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San Diego Bellamy’s By Brian Bonar Reaching New Horizons

Almost three years ago, San Diego popular lifestyle magazine, Modern Luxury did a feature on Brian BonarÕs Bellamy’s. A chronicle that explored 2012 Meilleurs Ouvrier de France acclaimed chef, Patrick Ponsaty. Among San Diego chefs of prestige, Ponsaty and another are the two top achievers to wield the title.

This adds to the clique, making ten golden talents representing California state altogether to earn this recognition. The Frenchman thrives as the embryo of BonarÕs restaurant franchise, Bellamy’s. The utopian dining space resonates with Ponsaty French cuisine. With Ponsaty lyrical menus, Bellamy’s restaurant franchise continue to blossom profusely.

Ponsaty showcases his impeccable repertoire at The Ranch, housed within Brian Bonar’s Bandy Canyon. The Frenchman cherishes having Brian Bonar allowance to cook with freedom. At Bellamy’s, Ponsaty collaborates on all levels, meanwhile, Gianina Pickens, his step-daughter manages the day-to-day operations. Besides ÒThe Ranch,Ó Ponsaty caters to The Italian Next Door, a pizza parlor controlled by Bellamy’s.

The creator of Bellamy’s, Brian Bonar is a Scottish restaurant businessman. A typical restaurateur usually fronts food industry qualifications, but Bonar rises above this pointless cycle of conformity. With a resume that highlights specialization in technology, it’s untoward Bonar chose the Food industry.

While he’s achieved immense success running his restaurant chain, Bonar rise was imminent. His first startup, Beizer Systems, incorporated in 1994 is a thriving operation as well. It coined the first SCSI connection compliant printer. A former Stanford University scholar, Bonar received a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering. Additionally, James Watt Technical College awarded him a Bachelor’s in Technical Engineering –

He has a doctoral degree in business as well. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Bonar assumed the role of procurement manager at the software technology giant, IBM. Other priors, include Itec Imaging and Rastek. Bonar assumed leadership roles such a vice president and director of engineering. His association with Trucept, Inc. as CEO and Chairman trace back to 2010.

A visionary, Bonar commented his place as French cuisine restaurateur. As someone who’s explored different market verticals, Bonar business management expertise, and intelligence is exemplary. He quickly embraced Ponsaty after crediting his flair of cooking. When he established Bellamy’s, he installed Ponsaty as executive chef. The collaboration led to him expanding his franchise as Ponsaty recipes continue to enchant reviewers and customers. Erected in San Diego downtown core, Bellamy’s cater to loyalist fans as Bonar and Ponsaty together, continue transforming the culture of dining.

A 4-star rated restaurant, Bellamy’s diverse Californian-French cuisine transcends this era. With Bonar allowing Ponsaty freedom to refine recipes as creatively as possible, it sets apart the establishment from the usual restaurant business. Certainly, it’s a successful business model that makes evolution almost effortless. A coveted brand, Ponsaty recipes are exclusive to Bellamy’s.

How Shaygan Kheradpir Has Continued To Perform Extremely Well In His Career

Shaygan Kheradpir is well endowed with business and technology leadership and has a wealth of experience that surpasses 28 years. Currently, he is the Board of Directors Chairman as well as the Chief Executive Officer of Coriant, a reliable, proven and respected supplier of networking solutions affiliated to network operators in not less than 100 countries in the Communications Service Providers (CSP) niche. Shaygan’s experience cuts across financial services, telecoms to technology. His career debut was made at GTE Corporation and out of delivering excellence, got appointed as the Chief Information Officer to Verizon.

While at Verizon, he was a member of the prolific executive leadership team that was responsible for the company’s modernization in its operating systems, innovation, increased efficiency as well as pioneering epic product initiatives. During that era, the company owned FiOS, the biggest infrastructure program in US soil and that had a capital investment surpassing $20 billion.

As part of his career growth, he would later join Barclays as the Chief Technology and Operations Officer, who unlike those he preceded, was given the rare opportunity to sit on the company’s Executive Committee. In the company, he held a very integral leadership role and was very instrumental in creating and implementing its TRANSFORM program. The program made Barclays a force to reckon with when matters related to having 21st century technology felt are concerned in more than 50 countries and to not less than 150,000 employees.

Before getting appointed for his current role in Coriant, he was humbly serving the company in the role of Operating Partner at Marlin Equity Partners where his main focus was on matters technology investments and strategic telecom. His academic qualifications also go in sync with his rare achievements. He is a Ph.D., Masters and bachelor’s holder in electrical engineering from Cornell University. He is also the proud owner of multiple patents in different engineering and telecommunication niches.