Notable restaurateur Burt Rapoport has spent the last thirty years creating memorable restaurants throughout South Florida. This industry veteran, who is the President of Rapoport’s Restaurant Group, Inc., of Boca Raton, is dedicated to providing high-quality gourmet cuisine, a warm and welcoming ambiance, and truly attentive service, at all of his restaurants. Throughout his career, he has always received many honors and accolades from the media for creating the premier South Florida dining experience. In August of 2006 he took over the JM Lexus Premier Level at Muvico Palace 20 in Boca Raton. He changed the name of the restaurant to Bogart’s Bar and Grille where he completely revamped the menu, adding many popular dishes from his restaurants (past and present). Burt also owns the perennial favorite Henry’s in Delray Beach, which serves up gourmet comfort foods and he is a partner in Max’s Grille in Boca Raton’s Mizner Center.
Burt is a distinguished restaurateur who is revered for his progressive vision, management style, and hospitality expertise. He was on the board of the South Florida Chapter of the American Institute of Wine and Food (AIWF) and he served on the advisory board for Johnson & Wales, the largest culinary university in the United States, for over ten years. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce. He was honored as 2008 Business Leader Of The Year by the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce.
A Boca Raton resident, Burt enjoys traveling, swimming and surfing as well as the occasional Ballroom Dance.