We are a multi-media entertainment company that consists of songwriting, record production, talent management, television & motion picture production, restaurant & hotel management and Crescent Moon Studio's. With the same passion and drive that has helped the Estefan's achieve success in the music industry, they conquered the hospitality industry which encompasses six restaurants and two hotels. The world-famous Larios on the Beach, on Miami's Ocean Drive, led the way for the successful chain of Bongos Cuban Café restaurants in Disney Springs/Orlando, Hollywood at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Miami International Airport, Estefan Kitchen Express at MIA and most recently the opening of Estefan Kitchen in Miami Design District. Included in the Estefan Hospitality portfolio are the Cardozo Hotel, on Miami Beach, and Costa d'Este, the crown jewel on Florida's Treasure Coast in Vero Beach. Inspired by their humanitarian vision, they created the Gloria EstefanFoundation to support charitable programs. Through the foundation they have had the opportunity to reach out to those in need by promoting good health, education and cultural development. With a broad view into the future, the foundation's long-term goal is to thrive as a lasting expression of the Estefan's dream.
EMILIO ESTEFAN is a world-renowned music, television and film producer who has been instrumental in shaping, developing and directing the careers of his superstar wife, Gloria, as well as Shakira, Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and Jon Secada among many others. Emilio has achieved incredible success throughout his career, boasting more than 40 years of industry-leading achievements, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and induction into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame just to name a few. With a resume that includes 19 Grammy Awards, Emilio has experimented and pushed the envelope of blending Latin, pop and world rhythms creating a unique style and personality that has created chart-topping worldwide hits. It is this vision that transcends the music field and spills over into film, television, hotels and restaurants, among other business endeavors including serving as the Executive Producer of the Tony-Award nominated smash Broadway musical, On Your Feet! Most recently, Emilio Estefan (director, producer, musician), Gloria Estefan (actor, musician, singer), and director Kenny Ortega celebrated the World Premiere of their film A Change of Heart, at the 34th edition of Miami Dade College's Miami Film Festival on March 10, at the Olympia Theater in Downtown Miami. A Change of Heart stars a diverse cast including Jim Belushi, Virginia Madsen, Kathy Najimy, William Levy, Aimee Teegarden, Eduardo Yañez, Cody Horn and Gloria Estefan.
With seven Grammy Awards and over 100 million albums sold worldwide, GLORIA ESTEFAN is the most successful Latin crossover performer in the history of pop music. In addition to her 38 #1 hits across the Billboard charts, Gloria recorded the Oscar-nominated song "Music of My Heart," and has received numerous honors and awards over the course of her illustrious career. She has been presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, named BMI Songwriter of the Year, and received an American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement, an MTV Video Music Award, two ACE Awards, and multiple Billboard Awards for her many chart-topping hits. Gloria has also been honored with the Ellis Island Congressional Medal of Honor, the Hispanic Heritage Award, the National Music Foundation's Humanitarian of the Year Award, a National Artistic Achievement Award from the US Congress, among many others. Most recently, President Obama honored Emilio & Gloria Estefan with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made meritorious contributions to the United States, to world peace, and to cultural endeavors. Gloria, along with husband Emilio, serve as Executive Producers to the Tony-Award nominated Broadway smash musical. . . On Your Feet! based on their lives and music.
"Take Whatever You Want" is a 14-song shimmering, jazz-influenced beauty she wrote, performed on and produced.
"The younger Estefan combines the slinky soulfulness of Erykah Badu, the righteousness of Lorde and the free jazz of Ornette Coleman." – Associated Press
"Remarkably deep and sophisticated, the jazzy, funky music sounds like an artist's fourth album rather than a first effort"” – The Miami Herald
"Her smooth vocals glide over a deep bass line and a jazzy down-tempo groove. " – SPIN
"Take Whatever You Want" the critically acclaimed album was released on February 3, 2017 and debuted on FOUR Billboard Charts including the R&B Chart, Heaters and Independent Album chart. Estefan has performed to rave reviews at the SXSW Music Festival, The Hotel Café in Los Angeles and The Cutting Room in New York. She is set to perform at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans in June 2017.
Founded in 1997, the Gloria Estefan foundation promotes education, health and cultural development. The organization funds itself through proceeds from several of Gloria's songs, benefit concerts and donations from supporters. The singer has said, “My foundation tries to help people that fall through the cracks, that can’t get help from big organizations… We try to fill in where immediate help is needed.”
As Gloria is a strong supporter of spinal cord research, the Foundation has been a big part of the growth of the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. It is an open-door Foundation accessible to individual cases of hardship. Animal causes have always been close to Gloria's heart. Each year the foundation supports no-kill shelters throughout the United States and helped to fund the creation of the Vero Beach Dog Park. We are honored to in some way be a part of keeping safe the hard working and loyal police dogs that help protect Miami Beach.
