Samba Brands Management was founded by Shimon Bokovza, Matthew Johnson and Danielle Billera. The company operates SUSHISAMBA restaurants in New York, Miami, Chicago, Las Vegas, London and Coral Gables. In addition to SUSHISAMBA, the group manages SUGARCANE raw bar grill in Miami and Duck & Waffle in London. SBM debuted its newest location in Miami in December 2013 – Bocce - featuring regionally inspired authentic Italian cuisine and the city’s first official bocce court. With over 13 years of experience, the company continues to expand their cutting-edge concepts. Their projects are unpredictable, their venues are impressive and their visions set trends in the industry for years. As the most sought after destinations for cuisine, culture, music and design, their restaurants have garnered great critical acclaim, attracting vivacious crowds and appealing to culinary aficionados, critics and media alike.