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Our Team

Our team is managed by Rick Bryan, General Manager and Justin Dovey, Culinary Manager.

Rick Bryan General Manager


General Manager

Rick Bryan, a seasoned hospitality professional, hails from East Haven, CT, and has been an integral part of the FMK Hospitality Group for the past two years. With over 25 years of experience in the restaurant industry, Rick brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role.


During his tenure with FMK, Rick has contributed his skills to various establishments within the group, including Bluefin, Harvest, and Bella Vita Italian Steakhouse. He started as an Assistant General Manager and has since risen to the position of General Manager at Bella Vita Italian Steakhouse, showcasing his leadership and management capabilities.


Rick's personal favorite on the menu is the Manicotti, reflecting his appreciation for the culinary offerings at FMK. As a General Manager in The Villages, FL, he thrives on the opportunity to interact with a diverse and contented clientele, providing them with genuine hospitality. Rick values working for the FMK Hospitality Group, emphasizing the organization's commitment to both guests and the team. His dedication to creating memorable dining experiences aligns seamlessly with FMK's mission of delivering exceptional service and care.


Culinary Manager

Justin Dovey, Culinary Manager at Bella Vita Italian Steakhouse in The Villages, FL, boasts 20 years in the industry, with five dedicated years at FMK. Starting as a Line Cook, he's elevated kitchens at Chop House, Bluefin, Coastal Del Mar, Harvest, and now Bella Vita.


Originally from Ft. Myers, FL, Justin's culinary journey with FMK showcases his commitment to excellence. His personal favorite on the menu is the Stuffed Manicotti, while guests rave about the Lasagna with layers of meat, cheese, and bolognaise.


As a driving force at Bella Vita, Justin brings creativity and precision, ensuring memorable dining experiences for guests and solidifying his role as a key player in FMK Hospitality Group.

Justin Dovey Culinary Manager
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