Co-Founder, Consortium Holdings, CH Projects
SD 500 recap: Arsalun Tafazoli has reshaped San Diego’s culinary scene with his edgy architectural designs and unconventional, unapologetic menus at more than a dozen eateries and bars. He and business partner Nate Stanton are credited with helping spark the renewal of Little Italy where they have based several of their establishments. In 2017, they opened their most ambitious restaurant project yet, Born & Raised, a $6.5 million project originally budgeted at $2.5 million that took three years because of a challenging structural renovation. In 2018, they opened the $3 million Raised by Wolves bar concept in Westfield UTC.
University of California, San Diego