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Team

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Alex Podonlyy

Founder/CEO

Born and raised in Ukraine, Alex has over 25 years in the hospitality industry and purchased his first restaurant at the age of 25 after working for Sysco Food Corp. After consulting Ukrainian Airlines on their inflight menu and services for several destinations around world, Alex owned and operated more than 5 very successful restaurants throughout New York. He then set his eyes on South Florida and after several investments in Miami, Alex decided to take full financial control of the properties and created Trust Hospitality Group along with Peter Cumplido. In November 2014, they opened up its first restaurant, the award-winning concept Sweet Nectar Charcoal Grill and Spirits and after its quick success, opened Lique Miami Restaurant and Lounge, located on the Intracoastal in Sunny Isles. Also consulted in Ukranian Airlines on their inflight menu and services for the destinations around the world

Peter Cumplido

Concept Executive, Brand Director

Born and raised in Las Vegas, Peter has spent most of his life in kitchens throughout the world. At the age of 23, Peter was the youngest chef hired by the Ritz Carlton Company which lead him to Miami to take over the Americana Kitchen in South Beach. After his time at the Ritz Carlton, Peter worked for several hotels throughout Miami and eventually traveled around the world consulting for brands such as Destination Hotels, The Plaza New York and Celebrity Cruise Lines. Moving back to Miami in 2012, Peter joined Alex in 2013 and the duo formed Trust Hospitality Group where they have there eyes and hearts set on big things.

Frederick Boldron

Corporate Executive Chef

Chef Frederick Boldron boasts over 20 years of experience in classic French and Italian cuisine.  Educated at the renowned Paul Augier culinary institution in Nice, France, Boldron has extensive culinary knowledge and understanding of what drives sophisticated contemporary dining. His highly acclaimed Miami portfolio includes executive culinary roles at Maisond’Azur
, Baoli, La Goulue, Villa Mayfair, Toscam, Colette and Miami’s popular waterfront oasis Seaspice. As one of South Florida’s most sought-after chefs, Boldron brings a worldly perspective and the finest of culinary techniques to the popular Sunny Isles destination.

Robert De La Rosa

Director of Operations

Robert Delarosa was born and raised in the farming community of Vineland New Jersey. Since the age of 13, Robert has delved himself into the restaurant industry and eventually turned his summer job into a lifelong passion. After numerous positions in Las Vegas and  globetrotting countless port excursions in Miami for Celebrity Cruises, Robert became the General Manager at the prestigious, celebrity-catered steakhouse, Prime 112.  In 2012, Azul invited Robert to assume the GM position of their iconic and award winning dining room. In just six months, Azul was catapulted into becoming the first Forbes’s 5 star restaurant in Florida history and only one of 27 to hold that distinction in the world. As of November 2015, Robert is Director of Operations at Trust Hospitality Group.