"The design process is a fascinating combination of background knowledge, operational experience, judgement, careful listening and being able to reasonably forecast the future. Satisfied clients are always our best ambassadors."

John Zerebny, FCSI

Design Client Relations Manager

Earnest and experienced, John has been professionally rooted in the foodservice industry since 1988. As the founder and chief designer of JAX Design Group, Inc., a Florida-based foodservice design firm acquired by RealFood in 2023, John maintains design expertise in a range of specialties, from K-12 education and healthcare facilities to private clubs and marine projects.

He has worked in a variety of operational foodservice roles, as well as a dealer sales representative and manufacturer’s representative, rounding out his industry innerworkings IQ. John’s comprehensive background aids in his unique ability to contemplate operational requirements and fulfill the individual needs of clients.

A longtime member of Foodservice Consultants Society International, John holds the highest designation.