sbe is a leading lifestyle hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning hotels, restaurants and night clubs. Through exclusive partnerships with cultural visionaries, sbe is dedicated to delivering the best in service, design, culinary programming, and entertainment.

The company is founded on the core belief that hospitality is about not only enjoying impeccable service and luxurious amenities, but also having meaningful cultural experiences and meeting like-minded people in environments that match your personal style. The sbe collection invites you to stay, dine and play your way from coast to coast and around the world.

Already a proven leader in the hospitality and real estate industries, sbe has more than 100 properties currently operating or in development, and has expanded several of its flagship brands including SLS Hotels, Katsuya,  The Bazaar by José Andrés, Hyde Lounge and The Redbury, nationally and internationally. The company will debut a new slates of hotel & residence properties in 2016, including the recently announced Hyde Hotel & Residences and SLS Lux Hotel & Residences. Founded in 2002 by Chairman and CEO Sam Nazarian, sbe is a privately held company.

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sbe regularly receives critical acclaim and rave reviews in some of the country’s most widely read publications, such as The New York TimesWall Street JournalConde Nast Traveler and more. For press inquiries related to sbe Corporate, Hotels, Restaurants, Nightlife and Events, please contact or call (323) 655-8000.

Morgans Hotel Shareholders Approve Sale of Company to sbe Entertainment

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Each year, sbe continues to receive awards and honors for its outstanding service, imaginative properties, sumptuous cuisine and forward-thinking design . We’ve been recognized by such prestigious organizations as Fodor’s, AAA, Zagat Guide and more.

  • Younes Nazarian, Board Member
    Younes Nazarian, Board Member

    Younes Nazarian is a well-known philanthropist, businessman and leader of the Persian Jewish community in Los Angeles and Tel Aviv.


  • David Nazarian, Board Member
    David Nazarian, Board Member

    David Nazarian is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Nimes Capital.



sbe Development

sbe has raised the bar for innovation in hospitality and real estate development with a collection of trendsetting lifestyle brands that together form one cohesive guest/resident experience. Founder & CEO Sam Nazarian leads a fully integrated team focused on new business and real estate development. sbe’s uniquely positioned in-house construction/real estate development team, Dakota Development, manages all aspects of design and development for all sbe properties. For further inquiry about our business development practice, please contact and for further inquiry into construction, design and real estate development please contact Dakota Development.

Disruptive Restaurant Group

Award-winning restaurant brands provide guests with unforgettable dining experiences complete with inspired cuisine, energetic design and warm and attentive service. Disruptive restaurant group restaurants have become the refreshing standard for dining in southern California and have expanded to Las Vegas, Miami, Dubai, Kuwait, and more cities to come.

sbe Nightlife Group

From intimate lounges to state-of-the-art nightclubs, sbe’s nightlife collection attracts the most influential figures in art and entertainment with world-class entertainment, service, design, and mixology.

  • José Andrés
    José Andrés

    Named as one of Time’s “100 Most Influential People" and awarded “Outstanding Chef” by the James Beard Foundation, José Andrés is an internationally-recognized culinary innovator, author, educator,…


  • Philippe Starck
    Philippe Starck

    From lemon squeezers to mega-yachts and electric cars, Philippe Starck’s creations lift people out of the everyday and into a world of whimsical beauty and push the boundaries of design.


  • Lenny Kravitz
    Lenny Kravitz

    Iconic musician and actor Lenny Kravitz and his team at Kravitz Design Inc. are making a mark on the design world at SLS South Beach.


  • Matthew Rolston
    Matthew Rolston

    Internationally acclaimed photographer, director and creative director Matthew Rolston has helped sbe revive Hollywood and South Beach glamour with his signature approach to lighting, concept and design.



  • Danny Elmaleh
    Danny Elmaleh

    Chef Danny Elmaleh, the culinary mastermind behind many of sbe’s most renowned restaurants, is best known for his award-winning concept, Cleo.


  • Mark Zeff
    Mark Zeff

    Mark Zeff is the founder and president of MARKZEFF, an international, full-service design-consulting firm based in New York City.


  • Katsuya Uechi
    Katsuya Uechi

    Known for his inventive style and expert execution of traditional Japanese sushi, Uechi is a trendsetter in the contemporary sushi world.



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