Stavros Aktipis, owner of Kellari restaurants in NYC and Washington, D.C., has been in the Greek food business for over 30 years. His journey to create an authentic, modern Greek restaurant began in Athens, Greece, and brought him to the United States. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2016, Kellari Taverna, his flagship restaurant, continues to specialize in Mediterranean cuisine with an exceptional array of imported seafood—as part of a top-notch sustainable fish program—and prides itself in using only sustainable and the freshest ingredients.