"I'm delighted to welcome Eric to our team as I believe his extensive background in the food and beverage industry has prepared him for this position," said Dunes' Vice President and General Manager Andrew Theodorou.
Added Tabon, "Before embarking on my career in restaurant management, I worked in nearly every capacity of a restaurant from bartender to server. I look forward to bringing my vast experience in the business to my new role at the Back Bay Bistro."
The Back Bay Bistro is a contemporary 199-seat dining establishment featuring a number of innovative design elements including large gilded framed mirrors, comfortable wicker chairs, lounge seating in the bar and a sophisticated retractable awning giving the restaurant a "convertible roof." With 60 al fresco seats providing guests with refreshing breezes off Newport's Back Bay, the restaurant specializes in fresh, sustainable seafood and serves dinner Wed-Sun (5 p.m. - Close), lunch Wed-Sun (opening at 11:00 a.m.) and brunch on Sat & Sun starting at 9 a.m., with breakfast served from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m.