William Balcazar, Owner/Principal at Fox & Spoon LLC, is an acclaimed hospitality professional who has gained experience at opening, running, and consulting on numerous high-profile establishments, Establishments include: Macy*s Food division, Mayfair Hotel and Spa, Room Service Restaurant and Lounge, Haven Lounge, and Tongue and Cheek to name a few.
Balcazar’s method is inspired by his love for food and beverage and his organizational skill which come from his military background. His creative approach is reflected in each venue which he finds himself opening or conceptualizing, making him an ideal addition to the leading cutting-edge Venues in Miami.
Born and raised in Chicago, Balcazar developed an early appreciation for food stemming from his travels. His journey into the hospitality industry began upon moving back to Chicago after leaving the United States Army. Starting at the bottom, he gained experience through serving and casual bartending, during which he quickly became enamored with the bar culture as well as the operational managent
Upon entering into management level positions in Chicago, Balcazar started to find new ways to repackage bars and restaurant while simultaneously running them. In 2009, Balcazar moved to Miami, and enrolled at Le Cordon Bleu to gain more culinary back of the house experience and learn cost control first hand. He started as a cook with acclaimed Chef Timon Balloo. Then moving to the Jonathan Eismann Group, leading them as the General Manager for 4 multi-unit concepts: Pacific Time, Q American BBQ, Fin, and Pizza Volante.
Balcazar left the Eismann Group after Eismann sold the business to a developer. From that point forward Balcazar worked as an operational General Manager for new concepts. He finally found his niche in the industry as an opener, fixer, & event producer. In the Past 10 Years Balcazar has secured a large array of partnerships from liquor companies to cooperate clients. His ability to match the right venue and partnerships has led to the right formula for success for his clients success.
From managing multi-day events for 2,000 attendees to planning a VIP dinner party for six guests, Fox & Spoon provides client services from concept creation to completion. We specialize in Corporate Events, Social Celebrations, Weddings, & Gala Dinners.
We are passionate about creating experiences that inspire, engage and celebrate life.
You have an idea.
We have a strategy.
We provide you with practical and easy solutions for your Event from conception & brainstorming to creation and implication.
We help our clients achieve and retain the greatest possible success. We plan, set, and achieve goals together.