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The Los Angeles restaurant industry births another seasoned veteran, John Makhani. With 30-plus years in the industry, he steers restaurants all over LA. The formula for his success? "Being a business man…and not a chef,” he states with calm confidence. As such, he leaves the food to the kitchen, retaining a number of the most experienced chefs in the city. Everything else falls under John’s purview, most notably design. As a trained structural engineer, Makhani lasers attention to the design plan of each of his properties, and it shows.