DeRomo’s Gourmet Market & Restaurant Welcomes New Executive Chef Gabrielle Montalbano



DeRomo’s Gourmet Market & Restaurant Welcomes New Executive Chef Gabrielle Montalbano

 Bonita Springs, FL (June. 11, 2024) – DeRomo’s Gourmet Market & Restaurant is pleased to announce Gabrielle Montalbano as the new Executive Chef. Montalbano brings extensive culinary expertise and a passion for Italian cuisine to DeRomo’s, promising to elevate the dining experience for all guests.

Montalbano joins DeRomo’s with a rich background in the culinary arts. She holds an Associate Degree in Culinary Arts and a Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Studies from the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY. Her career includes notable positions such as Executive Sous Chef at Renaissance Sea World, where she managed a $25 million food revenue operation and implemented innovative training programs.

“We are excited to have Gabrielle Montalbano join our team as Executive Chef. Her impressive background and dedication to culinary excellence align perfectly with our commitment to providing exceptional dining experiences. We look forward to the fresh ideas and innovative dishes she will bring to our menu,”,  Said Troy Johnson, DeRomo’s Director of Operations.

In her role at Renaissance Sea World, Montalbano was instrumental in reducing overall food costs, optimizing product utilization, and maintaining high guest satisfaction scores. She has also served as Senior Sous Chef and Sous Chef at Renaissance Sea World, and Assistant Sous Chef at The Marco Island Marriott, where she demonstrated strong leadership and culinary skills.

About DeRomo’s Gourmet Market, Restaurant & Banquets

DeRomo’s is a premier Gourmet Market, Restaurant & Banquets company with a passion for great food and service. Troy Johnson and his management team have decades of experience in all aspects of hospitality. With a product offering that is constantly expanding to exceed customer expectations and focuses on quality international ingredients, DeRomo’s goal is to offer a unique shopping, dining and entertainment experience for every guest. For restaurant and market hours visit