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Karim Masri, Nicola Siervo and Rony Seikaly

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KNR Food Concept

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What makes them haute:

This trio are partners in KNR Food Concepts, which is behind Quattro Gastronomia Italiana and Sosta. They lent their know-how to Joia, Hotel Astor, Mynt, and Mokai. They operate the food, beverage and nightlife establishments at the W South Beach—The Dutch, WET and WALL. Seikaly also played for the Miami Heat. Quadrant Investment Group, of which Seikaly is CEO, has created and managed three separate funds with $128 million in investor equity and $350 million in real estate.