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Join restaurant industry veteran Steve Zimmerman, Principal Broker and Founder of Restaurant Realty in a 1-on-1 fireside chat with restaurant owners, managers,investors and high profile industry clientele sharing their restaurant deal making experiences, success stories, challenges, and more.


Steve Zimmerman of Restaurant Realty Company was recently featured on Episode 62 of The Bite Goes On Podcast. Sondra Bernstein, owner of “the girl & the fig” restaurant in Sonoma, hosts this weekly podcast along with her friend Brian Casey, Sommelier at The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and veteran of the hospitality industry for over 30 years.

Thank you Roman Polnar for a wonderful interview with the ‘Food for Thought ‘podcast, a program of Hebrew Free Loan in San Francisco. Titled “Lessons from a Restaurant Pioneer,” Steve Zimmerman shares his experiences with Zim’s Restaurants, one of the largest privately-owned restaurant chains in the Bay Area for many years. And about the founding of Restaurant Realty Company!


Over the years, Steve Zimmerman has delivered Restaurant Realty Company-led Webinars tailored for the California Association of Business Brokers (CABB) as part of their CABBinar series and the International Association of Business Brokers (IBBA). Most recently, Steve has participated in numerous podcasts and webinars for Covid-19. Below are just a sample!

CABBinar “Key Elements for Building a Sustainable Business Brokerage Practice”
January 2021

SBDC NoCal Webinar – July 2020
“How to Buy and Sell A Restaurant”

SBDC Webinar – June 2020
Restaurant & Retail Lease
Negotiations during COVID 19

IBBA Webinar – May 2020
Selling Essential and Non Essential Businesses

CABB Webinar
Best Practices for Analyzing and Handling Leases in Business Brokerage Transactions7/28/16
Selling Your Restaurant: What You Need to Know to Attract Serious Buyers & Get Top Price



JUST SOLD HACIENDA DON CUCO Lancaster / North Los Angeles County Todd Pliss of Restaurant Realty Company represented both the buyer and seller in this transaction, which closed escrow October 28, 2022. The sellers, Fabiola and her mother, Rebeca Lopez, had operated the establishment since 2013. With family roots in Mexico and a long history of [...]

SOLD – SEA CASA, Westlake Village

JUST SOLD SEA CASA Westlake Village / Los Angeles County Restaurant Realty sold Sea Casa, an amazing Latin American Restaurant in the heart of Westlake Village, located at 1014 S Westlake Blvd, in October 2022! Keith Simpson represented both the seller and buyer. Herbert and Lisa Boks built and had operated Sea Casa Restaurant located in [...]

SOLD – Ale Tales Taproom

JUST SOLD ALE TALES TAPROOM Downtown San Diego / San Diego County Ale Tales Taproom located in Downtown San Diego (East Village) recently sold on October 20th, 2022. Ale Tales Taproom is located in the East Village of Downtown San Diego and was sold by Martin Cramer, CCIM of Restaurant Realty Company. He represented the seller [...]

SOLD – Marche aux Fleurs, Marin County

JUST SOLD MARCHE AUX FLEURS Marin County Marche Aux Fleurs recently Sold on October 5, 2022. It is located at 23 Ross Commons in the city of Ross in Marin County. Steve Zimmerman, the Principal Broker and Owner of RRC represented Dan and Holly Baker, the sellers and the buyers are Marche Restaurant LLC and the [...]