Owner & Operator
From bus boy to restaurateur, Shawn Virene has seen it all and done it all during his exciting 30-year career in the restaurant industry. With a humble start bussing tables, Shawn climbed the ranks as a cook, expeditor, waiter, general manager and now owner of a’Bouzy. Virene has an exceptional understanding of both front and back of the house operations, coupled with an approachable hands-on management style. Shawn is truly at home in a’Bouzy, whether greeting guests, suggesting wine pairings, repairing kitchen equipment or even returning to his roots bussing tables to ensure exceptional dining experiences for every patron.
Shawn has a passion for fishing and ocean conservation, and when not at the restaurant, you can find him offshore fishing along the coast!