Join us for Ep#9 of the
🎙The Restaurant Dealmaker Show🎙
THE GIRL & THE FIG (Sonoma)
Meet Restaurateur Sondra Bernstein, founder of girl & the fig in Sonoma, the fig café & winebar in Glen Ellen, a unique event space known as Suite D with a full-service catering company, author of two books, and former co-host of a weekly podcast called The Bite Goes On.
Thur 10/27/2022 at 11:30am
ABOUT SONDRA BERNSTEIN
Sondra is the founder of the girl & the fig in Sonoma, the fig café & winebar in Glen Ellen, and a unique event space in Sonoma known as Suite D with a full-service catering company. She is the author of the girl & the fig Cookbook and Plats du Jour: the girl & the fig’s Journey through the Seasons in Wine Country and was a co-host of The Bite Goes On podcast talking about all things food. In addition to these businesses, The Sonoma FIG Foundation Fund was established in December of 2016. The Fund offers grants to nonprofit organizations that help startup entrepreneurs with funding in food, farming, food media, wine and spirits, restaurants, artisanal food production or new projects for existing businesses.
Over the past twenty-four years the girl & the fig has made its mark in Wine Country and has been a longtime favorite for both locals and visitors to the area. In 2012, Sondra was celebrated as “Person of the Year”, alongside partner John Toulze by Hospice du Rhône, an international vintners association at their 20th anniversary event for their commitment to promoting Rhône wines. In 2016, she received the Lifetime Achievement award from The Rhône Rangers for the same efforts.
One sure thing that can be said about Sondra Bernstein is that, as an authentic Restaurateur, her restaurants were created as a true expression of her personality. Sondra stepped back from operations last year to revisit her passion for the arts. She is spending her time creating digital art, AI collage, building in the metaverse and curating art exhibits for artists all over the world.
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Launched in January 2022, the Restaurant Dealmaker Show has yielded 18,000+ views of its 8 episodes between live in-person Zoom webinars, broadcasting live to Facebook and replays on YouTube and Facebook.
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 is the Founder, Principal Broker and Chief Executive Officer of Restaurant Realty Company. Steve has personally sold/leased over 1,000 restaurant, bar and/or nightclub businesses and many related commercial buildings totaling 2+ million square feet of commercial space, collaborated with over 2,000 clients and completed over 3,000 valuations since 1996.His real estate experience also includes sales, acquisitions, management and ownership of numerous properties throughout California including restaurants, hotels, apartment buildings, single family houses, an office building and a multi-use retail building. Steve is also the author of Restaurant Dealmaker – An Insider’s Trade Secrets for Buying a Restaurant, Bar or Club available on Amazon.
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