Servant, leader, mentor. With 35 years in the restaurant business Fred has practiced every aspect of it. His determined attitude and natural proficiency for the industry has served him well. These days Fred has created his own company, Fresh Made Kitchen, and is successfully expanding his concept ideas.
Jim’s job is to make sure everything flows and that company goals are met. Involved in the Hospitality Management Industry for over 15 years, Jim finds a sense of fulfillment and pride in educating, coaching and coordinating his staff to provide positive guest experiences. Trust us, it shows!
It takes some genuine talent to come up with ideas that are not only fresh and interesting, but also delicious! This creative ability is what Sofka excels at. As the Culinary Director he has the freedom to explore and handcraft the creative dishes you have come to love – or that you must get out and try!
Jon McNeely works meticulously with management and staff every day to ensure our standards of service are top notch. With 20+ years in the industry Jon has seen it all and uses his experiences to develop the people around him. “I take pride in developing successful service teams and building a solid customer base.”
A Florida native and proud graduate of The University of Central Florida, Shannon began her career in accounting 17 years ago and has been the accountant with Fresh Made Kitchen since its inception. She provides financial management and administration for all fiscal operations.
John Shaffell has over 43 years of experience in his trade, with extensive knowledge of kitchen equipment and mechanics, as well as construction and renovation. John has an essential part in keeping the restaurants working and running properly, while making plans for new construction locations and concepts for FMK.
Rick has over 25 years of IT, computer networking, and programming experience. He also brings over 20 years of small business management to Fresh Made Kitchen. As the IT Director, Rick is bringing FMK into this modern hi-tech world, dedicated to utilizing technology to provide the finest dining experience for our guests.
An Orlando, Florida native, Jennifer spends her free time on the soccer field. She graduated from Clemson University in South Carolina and is passionate about working with the talented Fresh Made Kitchen team, where she’ll be managing their social media and marketing platforms.
Philip is a proud graduate of the University of Central Florida, where he attained a degree in Graphic Design. Philip has 11 years experience in the industry and has been involved with Fresh Made Kitchen since its inception, coming up with fresh designs and appealing looks for their marketing campaigns.