The Westin Cape Coral Resort Welcomes Christopher Owens as General Manager of Restaurants and Bars

. June 09, 2015

Cape Coral, FL. - June 9, 2015. The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village is proud to announce the appointment of Christopher Owens as the general manager of restaurants and bars. In this role, Owens will oversee the property's two dining concepts, Marker92 Waterfront Bar & Bistro and The Nauti Mermaid Dockside Bar & Grill.

Owens brings extensive food and beverage experience and a variety of management skills through his previous roles at Florida hotels and resorts, including most recently as director of food & beverage at the Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina in Fort Myers and general manager at Timbers Restaurant & Fish Market in Sanibel. During his time as the director of restaurants at the Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa from 1997-2004, Owens was instrumental in earning the AAA Four-Diamond recognition each year.

"After growing up in the business with a family restaurant, Christopher has a strong understanding on how to deliver impeccable and personable service, combined with his unparalleled knowledge on the local restaurant industry," said General Manager Eric Ashton. "We're eager to see how he takes our restaurant and bars to the next level."

Overlooking the Caloosahatchee River, The Gulf of Mexico and Tarpon Point Marina, Marker 92 Waterfront Bar & Bistro offers fine dining with an intimate ambiance featuring an extensive wine selection and authentic menu items such as fresh seafood and wood-fired steaks enhanced with SuperFoodsRX ingredients. The property's outdoor and more casual option, The Nauti Mermaid Dockside Bar & Grill, is a waterfront restaurant with impressive Florida sunsets, live music, fresh seafood, salads, sandwiches, burgers and more.

For more information about The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village, please visit www.westincapecoral.com.

About The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village

The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village boasts a prime waterfront location within the prestigious Tarpon Point community overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, the Caloosahatchee River and San Carlos Bay. The updated resort features 263 oversized rooms and suites complete with the world-renowned Westin Heavenly® Bed and Heavenly® Shower, world-class dining at Marker92 Waterfront Bar & Bistro and The Nauti Mermaid Dockside Bar & Grill, a lagoon-style outdoor pool, clay tennis courts, 24-hour WestinWORKOUT® fitness studio, Westin Kids Club, marina with watersports, cruises and fishing, and much more. With 25,000 square feet of meeting and function space, the waterfront resort can accommodate groups and events of varying sizes. www.westincapecoral.com

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Lesley Duckworth
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