sbe is a global hospitality and entertainment company helmed by visionary Founder, Chairman & CEO Sam Nazarian which comprises a thriving collection of award-winning hotels, casinos, residences, restaurants and nightlife destinations.

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.

Global sbe Brands

Hotels, Residences & Casinos
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.

A gastronomical circus

L.A. Times

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.


  • Tom Barrack, Board Member
    Tom Barrack, Board Member

    Tom Barrack is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Colony Capital, LLC, a Los Angeles-based private equity real estate company which spans 12 cities and 9 countries.



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

    José Andrés is an internationally acclaimed chef, author, educator and television personality. He is a Culinary Partner at SLS Hotel & Residences Brickell, and the Culinary Director of SLS Hotels,…


  • 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.


  • 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. Katsuya, his collaboration with sbe, has become a touchstone for…



  • Michael Schwartz
    Michael Schwartz

    Chef Michael Schwartz is known in Miami and beyond for his delicious, straightforward fare made with fresh, thoughtfully sourced ingredients. He is the Head Chef at Restaurant Michael Schwartz, a Culinary…


  • Danny Elmaleh
    Danny Elmaleh

    Chef Danny Elmaleh is the Executive Chef of the critically acclaimed Cleo. He draws from diverse cultures to create richly textured shareable plates which encourage a warm, social dining experience.


  • 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.


  • David Cooley
    David Cooley

    David Cooley is the founder and President of The Abbey, which is dubbed the "Best Gay Bar in the World". He is also a significant participant and contributor to the community and LGBT groups annually.



sbe Foundation

The sbe Foundation supports youth programs that inspire creativity and nurture talent. The foundation carefully targets its support to achieve maximum impact and focuses on long-term strategies, which will revitalize communities and achieve meaningful and lasting social change.

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