The New York Smith & Wollensky, established in 1977, remains in control of its original founder, Alan Stillman and Quality Branded Restaurant Group.

The locations Danu now owns includes Boston, Chicago, Miami and Las Vegas, as well as Smith & Wollensky London, which it opened under license from Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group in June 2015. Tommy Hart, who served as managing partner and general manager of Smith & Wollensky New York for 27 years, will join the SWRG board.