Billy’s Meats, Seafood and Deli
111 Avenida Del Mar
Todd Bowers acquired Billy’s Meats, Seafood and Deli with his wife, Leslie, at the end of June with the promise to the former owners to keep the business in its original state.
“We fell in love with Billy’s,” Todd said. “We heard the founders were going to retire, and we met with them and really fell in love with the deli and the people.”
While meeting with the former owners, Todd said they wanted to know who was taking over their business and the motivation of the owner; they wanted the new owners to keep it as original as possible.
“You feel like a VIP when you come in here,” he said. “The deli staff is very attentive and want to make sure you have an experience that you can’t find anywhere else. We wanted to keep that character of this place.”
Todd’s background is in food service and distribution. He formerly handled the U.S. operations for BP and Arco gas stations and was involved in the development of the coffee program. Todd launched new products and promoted different product offerings.
“You always want to keep things consistent, but you also want to bring in some new things to keep the customers interested,” Todd said.
You can find Billy’s on Facebook and on Instagram at @delimasters.
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