Where were you born: Haiti
How long in Miami: 7 years
Occupation: Creative Director/Co-owner Bogosse
Favorite restaurant: The Forge
Best steakhouse: Prime 112
Best sushi: Zuma
Best ethnic restaurant: Bel Fouchet Little Haiti
Best Italian: El Gabbiano
Best pizza: Cecconi’s
Best lunch: La Goulue
Best place for late night dining: Home
Best dessert: a woman with a great smile!
Best place for a romantic date: On the sand by South Point facing the ocean.
Best Sunday brunch: At my brother Patrick’s house with the whole family.
Hautest club and/or lounge: Mint or Set
Best place for a power business meeting: Our showroom in Doral
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?: Totally depends on their budget.
Favorite shopping venue/boutique: Neiman Marcus or Nordstrom
Best place to buy jewelry/watches: With Yakir at The Vault
Best jewelry: Shamballa. “The Original of Course!”
Best massage: By far my Brazilian masseuse Ingrid Perrier
Best limousine/driving services: Orlin at Line Limo
Favorite charity event: Make-a-Wish Gala
Favorite cultural event: Art Basel, the whole thing is so amazing for Miami,
I just love it.
Favorite cultural institution: Moca
All-around favorite locale in Miami, whether a neighborhood, restaurant,
venue, or other: The downtown Miami skyline from the water at sunset
Best aspect of Miami: It has become so cosmopolitan
Where were you born: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
How long in Miami: Since 1994
Neighborhood: Pine Tree, Miami Beach
Occupation: President & CEO Bogosse Corp.
Favorite restaurant: The Forge
Best steakhouse: Grilling on my boat on any given afternoon!
Best sushi: Planet Sushi, Miami Beach
Best ethnic restaurant: Little Haiti’s “Au bon gout” restaurant
Best Italian: Devito’s, South Beach
Best pizza: Rack’s, Aventura
Best lunch: Mandolin, Design District
Best place for late night dining: SOHO HOUSE
Best dessert: Cold Stone Ice Cream Founders Favorite
Best place for a romantic date: Any place to tell you the truth,
it’s more what you make of it…
Best Sunday brunch: The Biltmore
Hautest club and/or lounge: I don’t remember the last time I went
clubbing… damn! Vita’s Lounge on Wednesday nights is pretty nice.
Best place for a power business meeting: Bogosse Headquarters
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?:
The renovated Ocean Five Hotel on Miami Beach, it’s a cozy boutique
hotel with a local feel.
Favorite shopping venue/boutique: Bal Harbour Shops
Best place to buy jewelry/watches: The Vault, Lincoln Road
Best spa: Grove Isle Hotel & Spa
Best gym/athletic facility: IamCrossFit, Doral
Best massage: Meredith Flingos of IamCrossFit
Best limousine/driving services: Line Limo and Concierge on Wheels
Favorite charity event: Make-a-Wish Foundation
Favorite cultural event: Ultra Music Festival
Favorite cultural institution: Dolores and Sanford Ziff Opera House
Best museum/exhibit: Art Basel
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore: Key West
All-around favorite locale in Miami, whether a neighborhood,
restaurant, venue, or other: The terrace at Segafredo on Lincoln Road –
it’s got a strong European flair to it
Best aspect of Miami: The weather, the water and the melting pot of
so many different cultures.