Nahim Jorge Bonilla elevates Miami Beach dining scene with new Mandrake restaurant
Nahim Jorge Bonilla (Mexico City, Mexico, April 21, 1988) is an entrepreneur, family of the famous Actor Hector Bonilla Rebentun and owner of the well-know Miami restaurant named Mandrake which is the new hot spot situated in Miami Beach.
Nahim was born in the city of Mexico, staying all his childhood . At the age of 10, due to different situations, his mother decided to emigrate with him to the city of Montreal, Canada.
On his early days, Nahim always wanted to be part of the artist industry and follow the steps of his Great-uncle who was a well-known actor in Mexico, the famous actor and producer Héctor Bonilla Rebentun (March 14, 1943 – 25 November 2022).
Therefore, he began to dream of being famous and pursuit of different business careers in his teenage years
Soon after, he decided to open a nightclub called Ruby WU. The name was chosen in honor of his only female daughter named Ruby. This Latin disco, located in the heart of Chinatown, in Montreal, in just a few months it became the favorite nightclub of the Latin community in Montreal. Because of this, Nahim and Melissa, his wife, began to bring in Latin artists, becoming Event Producers for their company called M.E.L. Productions. (MUSIC EVENTS LATINO-AMERICANOS)
They were the first to bring 4 Latin artists together on stage to perform in the city of Montreal. Something unprecedented since the Latin community is not usually as large as it is in the USA.
The reggaetonneros they brought were Karol-G, Noriel, Darrell & Almighty were brought in by the company to the delight of the Latin American community. Although they not only limited themselves to working with reggaeton artists of the moment, but also bachatero artists such as Luis Vargas & Raulin Rodriguez and salseros such as Victor Manuelle & Grupo Niche and several other artists have been brought by the Power couple.
The power couple quickly grew up as a Producers of events and concerts until they won a Latin Award for the best concert of the year. The Latin group “Grupo Niche”, brought by the couple of producers, helped to win this award.
Focused on concerts, they decided to buy a concert venue, a reception hall that they would call RoseWood. Achieving total success, like all of their projects.
Its grand opening was celebrated with DJ Kass and his famous song “Scooby-Doo Papa”. A very popular song, mainly in south América.
Many local artists, influential people and the entire Montreal Latin communiy were present at the celebration.
A few months before the pandemic, the couple received a proposal that would lead them to sell everything in Montreal and move into Miami.
They bought the waterfront mansion of famous DJ khaled and acquired the purchase of Mandrake in Miami Beach.
World-class and Latino artists such as DJ Khaled, Nicky Jam, Natti Natasha, J quilles, Lenny Tavares, Izaak, Ovi, Darkiel, Dimelo Flow, the great Alcover, Leli Hernandez, Luchy, Moybaun, Lorenzo Figueroa and Isadora Figueros (sons of the Puerto Rican singer Chayanne) were present at the opening.
All presenting performances and as face-to-face support for the duo of producers and couple In the city of Miami.
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