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Christopher Lee Owens Appointed Director of Food & Beverage
at Pink Shell Beach Resort & Spa,  Ft Myers Beach, Florida
ESTERO ISLAND, Fla. – February 28, 2006 – The Pink Shell Beach Resort & Spa in Ft Myers Beach, Florida, has announced the appointment of Christopher Lee Owens as Food & Beverage Director. Mr. Owens will be responsible for overseeing Pink Shell’s two restaurants, as well as catering, meetings, and special event services. 
Mr. Owens brings 25 years of experience in the restaurant and hotel industry, including Director of Restaurants at the Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa where he was responsible for managing the resort’s six different restaurants; General Manager of The Timbers Restaurant and Fish Market, and Augie’s Front Burner restaurant, where Mr. Owens was in charge of all aspects of the operation, including organizing wine dinners in conjunction with the Sarasota Wine Festival. 
“We look forward to having Mr. Owens bring his culinary experience and management expertise to the resort,” stated Brij Misra, General Manager of Pink Shell Beach Resort & Spa.  “I am confident that he will complement our distinctive service and further enhance the resort dining experience.”  
In addition to the resort’s two restaurants - Bongo’s Bar & Grill and JoJo’s at the Beach, Pink Shell Beach Resort & Spa offers more than 5,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space.
Mr. Owens joins Pink Shell Beach Resort & Spa as it continues its multi-phase, multi-million dollar transformation. The resort’s next phase is the construction of Captiva Villas, slated to open in late 2006 with villa-style gulf-front accommodations featuring the finest design amenities and breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico. 
Located on Estero Island along the beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel, the 12-acre Pink Shell Beach Resort & Spa caters to families and small groups seeking a memorable four-star resort experience. The property features a broad range of facilities and amenities, including Aquagene, a 6,000 square foot, state of the art full-service spa, meetings facilities, 180 deluxe rooms, two restaurants, KiddsKampp®, a specialized children’s program with separate activities for teens, and a myriad of water sports activities. The resort is owned by Boykin Lodging Company and is managed by Boykin Management Company. 
Pink Shell Beach Resort & Spa
275 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Telephone: 1-888-309-2912
Also See: T.I. Resort LLC Selects Boykin Management Company to Operate the Bilmar Beach Resort in Treasure Island, FL. / June 2005
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