Meet Team Rincon


Marc Borowitz

President, Owner & Event Coordinator

Cell: 805.896.9541

Marc Borowitz is self-taught as he spent his youth in the kitchen and worked his way up from bus boy to opening his own restaurant, Brandon's in 1984.  

Brandon's has since developed into the very successful Rincon Events and Catering which boasts two premier locations-Rincon Beach Club in Carpinteria and Zoo Catering Services at the Santa Barbara Zoo.  Marc loves cooking and can often be found in the kitchen developing new menus, especially food with full body flavors, hitting all areas of the taste buds-sweet, salty, spicy.  Marc has a strong passion for the event industry and is very hands-on with the management of the company.  He believes in giving guests an amazing experience from start to finish. Marc is partnered with his wife at Rincon, they have been married for over 20 years.  He loves to play golf, and soccer with his sons and is an avid reader.


Carol Borowitz

Owner, Event Coordinator & Decor Specialist

Cell: 805.896.9542

Carol Borowitz is co-founder, with her husband Marc, of Rincon Beach Club and Catering.

 Two of the many roles Carol has for the company are event planning and the decor specialist. For over a decade Carol has worked side by side with Marc sharing her passion for the business and enriching the lives of many people. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a Business Administration bachelor degree and Accounting minor. Credited largely to her expertise, many of the recipes still used within the business were first developed by Carol; the legendary chocolate brownies are particularly a company favorite. Carol enjoys skiing with her four children and hiking with her three dogs. 


Angie Chaves

Wedding Coordinator

Angie Chaves plays a prominent role Rincon Catering Inc., as the Zoo Catering Services Event Planner at the Beautiful Santa Barbara Zoo.

Angie grew up in Santa Barbara attending a local high school followed by Santa Barbara City College; where she completed three associate degrees. Her degrees are in Marketing, Small Business, and Liberal Arts, no time was wasted after graduation, she immediately started working for Rincon Catering Inc. Angie recently has started her 11th year working with the company. Over the years her attention to detail, loyal relationship, and hard work have only continued to make her a true success at Rincon Events. When Angie is not working hard in the office to serve her clients to the fullest, she is spending time with her friends and family enjoying her native home. 


Sumner Morgan

Private & Corporate Event Coordinator

Social Media and Web Design

Sumner plays a duel role at Rincon Events as the Private, Social and Corporate Event Specials as well as directing Marketing and Web Design. 


Sumner Morgan is a great asset to Team Rincon. Sumner grew up in Franklin, TN just outside of Nashville with her close-knit family. She has a passion for planning and has enjoyed several service, coordination and decor related internships throughout her college career. She graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelors in Psychology and moved to California in February 2013, for more opportunities in the event industry. After over two years of working with our corporate and social clients, Sumner is now also heading our new Web Design and Marketing Department. She is also focusing on Social Media and connecting with all of our amazing clients and vendors! 


Flavia Ritterstein

Catering Manager

After 15 years as part of the Rincon Family, Flavia is a huge part of the success of Rincon. 

Flavia began her Rincon career as the Laguna Blanca School Lunch Client Representative in 2000.  Having shown great organization and attention to detail, Flavia became a member of the operations team in 2004, moving to Operations Manager in 2006, now our Catering Manager.  Her responsibilities include efficiently managing the setup, organization and daily chaos that comes with being a part of a catering team!  Her positive attitude and flexibility make her a key part of Rincon. Her attention to detail, passion for outstanding service and genuine character are the perfect example of what Rincon is built upon.

Jose (Pepe) Garica 

Kitchen Manager & Head Chef

Pepe began his Rincon career almost 10 years ago, packing trucks and setting up for parties in our Operations Department. Having shown great organizational skills and a passion for cooking, Pepe became a member of the kitchen team. In 2011, Pepe stepped into the role as our  Head Chef. He leads his team with confidence and skill. We are lucky to have Pepe as our Rincon Head Chef.