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Antoine Toubia's son opens Bocconcini catering

WICHITA — One of Antoine Toubia's sons is back in business in Wichita.

Nathan Toubia is the only one of five sons of the late founder of Latour Management to still be in Wichita.

A few years ago, the sons had a well-publicized split from the business that their aunts still run.

"We get along, and we left it as business, and it never affected our personal relationship," Nathan Toubia says.

He had been working for Lidia's in Kansas City but returned a year ago and worked for Latour's food operation at Wichita Collegiate School.

Now, he's started his own catering company: Bocconcini.

Toubia hopes his business one day grows into a restaurant.

"I don't have the money to open up a restaurant," he says. "I'd be ready to go at any point, it just depends on cash flow basically."

Toubia will focus on fresh pastas like Lidia's makes.

"I just think that Wichita lacks any really good Italian restaurants."

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