HM Restaurant Group has promoted Blake Colbert to general manager of Dixie Fish Company, the award-winning restaurant on Fort Myers Beach known for fresh seafood and Florida-style southern cuisine.
As general manager, Colbert is responsible for overseeing all aspects of restaurant operations. He has 15 years of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Colbert was previously a manager at Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grille on Sanibel.
An original Florida fish house, Dixie Fish Company’s origins date back to 1937 when it was primarily a fish market. Today, the waterfront restaurant serves delicious, fresh food in an ideal location for guests to enjoy the beach atmosphere, complete with live music and picturesque views.
Award-winning Doc Ford’s offers food with a unique balance of flavors inspired by the Caribbean Rim. Beloved for its sauces, spices and passion, Doc Ford’s is known by locals and visitors alike as a spectacular seafood restaurant, serving up its signature Yucatan shrimp daily. First established on Sanibel in 2003, there are now four Doc Ford’s locations: Sanibel, Fort Myers Beach and two in St. Petersburg, on the St. Pete Pier and in Jungle Terrace. Open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., the restaurants are renowned for delivering a legendary guest experience.