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In the year 2002, Arjun Waney and Rainer Becker founded Zuma. Since then, the Azumi Group has established itself as an institution and has gone on to achieve remarkable and enduring success. In 2012 Ferit F. Şahenk and D.ream International developed an equal partnership with the Waney family and Rainer Becker, helping to facilitate Azumi’s growth to twenty-two restaurants across three continents and eight countries.
COYA takes its guests on an immersive journey across Latin America – including exceptional Peruvian food, innovative Pisco infusions, unforgettable parties, inspiring art shows and compelling cultural events. Each venue carries authentic elements of Incan heritage, bespoke furnishings and painted murals. Since bursting onto the scene in London in 2012 under the creative auspices of restaurant pioneer Arjun Waney, and under the leadership of D.ream International from 2016, the COYA brand has established new dining experiences in key markets around the world – including Paris, Monaco, Mykonos and the Middle East.
Despite being a relative newcomer on the international stage, Nusret Gökçe has crafted a dynamic duo of brands that have taken the world by storm. Operating in what was a traditionally stoic and mundane segment, Nusret has breathed fresh energy and social media cachet into the Steakhouse & Burger business across the globe. D.ream International, under the guidance of Ferit F. Şahenk, saw the potential of this rising star and has partnered with Nusret to launch his brands worldwide, fueling the imagination of Nusret’s thirty million Instagram disciples who follow his every move. Nusret Gökçe is hailed by the New York Times as having “the first true 21st Century Restaurant”. Over the last seven years, Nusret has crafted a dynamic portfolio with sustained and disciplined growth.
With its origins in Madrid, Paraguas Group has established itself as a leader in concept creation in the restaurant industry. With the thought-provoking and stylish Sandro Silva and Marta Seco at the helm, they have created trusted brands that engage locals and tourists alike in the metropolitan heart of Madrid. With a simple philosophy that reflects their personality, they deliver uncompromising quality in food, service and entertainment – making their venues the most highly sought after in every neighbourhood they are located in.