6Hello! We are Lauren & Ryan and we are the owner/operators of The Firefly.  Our lives used to be a bit different in Los Angeles, Ryan worked for Warner Music Group and Lauren, a private chef. We have made the move and so can you! We regularly receive emails about how we have inspired others to do the same and make the move to paradise!  If you have a question or two, drop us a line and we will do our best to get back to you. If you would like the more in depth knowledge we have acquired in a face to face computer chat, let us know! We will be happy to answer your questions in 45 min sessions, put you in contact with all of the other contributing parties to our success including lawyers, real estate agents, architects, builders, hardware stores, boat drivers, shipping companies, pet re-locators, delivery services from Panama City & David, personal shoppers, grocery store/food info, bank info, the ups, the downs, the everything in between….the real deal of moving to an island.

Thinking of opening a restaurant here in Bocas? For restaurant consulting, Lauren Ziemski has experience in restaurant interior design and menu planning. Not sure how to set up a kitchen or how to hone in on a concept for your menu? Let her help you out. Her knowledge includes an eye for hip interior design, where to buy your appliances, dishes & linens,  to the best purveyors of meats and fresh produce here in Bocas. Menu planning is her forte and she can create a concept and menu items especially for your restaurant. She can even spend a week with you in the kitchen to coach your staff through menu items created just for your restaurant. Rates vary.