“You know your restaurant better than anyone, but intangibles such as staff idiosyncrasies, cultural business norms, or legal minutia can hurt any business. These are just a few of the areas in which RC-USA will save you precious time and resources.”
-Pablo Castro Insua
Residing in Miami and frequently traveling to Florida’s west coast, as well a internationally, Pablo keeps up to date with the latest foods and trends in the constantly evolving international restaurant industry.
Birthplace Buenos Aires, Argentina
Residence Miami, Florida
Languages Fluent in Spanish, English, and Italian. Conversant in Portuguese.
Education and Certifications T.E.A. School of Journalism. Buenos Aires, Argentina (Bachelor of Arts equivalency), Certificate in Business Management and Marketing Strategies, Sarasota County Technical Institute. Sarasota FL. Certified Florida Realtor.
Sports Experience 2 years as a professional basketball player with the Argentine teams Comunicaciones and Imperio Jrs. 14 years of Basketball experience including playing, coaching and officiating for school leagues.Professional Summary
After arriving in the US in his early 20s, Pablo cut his teeth as a busboy in a restaurant on Sarasota’s Longboat Key and quickly moved up to manager. Later he was recruited to manage the startup of a restaurant on Sarasota’s prestigious Saint Armand’s Circle and was asked to open a new location in Tampa. It was at that time that Pablo had gained the necessary experience and skills to establish his own business and he set out to begin what would become a successful and decades-long career as a restaurateur.
Now, having opened, managed, and overseen a wide range of restaurants, he applies his experience in helping steer new and existing restaurants to success.
What We Can Do For You
Menu & Production
- Menu creation and pricing
- Supply and sourcing
- Kitchen design
- Equipment acquisition
- Establish hiring standards
- Interviewing and hiring
- Skills assessment for existing staff
- Payroll and salary structure
- Team building exercises
Branding & Marketing
- Logo design and print collateral
- Website design and development
- Menu design
- Press packages
Legal & Financial
- Profit-and-loss analysis
- Corporation formation
- Visa policies, categories, and requirements
- Business licensing
- Permitting for food, alcohol, and construction