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

Joanne handle PRB's marketing to all restaurant owners in southern California. Her role is vital in finding buyers and sellers of food & beverage related businesses. Additionally, she 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

Our Location

Sean Fatemi

(949) 528-2757

As a current multi-location restaurant owner in orange county Sean started his career in Hotel and Touristic Industry twenty eight year ago, holding various  management positions in European and American hotel corporations such as, Queens Moat of England, Maritim Hotel Inc. Germany, Crown Plaza and Star Wood Hotel and Resorts U.S.A.
Years of experience and countless training programs and seminars enabled him to become an expert in Quality Management, Business Evaluation , Human Resource and almost every aspect of running a successful business in Hotel and Restaurant Industry.
Sean hope to be a knowledgeable source to clients of Pacific Restaurant Brokers, utilizing these expertise in purchasing, expanding or retrieving  from this exciting and dynamic Industry.

Education :  University Of Koln/Germany
                   Major Hotel Management
                   Master of Business Administration

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


Pacific Restaurant Brokers

17011 Beach Blvd. Suite 550

​Huntington Beach CA 92647


Phone:  (949) 424-6065



Mon - Fri 9am 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 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. 


Nick Wood

(657) 345-5767

Nick Wood brings to Pacific Restaurant Brokers more than 20 years of FSR, QSR, retail and convenience store experience in ownership, management, and mentoring.  
Nicholas has worked with and for numerous companies, individual as well as multi-unit, including Morton’s of Chicago, Mobil Oil, Citgo, BP, Cousins Subs, Marathon Oil, Speedway Super America, as well as multiple independent restaurant groups.  Most recently with Smitten Ice Cream and Bowl of Heaven as Director of Operations

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Hwan Pak
(909) 529-6285

Hwan has more than 11 years running and operating multiple franchise restaurants. He believes that people make and run a successful businesses, especially in the restaurant sector which is so people oriented. From buildout to purchase to strategically selling his stores, he has experience in all aspects of starting and running a successful restaurant to the final stage of selling it to ‘cash out’.
Education & Licenses:
University of California, Irvine
Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering