Food & Beverage
561-630-0333 ext. 130
Joseph Longo’s culinary career began early on, inspired by his family's Italian roots and their love and respect for quality and tradition. His culinary repertoire started as a Line Cook at Pastabilities Ristorante in Short Hills,New Jersey. He further developed his culinary techniques as the Sous Chef at Alberto’s La Terraza in Boca Raton and then at Flavors of Italy in Coral Springs as Chef de Cuisine. He later accepted the Banquet Chef position with the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Marina del Rey, California, working under acclaimed Chef, Bruno Lopez. Returning to Florida he accepted the Sous Chef position at Prezzo in Boca Raton, working with Chefs John Belleme and Pierre Vieux. Chef was promoted to their sister restaurant, Max’s Grille as Sous Chef, and then later to his first Executive Chef position at Max’s Grille at Riverfront in Fort Lauderdale. In 2003, Chef Longo took charge of the culinary operation at Broken Sound Club in Boca Raton where he elevated their cuisine to its current state. After an amazing 17 year run at Broken Sound Club, Chef Longo decided to seek a new professional challenge in Palm Beach Gardens at Frenchman’s Reserve Country Club as his role as Executive Chef.
Social Events & Catering Director
561-630-0333 ext. 140
Previously, Pat was the Assistant General Manager and Director of Catering and Special Events at the Chevy Chase Club in Chevy Chase, Maryland for 17 years. She was also the Assistant Managing Director and Director of Catering and Special Events for Trump Florida Properties, including the Mar-a-Lago Club and Trump International Golf Club, for 5 years. Most recently, Pat was the Director of Catering and Special Events at Frenchman’s Reserve Country Club for 7 ½ years and lastly, the Director of Catering and Social Events at BallenIsles Country Club for the past 4 years. Pat is thrilled to return to the Frenchman's Reserve Family and we are very happy to have her back!
561-630-0333 ext. 137
Welcome our new F&B Manager, Kenneth Baloyi, to the Frenchman’s Reserve team. Kenneth has extensive F&B management experience at previous Clubs and Resorts such as Jupiter Island Club, Mar-a-Lago Club and Marriott Harbor Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale. Kenneth is a certified Sommelier and is skilled in the execution of event planning, banquets and a la carte services.
561-630-0333 ext. 106
Welcome our new F&B Manager, Bryan Martin! He has over 19 years of proven success and experience within the Hospitality Industry. Bryan recently held the role of Food & Beverage Manager at Breakers West Country Club and Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa. He also gained experience at other Platinum properties such as the Loxahatchee Club, the Bears Club, and the Atlanta Athletic Club.