Born in 1945 in Rabat Morocco, Mr. Choufani comes from a family that has a long history of fighting for labor rights in Morocco. His father, Mohamed, Choufani, was one of the cornerstones of the labor movement in Morocco.
Mr. Choufani is a true depiction of the American Dream. He immigrated to the U.S. over twenty hears ago, and has worked his way up to be one of the most respected entrepreneur in the Restaurant and real estate arena. Together with Mr. Rachid El Yazidi, he co-owns the Moroccan Pavillion in Epcot Center in Disney World, a destination that attracts an average of 11 million tourists every year.
Mr. Choufani started E-brands, a company that owns and operates specialty restaurants in several cities in the United States. One of his restaurants was featured as the overall best restaurant in Las Vegas.
Mr. Choufani is an avid supporter of the Moroccan-American community in Central Florida, and one of his goals is to see the community grow to have its own weight in the political scene in that part of the country.
Mr. Choufani is proud husband of Mrs. Marianne, and father to two children: Jaafar Youssef, 23 and Mya Siham 29.