George’s Greek Café: Anniversary party marks a decade on Pine Avenue
2009-12-15 · By Editor
Thursday will mark the 10-year anniversary of George’s Greek Café in Downtown Long Beach. From its start on 3rd and Pine to its new location between 1st and Broadway, George’s boasts the same great food, quality and friendly staff. On December 17, the official 1999 opening date, the Loizides family is throwing a bash to give back to those that have supported the restaurant all of these years.
The private party is expected to be quite the affair with live music from Tango Nato, kicking off the evening. The night will start with everyone’s favorite Mezethes (appetizers) which will be served along with hosted drinks. And, of course, no Greek gathering would be complete without dancing — where it will be hard to miss George out there doing his thing. Opa!
“When we first opened our doors, we looked at this as more than just a restaurant, but more like we were inviting people into our home. We know many of our regulars feel that way as well,” says Demitri Loizides, known by friends and regulars as “Jimmy.” “We are thankful for all of the customers that have supported us over the years. That is why we work as hard as we do. They are who have kept us in business this long.”
In support of this event many of George’s food and beverage vendors have chipped in to say “thank you” for 10 years of business. A fun awards ceremony will give special recognition to a few notables including Peter Fotis and Russ Hillas of Fotis & Sons for their years of service with George’s.
About Georges Greek Café
Father and son team, George and Demitri Loizides welcome everyone that walks through the door to their “little piece of Greece” in Southern California. George’s Greek Café is truly a family affair. The restaurant’s success has led to expansion and George’s Greek Café can now be found in three locations.
- 135 Pine Avenue, Long Beach
- 5316 East 2nd Street, Belmont Shore
- 5252 Faculty Avenue, Lakewood
For more information visit George’s Greek Café online at www.georgesgreekcafe.com.