(949) 424-6065
2901 W. Coast Highway, Suite 200 Newport Beach, CA 92663

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Pacific Restaurant Brokers

2901 W. Coast Highway, Suite 200
Newport Beach, CA 92663
​(949) 424-6065
Mon. – Fri. 9am to 5pm, Closed Sat. and Sun.
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Our Team

steve torabi restaurant broker

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.


California State University, Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering

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Jerry Diza
(949) 427-0304

Jerry began his career as a broker 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 an investigator and is extremely knowledgeable with liquor license laws and policies.  He has sold both franchised and non-franchised food & beverage related businesses.


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

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Rafael Garcia
(714) 866-6989

Prior to joining our team, Rafael owned and operated bars and restaurants both in the US and abroad.  With over 26 years of experience, he can help you buy or sell a restaurant, as well as give you insights into how to run your restaurant efficiently.

Tony Ortega
​(657) 345-5767

 Tony has over 20 years of experience as a multi-unit owner and operator of various franchised businesses including Jiffy Lube, Pioneer Chicken and Der Wienerschnitzel. His expertise is invaluable when it comes to owning and operating a business.  Additionally, he also earned his brokers license along the way.

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Hwan Pak
(909) 529-6285

Hwan has more than 11 years running and operating multiple unit franchised restaurants.  From build out to purchase to strategically selling 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

Michael Stavrinakis
​(843) 868-1583

A lifetime resident of Charleston, South Carolina, Mr. Stavrinakis has been in the restaurant industry for over 27 years. He is the founder and CEO of Manny’s Grills, Cafes and Franchise Group.  He is also 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.


Charleston Southern University with a B.S. in Economics

Clement Aganon
Floor Manager/Quality Assurance Specialist
(949) 424-6065

Clem worked as a Floor Manager and Quality Assurance Specialist in the business process outsourcing industry prior to joining our team. He is responsible for improving PRB’s online presence. His exceptional customer service experience is vital in establishing clients’ trust and confidence with our services.

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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.