Kenny Spahn

KEN SPAHN is an award-winning Food Critic and Culinary Author, and a renowned restaurant & hospitality authority and consultant. He has authored over 800 food-related articles; appeared on numerous TV, radio, online, and print venues; served as Celebrity Judge at culinary competitions; taught Hospitality Management courses at local colleges; appeared as a guest speaker at industry events; consulted and recruited for hundreds of restaurant, hotel, and food service operators; and has been intricately involved in countless food, wine, culinary, and restaurant events. Mr. Spahn is widely recognized as one of Florida's most knowledgeable and well-connected restaurant professionals. Ken Spahn is also the Founder and President of RESTAURANT PLACEMENT GROUP, the exclusive recruiting, consulting, and placement firm for the Restaurant, hospitality, and food service industry. For more information, visit: https://www.restaurantplacement.com Boca Raton Tribune is honored to have Mr. Ken Spahn on its team!

By Kenny Spahn On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Las Olas Wine and Food Festival 2019

South Florida’s Largest Street Party Returns!  Friday, April 5 By Kenny Spahn Imagine strolling up & down Ft. Lauderdale’s famed Las Olas Boulevard, and stopping by nearly every restaurant for a free More...

By Kenny Spahn On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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Bacchus Beckons!  Boca Bacchanal – April 4-6, 2019

“A Food & Wine Feast to Please the Gods” By Kenny Spahn Spring has officially sprung. And to us local foodies and oenophiles, that means one thing – the Boca Bacchanal!  Boca Raton welcomes More...

By Kenny Spahn On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival – March 22-24, 2019

“Inaugural 3-day Festival debuts in ArtsPark at Young Circle, with over 100 Restaurants, Spirit Brands, Wineries, and Breweries!” Get ready for the inaugural launch of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Food More...

By Kenny Spahn On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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MODS Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration – Friday, March 15

“Broward County’s Premier Culinary event returns” By Kenny Spahn Get ready, fellow Foodies – the MODS Celebration is almost here!  “The 24th Annual Museum of Discovery and Science / Bank of America More...

By Kenny Spahn On Monday, February 25th, 2019
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CHOPS LOBSTER BAR  – Still ‘The Best’

By Kenny Spahn  When I first reviewed the new Chops Lobster Bar back in 2007, I prefaced my article by stating, “… despite the plethora of upscale establishments around town, there’s never been a single, More...

By Kenny Spahn On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Concours D’ Elegance and The Hangar Party – Feb 22-24

“Culinary and Cars Collide at World-class Events” Attention auto enthusiasts, classic motorcycle fans, fellow foodies & wine lovers, motorheads, and party-goers of all sorts: The Concours d’ More...

By Kenny Spahn On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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FLAVORS OF BOCA – this Thursday!

Junior League’s beloved Food and Wine Extravaganza returns – Thursday, Feb 7 at The Addison Flavors of Boca is almost here! The Junior League of Boca Raton (JLRB) is presenting its annual food & wine More...

By Kenny Spahn On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Food & Wine Festivals 2019

“The Foodie Season has arrived!” By Kenny Spahn South Beach Wine & Food Festival The Holiday Season has come and gone, but here in Culinary Event Season is just beginning!  Restaurants have recovered from More...

By Kenny Spahn On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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2018 – The Restaurant Year in Review    

Square One – Dry-aged NY Strip By Kenny Spahn          Happy 2019!  The new year brings new hope and excitement, and allows us to briefly reflect upon the year that was.  And no doubt about it, More...

By Kenny Spahn On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Boca Raton Wine And Food Festival is this Saturday, Nov 10

 “A Culinary Affair” celebrates its 9th year at Sanborn Square By Kenny Spahn       Get ready, foodies: The 9th Annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival “A Culinary Affair” takes place Saturday, More...