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: Boca Raton Tribune is honored to have Mr. Ken Spahn on its team!

By Kenny Spahn On Sunday, July 10th, 2022

Boca Burger Battle Returns!   Saturday, July 16, 2022

“A Grilling Affair” at Sanborn Square Park this Saturday! By Kenny Spahn MEAT Eatery’s Award-winning Mr. Sticky Fingers Burger Summer is here, the crowds are shorter and the days More...

By Kenny Spahn On Monday, May 2nd, 2022

Boca Bacchanal is Back, Baby! May 6-7, 2022

“A Food & Wine Feast to Please the Gods” By Kenny Spahn Spring has officially sprung. And to us local foodies and oenophiles, spring time means the best feast around – the Boca Bacchanal!  More...

By Kenny Spahn On Wednesday, April 13th, 2022

Las Olas Wine & Food Festival 2022 is almost here!

America’s largest Culinary Street Festival returns! FRIDAY, APRIL 22 By Kenny Spahn Get ready fellow Foodies, fine wine and craft beer lovers, and partygoers of all sorts – the area’s biggest street More...

By Kenny Spahn On Thursday, March 3rd, 2022

The MODS Culinary Celebration is back!  Friday, March 11, 2022

Broward County’s Premier Wine & Culinary event returns! By Kenny Spahn  Get ready, fellow Foodies – the MODS Celebration is almost here!  “The 25th Annual Museum of Discovery and Science More...

By Kenny Spahn On Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022

CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE returns!  FEB 25-27, 2022

  Weekend gala features Jeff Gordon, Howie Mandel, and prestigious Collector Cars By Kenny Spahn The Concours d’Elegance returns to Boca this weekend! Yes, 15th Annual “Boca More...

By Kenny Spahn On Wednesday, November 10th, 2021

Las Olas Wine & Food Festival 2021 – NOV 19!

South Florida’s Largest Street Party Returns!  Friday, November 19 on Las Olas Blvd.  By Kenny Spahn Imagine strolling up & down Ft. Lauderdale’s famous Las Olas Boulevard, stopping More...

By Kenny Spahn On Friday, October 29th, 2021

WINE & ALL THAT JAZZ Returns! Fri, Nov 5

“A Night of Fun, Food, and Dancing at the Boca Raton Resort & Club” By Kenny Spahn Get ready, Food & Wine fans – Wine & All That Jazz is almost here! After taking last year off for More...

By Kenny Spahn On Thursday, October 7th, 2021

South Beach Seafood Festival is Back! October 20 – 23, 2021


By Kenny Spahn On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

Mississippi Sweets — Still ‘Smokin’ Hot’ after 30 years

By Kenny Spahn    Ribs & Chicken Meal with Mississippi Sweets and Tractor Treads     Barbecue is a revered “All American” tradition – but it’s actually quite international, More...

By Kenny Spahn On Monday, March 9th, 2020

Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival – 2020

 “Over 100 Restaurants, Spirit Brands, Wineries, and Breweries to Participate in Three-day Festival” It’s back! The 2nd Annual Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival (“GFLFW”), presented More...