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Pacific Restaurant Brokers

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Herbert Tobias and Joanne Motoomul
Marketing and Support Services
(949) 424-6065

Herbert and Joanne handle PRB's marketing to all restaurant owners in southern California. Their role is vital in finding buyers and sellers of food & beverage related businesses. Additionally, they provide support services key to running the office.

Steve Torabi
​(949) 427-0414

Prior to joining our team, Steve owned and operated a successful restaurant in Seal Beach for over 20 years.  He is extremely knowledgeable in all phases of running a successful restaurant and is an excellent resource for both buyer and seller. From controlling food costs, lease negotiations, employee challenges to social media marketing and vendor contracts, Steve provides valuable insight for anyone interested in running a profitable restaurant.

Education & Licenses:

California State University, Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering

Rafael Garcia
(714) 866-6989

Prior to joining our team, Rafael owned and operated a bar and restaurant.  With over 26 years of experience, he can help you buy or sell your next restaurant, as well as give you insight into how to run your restaurant more efficiently.

Jerry Diza
(949) 427-0304

Jerry began his career in restaurant brokering from the public sector.  He was a supervising investigator with the State of California, Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC).  He handled the licensing of a number of restaurants and bars in his position as investigator and is extremely knowledgeable with liquor license laws and policies.  He has sold both franchised and non-franchised food & beverage related businesses.

Education & Licenses:

California State University, Masters Public Policy and Administration
California State University, Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice

Meet our Team

Fayaz Karim
(949) 424-3029

Fayaz has owned a number of businesses and is well versed in business transfers, franchise operations, and enterprise profitability.  He was a multi-unit owner and development agent for Subway Sandwiches. In addition to restaurant sales, he has also handled transactions including optometric/medical practices, transportation businesses and main street retail establishments.

Education & Licenses:

Manchester University, England    BSc.(Hons.) Management Sciences
Queens University, Canada MBA (Accounting and Finance)
CPA(Chartered Professional Accountant), McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Member of NACVA(National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts)

Bree Lundy
(949) 427-0012

Bree Lundy is no stranger to the Restaurant Business, having spent 18 1/2 years in the industry in various roles. Prior to joining Pacific Restaurant Brokers, Bree was the General Manager of Kutsi Cocina Bar and Lounge in Downtown Santa Ana.  She is well versed in all aspects of restaurant management, which give her superior insight when selling a restaurant and discussing details with a buyer.


Pacific Restaurant Brokers

511 E. 1st Street #H Tustin CA 92780


Phone:  (949) 424-6065



Mon - Fri 8am to 5pm
Closed Sat and Sun.
Call for appointment.

Michael Stavrinakis

(843) 868-1583

A lifetime resident of Charleston, South Carolina, Mr. Stavrinakis has been in restaurant industry for over 27 years as the founder and CEO of Manny’s Grills, Cafes and Franchise Group. A graduate of Charleston Southern University in 1986 with a B.S. in Economics and a lifetime member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox church. He served on the Charleston Aviation Authority and was Chairman of the Committee on Human Resources. He is a platinum member of the Charleston Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Navy League of the University States. Current member Board of Trustees of The Medical University of South Carolina since 2012. His wife Karen is a 1995 graduate of MUSC and they have three children Manoli, Markella and Leo.

Josh Shin

(949) 427-0568

Over 15 years of experience and expertise in the Restaurant industry transforming concept into a profitable business. Ability to train and consult, focus on high quality and exceptional customer service, ability to recognize gaps in business to improve the process and product. 

Previously a Corporate Chef for Poke-ria and Executive Chef at Mcfaddens.  Former restaurant owner of Fat Burrito in the Philippines.  Graduate of Le Cordon Bleu, California School of Culinary Arts.  Certified Serv Safe Manager with the National Restaurant Associations.


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Enes Arslan
(949) 427-0404

Enes has more than 10 years of business operations experience ranging from the retail, wireless, and restaurant sectors. As a current corporate franchisee for multiple units, he has the knowledge and experience to help investors find the perfect restaurant opportunities.

Education & Licenses:

University of Minnesota 
Bachelors in English