Fine Dining Establishment Opening Soon
(ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ - August 15, 2018) - The world-class delicacies of Greece prepared with the finest combination of old and new world ingredients will soon be pleasing the palettes of discerning diners when Lefkes opens its doors. Look for the best in Greek cuisine to be served later this month.
"I'm thrilled to bring traditional and unique Greek dishes created with a gastronomic passion and integrity for time-honored and modern Mediterranean meals to Englewood Cliffs," said Stavros Aktipis, owner of Kellari Hospitality Group and proprietor of Lefkes. "The Lefkes team looks forward to providing a top-notch dining experience to its patrons."
The Lefkes menu stands out for its creation by Anastatios “Tasos” Ntoumas, the award-winning chef of Lefkes Athens and Lefkes Santorini. Ntoumas was named Chef of the Year in 2018 and 2017 by the prestigious website, estiatoria.gr, and is an ambassador for Greek Taste Beyond Borders.
His culinary offerings will include an array of dishes influenced by Greek classics with a savory, modern flavor sure to delight customers. Meals will be sourced farm-to-table with the freshest ingredients and prepared to the highest standards. Fish will be flown in daily.
The two-story, upscale establishment with approachable prices will feature a spacious, simple elegant dining space including a Raw Bar Lounge with an extensive wine list, outdoor patio with a fire pit, and private rooms for corporate events and family celebrations.
Lefkes will open its doors at 495 Sylvan Avenue (9W), Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, at the entrance to the Palisades Parkway.
Serving Lunch, Dinner Hours of Operation Monday to Thursday, 11:30am – 11pm|Friday and Saturday, 11:30am – 1am| Sundays 11:30am- 11pm. www.kellarigroup.com and 201.408.4444.
Inspired by recipes created at its sister restaurants in Greece, Lefkes Englewood Cliffs takes distinguished diners on a Mediterranean journey of culinary excellence featuring delicacies prepared with the ultimate gastronomic passion and integrity. Dishes combined with time-honored Greek traditions with an ultra-modern twist using the finest ingredients sourced from top purveyors and local area farms. This two-story, upscale establishment features spacious, simple elegant dining spaces including a Raw Bar Lounge, outdoor patio with a fire pit, and private rooms for corporate events and family celebrations. Lefkes Englewood Cliffs joins the renowned Lefkes Athens and Lefkes Santorini in providing the best in sumptuous Greek cuisine sure to please patrons’ pallets. Lefkes is the newest addition to the Kellari Hospitality Group and is located at 495 Sylvan Avenue (9W), Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey at the entrance to the Palisades Parkway. Serving Lunch, Dinner Hours of Operation Monday to Thursday, 11:30am – 11pm|Friday and Saturday, 11:30am – 1am| Sundays 11:30am- 11pm. kellarigroup.com or 201.408.4444
About Chef Anastatios “Tasos” Ntoumas
Lefkes Englewood Cliffs features dishes created by foremost Greek Chef Anastatios “Tasos” Ntoumas, who operates Lefkes Santorini and Lefkes Athens. Chef Ntoumas was named Chef of the Year in 2018 and 2017 by the prestigious website, estiatoria.gr, and is an ambassador for Greek Taste Beyond Borders. Born in Greece, Chef Ntoumas immigrated to Germany and also gained culinary experience in France and Switzerland. He opened his first restaurant, in German, at age 18. He eventually returned to Greece, where he is the Executive Chef of Lefkes Athens and Lefkes Santorini for the past 25 years. Chef Ntousmas was a participant in the First Hellenic Gastronomy Conference in 2018 and is dedicated to spreading his distinctive tastes and exotic flavors throughout the world.
About Kellari Hospitality GroupThe Kellari Hospitality Group based in New York City prides itself on exceptional dining and nightlife experiences. With a total of nine establishments, six in New York City including the popular Cesca, Elyssian Fields Café, Martinique Café, Petit Poulet, Striphouse, Kellari NY as well as Kellari DC and newcomer Lefkes Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey joining sister restaurants Lefkes Athens and Lefkes Santorini in Greece. The Kellari Hospitality Group’s creative team led by founder restaurateur Stavros Aktipis looks forward to creating unique events that will have lasting memories celebrating a corporate achievement or a life milestone. Visit: kellarigroup.com and 212.221.0908