OUR HISTORY

The Group was founded by Mr.Nicos Chr. Vassiliou in 1994, with what was then Lefkothea café &  restaurant – now Sitio – and has always run as afamily business, with the sole shareholders being Nicos and his sons, Christos and Alexandros.

In 2009 the Group re-gained management of its premises in Engomi, and with the help of the sons who returned home from their studies in the UK and the USA respectively, the Vassiliou family began operating the venue under the name Occhio Lounge Bar.

WHO WE ARE

Today, and after major expansion and re-branding of the Group in 2015, Occhio Hospitality Group is now one of the major players in Cyprus, in banqueting/outside catering, corporate events organizing and hosting, as well as clubbing. In addition, it successfully owns and oversees the operations of its subsidiary operations – TOGO by Occhio and SITIO café & restaurant.

The Group operates with an in-house HR & Accounting department, Sales & Events Management, a Marketing Team, an Operations Department including logistics and Warehousing Management, assuring the smooth running of operations and maintaining control at all times.

It is most notable that the Group’s catering services, including all its venues, hold signed contracts and down-payments for events in the years 2020, 2021 and 2022 respectively. Needless to say, that such contracts provide OHG healthy cash flow, purchasing leverage and overall security in this fast-paced and ever-changing market.

Highlights in Occhio Hospitality Group’s history include but are not limited to:

  • President’s preferred caterer with almost 70% of all events at the Presidential Palace serviced by the company.

  • Working with prestigious international and local companies for their corporate events.

  • STATE Night Club awarded best Night Club for 3 consecutive years at the Stoli Awards – the biggest, most prestigious awards of the hospitality industry

OUR VALUES

Excellence

We set higher expectations from ourselves than our clients do for us, therefore we endeavor to exceed standards on each and every project. Over end above we are committed in delivering a personalized service and a high end hospitality experience to every customer and every event.

Integrity

We always do the right thing. We are honest, ethical and fair in all our actions. We work with integrity in everything we do, and incorporate our values when working with customers, suppliers, partners and colleagues.

Innovation

We never rest on our achievements, innovation is at the heart of everything we do. We continually look for new ways and ideas to improve the service we provide, to ensure we offer the best service possible and be the best in the industry.

Teamwork

We believe that teams work best than one. That is why we support all our employees in our efforts to learn and grow. We value diversity, experience and the qualifications of one another and we work hard to create the best environment inhouse, and as a result this is reflected on the quality of service our costumers receive.