A global tribe of individuals, partners and progressives, devoted
to creating extraordinary experiences for our community
throughout our proprietary brands—we are sbe.

Visionaries at the forefront of hospitality, cuisine, design,
residences and entertainment, our lifestyle moments are
forged with highly-curated and passionate service.

We are committed to authenticity, sophistication, mastery and innovation.

Our stage is the world. Our time is now.

sbe's Global Lifestyle Brands

Hotels & Residences
Disruptive Restaurant Group
News & Press

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.

sbe Completes Acquisition of Morgans Hotel Group

The Wall Street Journal

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.

  • 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.


  • Marcel Wanders
    Marcel Wanders

    Marcel Wanders is a leading product and interior design studio located in the creative capital of Amsterdam, with over 1,900 + iconic product and interior design experiences all around the globe.



  • 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.


  • David Rockwell
    David Rockwell

    David Rockwell founded the protean design firm Rockwell Group in 1984. Based in New York City, with offices in Shanghai and Madrid, the studio specializes in a broad range of design disciplines.


  • Yabu Pushelberg
    Yabu Pushelberg

    Yabu Pushelberg, an international, multidisciplinary design firm with studios in Toronto and New York City, was founded in 1980 by partners George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg.



  • 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.


  • Michael Schwartz
    Michael Schwartz

    James Beard Award-Winning Chef Michael Schwartz has the recognition of his peers and loyalty of diners with restaurants that showcase his commitment to community and responsible, seasonal food sourcing.



Working at sbe

We view hospitality as fluid and ever-changing, influenced by culture, preference and an innate desire in us all to enjoy something meaningful.

With this in mind, we foster a family environment built on values that describe our lifestyle, experiences and how we see the world. This is our model of reality that influences our decisions, how we treat each other, how we take care of our guests and how we create and sustain legendary service.

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