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Stephane Bombet, the owner of numerous top restaurants in Los Angeles, is getting publicly ousted from his partners after a photo surfaced online that showed him wearing blackface in order to dress up as rapper Lil’ Wayne at a Halloween party in 2011.

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Bombet, the founder of The Bombet Hospitality Group, who owns and operates Faith & Flower in downtown LA, Nic’s on Beverly, and Terrine, released a statement to Drew Reports News after the photo was discovered on a local photographer’s Facebook album. In response to the Halloween costume he wore to an after-hours party at his restaurant, Picca, which shuttered in 2017, he said:
“I am a fan of Lil Wayne, and have for many years. In 2011, Lil Wayne released his ninth album, Tha Carter IV, which I thought was amazing. At a Halloween party, two months after the album was released, I dressed up as my hero, Lil Wayne. This is my statement, and please run it in its entirety.”

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Following the blackface photo controversy, the pictures have since been removed from Facebook, numerous of his restaurant partners have decided to publicly severe ties with Bombet. The owners of Ms. Chi Cafe in Culver City, who acquired Hanjip’s lease from Bombet, put out a statement on the situation. While Bombet was never involved in the operations of Ms.Chi Cafe, former Top Chef contestant Shirley Chung and husband Jimmy Lee wrote:
In response to recent findings, we would like to inform our customers and community that Stephane Bombet is no longer associated with Ms. Chi Café and we do not condone his actions. As Chinese immigrants, we are very aware of discrimination and have experienced it throughout our lives and at Ms. Chi Café, racial or cultural prejudice of any kind is not tolerated. We stand with our community and hope to fight for equality, justice and positive change. Shirley Chung & Jimmy Lee”
Nic Adler, who founded Nic’s on Beverly, which took over Bombet’s former restaurant space of The Ponte, issued a statement to Eater LA:
“We would like to take this time to inform our customers and community that Stephane Bombet is no longer associated with Nic’s on Beverly. Racism of any kind is not tolerated. We believe strongly in inclusion and respect for all, and apologize for any hurt his actions may have caused. We stand firmly with the Black community in the fight for long-term systemic change, justice, and equity.”