Azzi Kashani Hometown: Los Angeles

With an MBA in International Hospitality Management & Marketing from Switzerland’s Glion Institute of Higher Education, Azzi is passionate about the international hospitality experience, especially when it comes to F&B. She spent the past decade of her career in hotel design and operations, most recently with Hyatt Hotel Corporation in Dubai, which gave her unparalleled insight into the value of great design across different cultures and geographies. An avid traveler and foodie, she is a self-professed “concierge” who always knows where to eat, stay, shop and play. The LA native was part of the downtown renaissance at the O Hotel, and now after a 6-year hiatus, Azzi has returned to the City of Angels. Azzi focuses not only in hotel real estate development, but also in restaurant, commercial, and high-end residential properties. When she’s not on the road, she’s hiking the LA Mountains and eating her way around the LA.