Rolando Centonzio has been named executive chef partner at Seasons 52 in Coral Gables. Before taking on this new role, he was sous chef at the restaurant. He has also served as sous chef at Riviera Grill & Sushi in New York. Centonzio studied at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale and Colegio Universitario del Este Carolina in Puerto Rico.
Kristen Farr has been named director of sales and marketing at Endlessly Organic. In her new role, Farr will establish new delivery sites, market potential new buying club members, and direct the company’s education and community outreach programs. Before joining the company, she was at Tropic Survival Advertising and Marketing Agency.
Bacardi Limited recently appointed Ron Anderson to senior vice president and chief commercial officer. Anderson will be based in Bermuda in his new role, effective Aug. 1. He most recently served as chief customer officer for Diageo. During his tenure at Diageo, he was also executive vice president of commercial strategy for the Diageo North America business and served as president of the Southeast Region.
Lynn Schweinfurth has joined Fiesta Restaurant Group as vice president and chief financial officer. The company, which is the owner, operator and franchisor of Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana, announced that Schweinfurth’s new roles will be effective July 16. Before joining Fiesta Restaurant Group, Schweinfurth served as vice president of finance and treasurer at Winn-Dixie Stores. Her more than 20 years of senior-level financial management experience includes positions at PepsiCo and Yumi.
Paolo Perego has been named regional president of Latin America at Bacardi Limited. In this role, he will manage the strategy for the Latin American region. Before joining Bacardi Limited, Perego was chief operating officer for Campari North America. He succeeds Rich Andrews, who was named managing director of Bacardi operations in the U.K. and Ireland as well as a member of the European Leadership Team.
John “JK” Kulhanjian has been named partner and general manager of Shula's 347 Grill in the Coral Gables/South Miami area. His experience started with family fast food restaurants (Chicken Unlimited) then opening and operating The Roasted Pepper in Pembroke Pines in 1995. He then became general manager of Shula's Steak House in Miami Lakes.
Robert Furniss-Roe has been named regional president of Latin America at Bacardi Limited. He will work out of the Bacardi Americas headquarters building in Coral Gables and will be responsible for leading all operations in the region for the internationally known portfolio of premium spirits. He was most recently chief of staff and vice president of global sales, corporate communications and corporate responsibility for Bacardi Limited.