(? - living) U.S.A.
Jeffrey Sanker has owned and operated several restaurants over the course of his career, including Chit Chat on 3 rd Street in Los Angeles; RubiRosa, a Mexican restaurant located on Santa Monica Blvd. in the heart of West Hollywood; 6 Degrees, an upscale, trendy restaurant on Washington Ave. in Miami Beach, FL as well as Murano Restaurant & Bar on L.A.'s fashionable Melrose Ave.
Sanker's passion for parties began during the early eighties in New York City. Working at such legendary locations as Studio 54, Palladium and Private Eyes, he fine-tuned his skills as a promoter and special event producer. He hosted parties for numerous celebrities, including Keith Haring, Calvin Klein, Grace Jones, Boy George, Madonna, Divine and Liberace.
In 1987, Sanker relocated from New York to California and set out to work his magic in Los Angeles. Using landmark venues such as The Palace, Studio One and Arena as his palette, Sanker created trend-setting themed events that breathed new life into the scene. He revolutionized local gay nightlife with the creation of the Hollywood Boys Club. In 2004, Jeffrey Sanker helped launch the first alternative nightclub on the world-famous Las Vegas strip, KRAVE, which garnered rave reviews and world-wide media coverage.
Jeffrey Sanker is the founder of LA-based Jeffrey Sanker Entertainment, Inc. He has been credited by the Miami Herald as being "the father of the modern gay circuit party."
Sanker resides in Los Angeles and divides his time between his various projects in California and Las Vegas.