Vancouver Restaurant Brokers is BC's only group of brokers specializing exclusively in the sale of Food and Beverage operations. Our team is made up of industry experts, business specialists, and liquor consultants who are committed to providing outstanding service and results. With dozens of successful transactions under our belt we are simply the most knowledgeable and experienced team Vancouver has to offer. Our reputation in the industry allows us repeated opportunities to build quality working relationships and, ultimately, deliver the results our clients are looking for. Whether you are buying, selling, or simply curious about owning a restaurant business we are more than happy to speak with you.
CHRIS VAN VLIET | Principal
Chris is an entrepreneur and a businessman. His drive and ambition came alive when he launched his first business in 2001. He operated his business for 8 years and the company experienced significant growth and continues to succeed after he sold the entire operation in 2009. Thereafter, Chris continued to be involved in business development with new start-ups, company turnarounds, mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, operations, and administration. Combining his technical background and training with a natural sales ability, he created Vancouver Restaurant Brokers to be the first and only company of its kind in Vancouver. He specializes solely in the dynamic and often complicated business transactions found only with Food and Beverage operations, making him and his team the most knowledgeable and trustworthy Brokers in Vancouver for your restaurant purchase or sale.
Chris is a licenced representative at Royalty Group Realty Inc. and a member of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.
SHANE MORCK | Principal
Shane Morck is understandably the most experienced Restaurateur turned Business Broker in British Columbia with 20 years' experience in all facets of the Food and Beverage industry. He has owned and operated restaurants in four different countries, and managed banqueting and catering in international hotels such as Marriot and Pan Pacific. After successfully opening his first restaurant in Sydney, Shane was nominated for “Young Australian of the Year” and went on to work for some of the best restauranteurs in Australia and London, England. You simply cannot find another broker in Vancouver with his intimate understanding of your business. When seeking to sell or buy a restaurant, having someone like Shane who can understand your product and communicate knowledgeably with restaurateurs and buyers is something that is exclusive to Vancouver Restaurant Brokers.
Shane is a licenced representative at Royalty Group Realty Inc. and a member of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.
JORDAN FARNSWORTH | Restaurant Broker
Jordan’s significant experience in the hospitality industry contributes to our success as the market leader in the Sale, Marketing, and Leasing of hospitality properties and businesses. Prior to joining Vancouver Restaurant Brokers, Jordan held several management positions operating some of Vancouver’s largest establishments, The Pint and Craft Beer Market, both of which stretch across Canada servicing four different provinces and the USA. His understanding of the big operations and the intricate details of the daily running makes Jordan an asset to our team of brokers.
Jordan is a licenced representative at Royalty Group Realty Inc. and a member of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.
BRUCE LEE | Restaurant Broker
Bruce is another entrepreneur turned broker that really understands the ebb and flow of business in Vancouver. He started his first small business in 4th year in UBC Sauder in 2009 and now has started and sold businesses in various industries such as marketing, design, event planning, and sales. Bruce has also found tremendous success building up niche markets in the past 7 years in the nightclub industry in Vancouver. With previous investment banking training and experience from multiple industries, you can rest assured that you are getting sound advice.
Bruce has a keen understanding of the Asia market and is fluent in English and Mandarin.
Bruce is a licenced representative at Royalty Group Realty Inc. and a member of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.