Welcome to the Miami Dade Chapter

Be sure to join us for the upcoming 4th Annual FRLA Miami-Dade Golf Invitational on November 2 at the iconic Biltmore Hotel.
Sponsorship available!

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Chapter Directors

Chapter Director

Lynne Hernandez
305-710-3962
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Chapter Leadership

CHAPTER OFFICERS


President
Carlos Gazitua, President/CEO
Sergio’s Restaurants

Vice President/Lodging
Steve Keup, Regional Director of Operations
Hersha Hotels Florida

Vice President/Restaurants
Christopher Gould, Managing Director
Jungle Island

Treasurer
Ignacio Garcia-Menocal, Partner
Grove Bay Hospitality

Secretary
Isabel Porzecanski, Director of Human Resources
Group Mandarin Oriental Miami

Chairperson/Past President (2014-2016)
Mary Rogers, VP Operations
Fontainebleau Miami Beach

BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Ramon Antelo, General Manager
Z Ocean Resort

Giovanni Beretta, General Manager
East Hotel

Stephen Boucher, Partner
Boucher Brothers

Bobby Brandt, Partner/Owner
Tokyo Blue

Carmen Casabielle, Director of Nat’l Sales
Dade Paper

Courtenay Carr-Russo, Owner
Tropical Delights

Gabriel Castrillon, General Manager
Hyatt Regency Miami

Stephen Clark, Director of F & B
Four Seasons Miami

DeAnne Connolly Graham, President
ROI Media Consultants

Henry Delgado, Managing Director
Smith & Wollensky
(FRLA Miami President/2012-2014)
(PAC Committee Alternate)

Bill Diggs, President/CEO
Alonzo Mourning Foundation

Lalo Durazo, Owner
Jaguar Hospitality Group

Edward Everett, Operating Partner
Flemings Coral Gables

 


Shelly Fano, Chairperson
Miami Dade College Culinary Institute
(Education Foundation Board Alternate)

Stefano Frittella, Owner
Pelican Hotel
Pallava Goenka, Reg. Managing Director Specialty Restaurant Group/Rusty Pelican

Salo Grosfeld, President/CEO
JR United Industries

Brian Johnson, General Manager
Joe’s Stone Crab

Oliver Key, General Manager
St. Regis Bal Harbour

Mutluhan Kucuk, Hotel Manager
Loew’s Miami Beach

Joe Natale, VP of Food & Beverage
Menin Hospitality

Steve Pattison/CFO
RBI/Burger King

Gene Prescott, President
The Biltmore Hotel
(Chapter Representative)

Mohammad Qureshi, Associate Dean
FIU Chapman School of Hospitality

Jorge Rivero, President
HR Management Consultants

Sharon Silver, Partner
Wenzel Investment Group