At the age of 14, began his restaurant industry journey as a busboy in his hometown of Brooklyn. Eventually, he held every position there was to hold in a restaurant, from line cook to bartender. He worked in several restaurants and catering halls, in addition to front- and back-of-house management; all while graduating high school by age 16 and completing 4 years of college with a major in Political Science and a minor in Business Administration by age 20.
Mr. Fahmy co-owned various successful bars and nightclubs, including The Urban Jungle, a 4,000-capacity venue in Downtown New Haven, Connecticut. Fahmy purchased his first restaurant in 1994 with a beautiful bay-side grill in Marine Park.