Bayfront Bistro Announces Management Team

Chef Bayfront News

In the news: December 18th – Fort Myers Beach – Bayfront Bistro have hired Mike Wilke, Marvin Avilez, Dave Wood, and Kevin Decker to form the management team of its new waterfront restaurant on Fort Myers Beach.

Bayfront Bistro, located within Snook Bight Yacht Club & Marina’s newly developed $22 million facility, plans to open to the public mid-January, with an experienced management team in place.

Mike Wilke, General Manager and former General Manager of Zampieri’s in Destin Florida, was the Florida Top 20 winner in 2006 & 2007 and is also holder of The Golden Spoon Award and Wine Spectator Awards.

Head Chef Marvin Avilez , formerly Head Chef at the popular Harold’s On The Bay in downtown Fort Myers.

Assistant Manager Dave Wood and Sous Chef Kevin Decker round out the team of over 60 years of restaurant management experience.

Heading up the design team and assisting this management group is Mitch Schwenke, well known owner of The Blue Coyote, Fort Myers’ leading private dining establishment in Caloosa Yacht & Racquet Club. Also heading up the launch team with Schwenke are Head Chef Josh and wine expert Corey from The Blue Coyote.