At the intersection of dining and real estate, you will find Steven Kamali, the CEO of Hospitality House. Steven serves as a Food and Beverage Advisor to the Real Estate community at large, consulting developers, private equity firms and REIT’s. Steven’s disciplined business approach and industry expertise have gained the trust of his clients resulting in a multitude of successful projects across North America— notable clients include Marriott International, The Related Companies, Silverstein Properties, Forest City Ratner, Hard Rock Hotels, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Carey Watermark, and LaSalle Hotel Properties. Whether master planning a mixed-use development, underwriting a proposed restaurant venue, developing an innovative dining concept, or sourcing a third party operator, he provides thoughtful and unique perspectives to each project. Steven continues to be quoted as an industry expert by the leading real estate and hospitality media outlets inclusive of The New York Times, The Real Deal, Hotel Management, Hotel Business, New York Post, Crain’s and the Commercial Observer.
Steven is also the Founder of The Chef Agency, the leading executive search firm in the Food and Beverage industry. A serial entrepreneur with a passion for “food, beverage and everything in between,” Steven continues to invest in Food and Beverage concepts across technology and hospitality, inclusive of, but not limited to, restaurant application Resy, and New York City restaurant Jack’s Wife Freda.