This week we’re joined by Aristotle “Telly” Hatzigeorgiou the CEO of The Lure Group. Telly’s company owns New York City hotspots Clinton Hall and Slate. He tells Joe how his bars & restaurants have been effected by COVID-19 and the total shutdown of Gotham City.
About Aristotle “Telly” Hatzigeorgiou, CEO of The Lure Group:
He is one of the most dynamic and charismatic forces in the hospitality industry today. He runs some of the city’s most notable establishments in the city including Clinton Hall, which has five locations in NYC, The Lookup rooftop and Slate, which just celebrated its 20th anniversary. Telly began his career in investment banking, but made a career 180 when he dove into the hospitality business, opening Bayside Billiards Café in 1992. He has a talent for creating unique venues that offer endless layers of entertainment, and curating countless private events for corporate and private clients. Telly resides in Tribeca and is married to his wife Anahid. Together they have two children, Aris and Athan, who are his pride and joy.