Ryn Longmaid

Restaurant Sales & Consulting

Broker Associate at


Featured Listings

West County Restaurant with Large Outside Patio
Price: $129,000
West Sonoma County
This Farm-to-table restaurant operates in a unique setting and is popular with locals and tourists alike. The entire site is filled with natural light including the kitchen and prep areas. This is a l…
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Iconic West County Restaurant serving Breakfast/Lunch
Price: $349,000
Sonoma County
Very unique opportunity to purchase an iconic Sonoma County Restaurant. This award-winning restaurant serves breakfast and lunch six days a week and offers a combination of indoor and outdoor Seating….
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Price: $149,000
Petaluma, Sonoma County CA
Very popular, plant-based cafe in a busy commercial center with a fully equipped kitchen that includes a large Type-1 hood. The center features a dynamic mix of local and national retail operators. Si…
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Recent Transactions

Ray Ray’s Tacos
acquired the Assets of
Legit Provisions
St Helena, CA
Ryn Longmaid assisted with the buy and sell side of the transaction which included health department approval and new lease terms
acquired the Assets of
Downtown Bakery & Creamery
Healdsburg, CA
Ryn Longmaid assisted with the buy and sell side of the transaction
Acquired the Assets of
The Parish Cafe Restaurant
Healdsburg, CA
Ryn Longmaid assisted both the buy and sell side of the transaction which included a transfer of the Beer and Wine license and mandatory upgrades by the County health department


Ryn Longmaid is a Certified Business Broker who specializes in restaurant sales and consulting. In addition to being a proficient business broker, Ryn has over 20 years experience in the restaurant, hospitality and food industries. She has served as an executive chef, restaurateur, and Culinary Institute of America instructor.

It takes a lot to transfer a restaurant from one owner to the next. However, it isn’t rocket science. If you’re looking to buy or sell a restaurant, you could certainly achieve that goal without a broker. But keep in mind that one small misstep with the health department, the landlord or the ABC could set the entire transfer back months or kill the deal entirely. A qualified restaurant broker is very similar to a project manager who helps both buyer and seller navigate the various licensing and permitting agencies required for a successful ownership transfer. At the same time, restaurant brokers ensure that everything is on track with the escrow company and between the two parties.

Transactions Ryn has represented include:

  • Full-service restaurants – family style to Michelin-rated fine dining
  • Bars, pubs, & taverns
  • Coffee shops, bakeries (conventional and gluten-free), cafes and delis
  • Restaurants specializing in vegetarian and vegan Cuisine
  • Ice Cream, yogurt & smoothie shops
  • Pizza restaurants – take out & dine-in
  • Mexican, Asian & other ethnic restaurants
  • Wine bars and tasting rooms
  • Fast food & quick-service restaurant & franchises
  • franchises
  • Clubs with music, dancing, & entertainment
  • Catering businesses
  • Coffee roasters & wholesale foods
  • Landowner representation for leases and the sale of real property
  • Business owner representation for leases and the purchase of real property