Owner, Tahitian Inn
What he’s wearing: Silken wool plaid jacket and dress shirt, Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Collection; pants by Zanella; shoes by Ferragamo
Benevolent Projects: Bolesta Center, Inc.; American Red Cross; Hillsborough Achievement and Resource Centers
Favorite designer: Ermenegildo Zegna
My hero: My father
Bay area’s best-kept secret: Pass-a-Grille. I have a couple homes there. It’s like a step back into time.
My specialty: I’d have to say my pasta sauce. I learned it from my mom.
Most ridiculous fashion purchase: Platform sandals I wore in the 1970s
Favorite destination: Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Greatest extravagance: Second homes
I’d travel 5,000 miles to see: The Italian Alps
Favorite nightspot: The Don CeSar lobby lounge
When I’m king I’ll: Rule by example
Most unusual item in my house: Angel, our 25-pound Ragdoll cat
Guilty pleasure: Shellfish
I can’t live without: My family