Founded by Matt Haley, the SoDel Concepts restaurant group was named one of the fastest-growing private food and beverage companies in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine in 2009. SoDel Concepts is the keystone of the Matt Haley Companies, which currently owns and/or operates 25 companies, domestically. They include restaurants, real estate properties, film production studios, food concessions, restaurant consulting, and restaurant management. Over-seas, MHC is partnered in Italy producing wine and olive oil, and in Nepal and Central America with growing and harvesting organic coffee. Through its own non-profit foundation, the Global Delaware Fund, MHC passionately pursues it's support of education, the arts, and the protection of children, both globally and locally.