 12/13/2021

Welbilt, New Port Richey

Welbilt, Inc. has announced Keri Llewellyn has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

Smokey Bones, Aventura

Smokey Bones has appointed James O'Reilly as the new CEO. Read more »
Published on 12/2/2019

Tijuana Flats, Orlando, Fla.

Tijuana Flats has hired three industry veterans to manage the company into its next chapter of expansion. Brian Wright, with 35 years in restaurant management, has been named CEO. Louie Psallidas, with over two decades in the restaurant sector, is now CFO. Steve Culbert, who has worked with brands such as Carrabba's and Au Bon Pain, has been named Senior VP of Operations. Read more »
Published on 6/3/2019

Welbilt, New Port Richey

Welbilt’s Board of Directors has appointed Josef Matosevic to assume the role of Interim President and CEO. Matosevic joined Welbilt in August 2015 and most recently served as Welbilt’s Executive... Read more »
Published on 8/15/2018

Azor Brewer Restaurant Advisors, Weston, Florida

Commercial real estate investor/owner Beth Azor and seasoned restaurant operations executive John Brewer have launched Azor Brewer Restaurant Advisors (, which offers a first-of-its-kind database of available second generation restaurant spaces throughout Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. The company is based in Weston, Fla. Read more »
Published on 6/18/2018

Darden Restaurants Inc, Orlando

Darden Restaurants, Inc. has announced the appointment of Dave George as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Read more »
Published on 1/22/2018

Revenue Management Solutions (RMS), Tampa, Florida

RMS, which provides a data-based approach to menu pricing and optimization to leading restaurants worldwide, promoted Jana Zschieschang, its President of EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) to Chief Marketing Officer. Jana will lead marketing strategy and vision, and business development operations across RMS' offices, which are in Tampa, Tokyo, Singapore, London and Paris. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2017


Dawn Lazo has been named Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa's new Vice President of Food & Beverage. "Having spent more than two decades in the business, Dawn is highly regarded by her team and brings experience to the table that establishes her as a leader that we are proud to have at this property," said Seminole Hard Rock Tampa's President Joe Lupo. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2017

Shrimp Basket Restaurants, Pensacola

Shrimp Basket Restaurants announced it has named Kim Moehler its Chief Financial Officer, effective June 12, 2017. Moehler most recently served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Office Depot, Inc. Read more »
Published on 7/25/2017

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