|Tampa, Florida, November 2013 – Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is pleased to announce the appointment of Jorge Diaz as Operating Partner of Fleming’s in Tampa.
Diaz first joined the company in 2004 as a Manager at the Tampa restaurant and later that year was promoted to Operating Partner for the restaurant opening in Coral Gables. His career in the restaurant industry includes several other restaurant achievements in the Tampa area, all following a successful NFL career with the Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
“I am excited to begin my new role as the Operating Partner at Fleming’s,” says Diaz. “I look forward to bringing a memorable culinary experience to the Tampa dining scene.”
Jorge and his wife, Katherine, along with their two sons, Antonio and Jorge Jr., live in the Pinellas County area. During his free time, Jorge enjoys spending time with his family, coaching his son’s baseball team, and providing “game day” analysis on the Bucs for local FOX affiliate Channel 13. Jorge is also active in his community by supporting and developing local initiatives dealing with autistic children and their families.
Jorge joins Chef Partner Brandon Mikulich and the award-winning team in Tampa located at 4322 West Boy Scout Boulevard. For more information on Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, please visit www.flemingssteakhouse.com or call 813/874-9463.
About Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Nationally acclaimed Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar offers the best in steakhouse dining – Prime meats and chops, fresh fish and poultry, generous salads and side orders — with a unique wine list known as the Fleming’s 100®, which features more than 100 wines served by the glass. In addition, the Fleming’s WiNEPAD™, winner of the 2013 Hospitality Technology Breakthrough Awards, is a proprietary, custom web-based application on an iPad that helps Guests easily navigate the restaurant’s extensive wine list. Fleming’s was launched in Newport Beach, California, in 1998 by successful restaurant industry veterans Paul Fleming and Bill Allen. Today there are 65 restaurants nationwide, including the latest Fleming’s, recently opened in both Beverly Hills and Palo Alto. Fleming’s is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including Wine Enthusiast’sannual Award of Distinction and Wine Spectator’sannual Award of Excellence. For more information about Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar and the Fleming’s 100®, please visit FlemingsSteakhouse.com