Emerald Coast

Meet Marty Bombenger

Florida's Restaurant Broker & Consulting Expert

Providing Solutions For Your Entire Restaurant’s Operation, Management
& Real Estate Brokerage Needs

Our accomplished team of highly specialized restaurant professionals is led by the exceptionally ambitious & unique, hands-on style of, Chicago native Marty Bombenger, the successful and “award-winning” owner of multiple restaurant concepts for over 35 years.

The restaurant industry is Marty’s passion and is showcased by the relationship he has with his clients and the vast amount of experience he shares with them. He knows the challenges and the joys of owning and operating a restaurant and views his job as a partnership with his clients in their restaurant journey.

Marty Bombenger

Marty Bombenger started his working life at 15 years old washing dishes at a Chicago suburb, 5-Star restaurant, known as Plentywood Farm…He has spent his entire career developing, growing, turning around and opening restaurants, bars & nightclubs, in addition to leading, mentoring and inspiring many thousands of restaurant employees.

Look for Marty to provide you with the expert guidance you will need when starting a successful restaurant enterprise.He has the knowledge and experience in helping you make the right decisions, for your restaurant, bar or nightclub, guiding you through every little step along the way.

Marty specializes in new restaurant start-ups, creating & developing concepts, along with, an outstanding success rate of turning around struggling or financially challenged restaurant operations.

Emerald Coast Restaurant Brokers & Consultants are efficiency experts in developing strategies to always improve their client’s financial performance by implementing proven control systems that will reduce food, beverage, labor and operating costs while maximizing productivity.

As your restaurant management company, Emerald Coast Restaurant Brokers & Consultants will manage your restaurant’s day-to-day operation.

Marty Bombenger has the expertise to lead your project, starting from restaurant conceptual development, menu planning, facility design, construction bidding and project supervision, management and employee selection and training through opening day, with continuous and ongoing support.

Marty's History

Marty Bombenger Developed His “Passion” for the Hospitality Industry, in what He Believes, the “Restaurant Capital of America”, Chicago, Illinois. He Brings to the Emerald Coast of Destin, Ft. Walton Beach, Niceville, Miramar Beach, Pensacola & Panama City Beach, Florida, over 35 years of Extensive Restaurant, Bar & Nightclub Ownership Experience.

In Addition to His Corporate and Multi-Unit Management Experience, Marty has Owned, Operated and Managed Numerous Restaurants, Bars and Nightclubs, with Multiple Concepts, along with, Creating a Restaurant Brokerage Company that also provided Hospitality Management & Consulting Services.

While studying Radio & TV at Southern Illinois University, he was recruited as a member of a “Las Vegas Style” Rock & Roll Show Group, from El Paso, Texas. While touring the United States it enabled Marty to perform in some of America’s Finest Restaurants & Nightclubs, all the while, learning the “Behind the Scenes” of each Landmark Operation.

Before His Permanent Move to Destin, Florida, Marty broke into the Real Estate Industry while living in San Francisco, which He also considers another “Restaurant Capital”. While Working Upper-Management for Southern Wine & Spirits, in California, he founded and successfully operated a Company known as “The Restaurant Brokers”, specializing in the Real Estate Brokerage of Restaurants, Bars & Nightclubs, Until the Sale of his Interest in the firm to his Business Partner in 1988.

In 1992, Marty moved to the Orlando area where he started Southern Restaurant Consulting, which he still directs and advises Management in Miami Beach & Key West, Florida.

Bombenger also created in 1992, “The Restaurant Brokers of Lake County” Real Estate Company, located in Mt Dora, Florida until 2000.

While in Orlando, Marty created the T-Bones Sportsgrille & Tavern Restaurant Company, Developing Multiple Locations Specializing in Steaks, BBQ & Sports Bars.

Why work with Marty Bombenger?

Marty Combines His Interpersonal Skills, Extensive Restaurant Knowledge and Experience in the Emerald Coast Restaurant Brokers & Consultants Company… His Industry Contacts Have Become Widespread. He brings Restaurant Business Operators Together with Property Owners and Developers to Form Relationships that are Mutually Beneficial and Profitable. With this Knowledge Marty can Determine the Best Market Plan and Location for your Florida Business or the Best Tenant or Buyer for your Property.

“The Best Restaurant Real Estate Broker is one Who’s Been in the Restaurant Business” Marty advises. “Someone who has made his or her own Mistakes, has made money in the business and who has lost money as well. I’ve been there. I treat my Client’s and Understand that Sometimes my Clients are Dealing with Pennies, Not Dollars, in the Restaurant Business.

It’s Important to My Client that When they Work with Me, they Know They’re Dealing with Someone Who’s… 

“Been There and Done That”