Ryn Longmaid

Restaurant Sales & Consulting

Broker Associate at


Featured Listings

Price: $450,000
Marin County, CA
Immaculate and unique bake shop in West Marin offers the highest quality, artisan sourdough breads and baked goods in a beautiful setting and a well-equipped premise. Bake Shop has seen an increase in…
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Restaurant and Bar with Type-47 license in Santa Rosa
Price: $450,000
Sonoma County
Beautiful restaurant with a full bar with a Type-47 full liquor license in Santa Rosa for sale. Restaurant features several dining areas to accommodate small intimate diners as well as large parties a…
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Price: $580,000
Petaluma, Sonoma County
Award winning restaurant in a unique location with a great mix of indoor and outdoor seating. The owners have maintained strong SDE over many years and the sale is SBA prequalified. The restaurant is…
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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