Glowbal Restaurant Group announces new partnership with Vancouver’s famed Robert “Frenchy” Gagne and Scott Garrett.


Glowbal Restaurant Group (GRG) is delighted to announce that Vancouver’s iconic Maitre’D, Frenchy, as well as Operations Manager Scott Garrett, can now be found at Coast Restaurant.



A Vancouver Icon known for entertaining regulars, tourists and visiting celebrities, Frenchy joins Coast after 26 legendary years at Joe Fortes. A 2007 inductee to the BC Restaurant Hall of Fame, Frenchy personifies all that represents the ultimate in customer service and hospitality. The addition to the Coast family is a profound moment in Vancouver’s dining scene and Alberni Street operations.

“I’ve known Frenchy since my days as Executive Chef of Joe Fortes,” says Glowbal Restaurant Group’s Proprietor Emad Yacoub. “After almost 20 years of being apart, I’m thrilled to be working together again with Canada’s best Maitre’D.”



In addition, after seven years heading up the food and beverage program as Restaurant Guest Services Manager at Walt Disney Resorts in Florida, Scott Garrett led the team at Joe Fortes as General Manager for the past 12 years and will now be joining Coast as Operations Manager.

Guests are invited to experience the magic of Frenchy and Scott at Coast, located at 1054 Alberni Street, every Monday – Thursday 11:30am – 1:00amFriday 11:30am – 2amSaturday 2:30pm – 2:00am and Sunday 2:30pm – 1:00pm. Reservations are available by calling 604-685-5010 or via Open Table.


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