April 2024

Evansville Living, 10-4-2022


‘A Dream Come True’ Venue 812 fulfills restaurant couple’s longtime wishes By Michelle Mastro Venue 812, a new event space in the former location of Western Ribeye steakhouse at 1401 N. Boeke Road, fulfills the culinary dreams of owners Ellada and Doros Hadjisavva. “We have been catering since 2008,” says Ellada. “Catering grew from one [...]

Evansville Living, 10-4-20222024-04-26T14:26:58-05:00

June 2019

Courier & Press, 11-27-2013


EVANSVILLE GREEK COUPLE FINALLY GETS TO HAVE THANKSGIVING AS CITIZENS “Look around,” Doros Hadjisavva said sweeping his arm toward his nearby wife and children and bustling restaurant. “This is what Thanksgiving means to me.” Today is his first Thanksgiving as a U.S. citizen, making the day even more precious for the Acropolis restaurant owner. Doros [...]

Courier & Press, 11-27-20132024-04-26T14:27:41-05:00

About the Owner


Ellada Hadjisavva grew up on the island of Cyprus in the Mediterranean Sea just east of Greece. On an island where tourism is the main source of income and speaking English was the key to getting a good job, Hadjisavva's father encouraged all his kids to learn the foreign language. Hadjisavva followed that advice and [...]

About the Owner2024-04-26T14:26:24-05:00

About the Chef


Doros Hadjisavva grew up in a sunny Cypriot village of 1,500 residents. The island’s economy relies heavily on tourism, and as teens, he and all of his friends spent their summers working at restaurants or bars — that is, when they weren't lounging on the beach 10 minutes from home. Hadjisavva came to the United [...]

About the Chef2024-04-26T14:28:23-05:00
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