Her Voice. His Vision. Their Story.
Gloria Estefan has sold over 100 million records and sold out stadiums around the world. Emilio and Gloria Estefan together have won 26 GRAMMY Awards®, but their music is only half the story.
ON YOUR FEET! is the new Broadway musical about two people who believed in their talent, their music and each other and became an international sensation.
ON YOUR FEET! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter century, including “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You,” “Conga,” “Get on Your Feet,” “Don’t Want to Lose You,” “1-2-3,” and “Coming Out of the Dark,” and the Broadway musical boasts a creative team to match its incomparable song list. Two-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots) directs, with choreography by Olivier Award winner Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys) and an original book by Academy Award® winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman).
Larios on the Beach, the flagship restaurant in the Estefan Kitchen Family opened in 1992. It embodies the essence of Old Cuba, capturing with its exotic décor, its 1950’s Gloria days. Featuring traditional Cuban fare, celebrated mojitos and a magnificent view of South Beach’s famous Ocean Drive, this exclusive location has become a “must-see” for locals and visitors alike.
This ground-breaking restaurant, opened in 1997 in Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando. The building's Old Havana architecture is dominated by a massive pineapple, which has become the symbol for Bongos Cuban Café. The interior of this 550 seat family restaurant features wall-to-wall mosaics of iconic Cuban images, authentic cuisine and offers exciting live music and entertainment.
On March 4, 2017, International superstars Emilio & Gloria Estefan opened Estefan Kitchen, a new fine-dining Cuban restaurant in the Miami Design District, a neighborhood dedicated to uniting design, destination dining, fashion, art and architecture. Helmed by Chef Odell Torres, who was recently named one of Miami's Hot New Chefs by Ocean Drive Magazine, the menu offers reimagined versions of traditional Estefan family recipes, with dishes such as lechón flatbread, lechón crispy moros, vaca frita, braised short ribs and paella. Torres is also the executive corporate chef at the Estefans' acclaimed restaurant Larios on the Beach & Bongos Cuban Café, and at Estefan Kitchen, he continues to showcase the cuisine of their native Cuba with bold flavors and locally sourced ingredients. Located in Palm Court, one of the Miami Design District’s central hubs, Estefan Kitchen will present a rotating roster of live music and performing servers & bartenders, a nod to the Estefans passion for world-class entertainment
New to the Miami International Airport Marketplace, Gate D 27. Estefan Kitchen Express, a rum bar serving light foods. Estefan Kitchen Express will allow travelers to enjoy top quality Cuban food on the go. Stop by for a mojito or your cafecito fix and take home a Cuban Party Box.
“We try to take Cuban dishes and modernize them, Everything is made by us, by hand, and that makes a big difference.”
Gloria & Emilio Estefan Bring Miami's Chic Style and Sophistication to Central Florida's Treasure Coast in Vero Beach, Florida. Discover Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa, located in the charming town of Vero Beach in central Florida's Treasure Coast --Gloria & Emilio Estefan’s luxury beachfront resort. This oceanfront resort is set alongside miles of pristine Florida golden sand beaches. The skilled staff stand ready to inspire and pamper, providing harmony and soul to every interaction. Gloria and Emilio Estefan’s personal taste is evident throughout this Florida beachfront resort and is beautifully obvious everywhere you look. The resort is truly an extension of their home. Infused with its own spirited personality and style, Costa d'Este Beach Resort & Spa is designed for guests who yearn for transformation over accommodation, customization over conformity, and inspiration over predictability.
Elegant, chic, and sophisticated, describes the Art Deco Jewel known as the Cardozo Hotel. This prestigious hotel possesses the couple’s flair, pizzazz, and multi-cultural ambience. Conveniently located on Ocean Drive, the hotel offers a variety of magnificent deluxe suites, superior ocean view suites, and standard room accommodations. Set in the heart of South Beach, you are within walking distance of the best restaurants, lounges, and nightclubs Miami Beach has to offer. The Cardozo Hotel offers the finest in service, location, and comfort in one of the most exciting and trend-setting cities in the world.
Crescent Moon Studios opened its doors in Miami in the early 90s providing a permanent recording facility for its owners Gloria and Emilio Estefan and their Miami Sound Machine. With Emilio's vision and talent, Crescent Moon quickly became the epicenter of the Latin Music boom. Our walls are still resonating with music that has influenced generations worldwide. Throughout the years, it's had the pleasure of working with some of the world's most celebrated artists, producers, and composers. We believe we have found the right balance between traditional recording techniques and the latest state of the art equipment. Beyond the mic, Crescent Moon has evolved into a full-blown video editing and post production facility becoming a one-stop-shop capable of producing all types of multimedia content.
Estefan Enterprises, Inc. / 420 Jefferson Ave - Miami Beach, FL - 33139 / 305.695.7000