2014 Tavli Tournament & Food Expo! (#2014TTFE)

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Philo4Thought invites you to join us at Minos Syllogo in #AstoriaNY!




The Food Expo begins at 3pm sharp!
Please click here for the Full Itinerary


Please purchase your tickets in advance!

Credit Card: Eventbrite Online Tickets.

Check/Cash: Email Philo4Thought@yahoo.com/call 718-726-0991.


Players of ALL levels are welcome to participate in the tournament! Our “Best Beginner” will receive a commemorative prize for his/her efforts. Don’t be shy! Come over and give it your best shot! Our instructional tutorial begins at 3pm, along with the kickoff of our Food Expo. The main tournament begins at 4pm.


We are pleased to be raffling off a variety of deluxe items at the 2014TTFE! As many of you know, it’s Restaurant Week in Astoria! In a show of solidarity with our many local sponsors, Philo4Thought is offering 1 Free Raffle Ticket to those who show their Eat In Astoria #FoodiePass© to our Ticket Rep at Check-In on Saturday. To obtain your official Foodie Pass, please click here.


We were very pleased to learn that some of our Montreal Parea will be joining us for the event! We will be inquiring about hotel accommodations this week to secure a good rate and location for those attending from outside NY.

See you all on September 27th!


Proceeds from this event will help cover the costs of our educational publications and activities for Hellenic Young Professionals.

We appreciate your considerate patronage and generosity.

Please share this philanthropic request with others!

2014TTFE Corporate Sponsors: We’d like to take the opportunity to offer our sincere thanks to our Corporate Sponsorsfor their ongoing patronage! The following are contributing to the cost of the Tavli and/or Expo supplies:

Amali, New York, NY

Artopolis Bakery, Astoria, NY

Astoria Bier & Cheese, Astoria, NY

Caprice, Astoria, NY

Carnival of Love, Astoria, NY

Central Lounge/Marketa, Astoria, NY

Crete-Z-Creations, Edison, NJ

Eklektikon Wines, NY, NY

eTaverna, Astoria, NY

Elliniki Agora, Astoria, NY

Eventsy, New York, NY

Flowers by Valli, New York, NY

Ginger Organic/Grand Cafe, Astoria, NY

International Meat Market, Astoria, NY

K&T Meats Broadway, Astoria, NY

Kyclades Taverna, Astoria, NY

Martha’s Country Bakery, Astoria, NY

Mediterranean Foods II, Astoria, NY

Mike’s Diner, Astoria, NY

MP Taverna, Astoria, NY

New Greek TV, Astoria, NY

New York Dog House, Astoria, NY

OK Cafe, Astoria, NY

Ovelia Psistaria Bar, Astoria, NY

Pardalis & Nohavicka, Astoria, NY

Pop’s Seafood Shack & Grill, Island Park, NY

Porphyra, New York, NY

Q’s Moving Corp., Whitestone, NY

Reality Crowd TV, Astoria, NY

Sacco & Fillas, Astoria, NY

Shade Bar Organic Spa, Astoria, NY

Stamatis Restaurant, Astoria, NY

Stylianou Accounting, Astoria, NY

Telly’s Taverna, Astoria, NY

Thalassa, New York, NY

TV Cosmo, Astoria, NY

Zenon Taverna, Astoria, NY


2014TTFE Organizational Sponsors: Many thanks to our Organizational Sponsors for their generous support and advisement!

Eat In Astoria, Astoria, NY

National Hellenic Students Association (#NHSA), New York, NY


2014TTFE Individual Sponsors: Special thanks to our individual sponsors in the tri-state area for their considerate advisement, participation and support! Contributing towards the Beginners Tavli Board purchase are: 

Dionysios Daskalakis, Astoria, NY

Constantine Sirigos, Astoria, NY


2014TTFE Prize Sponsors: Many thanks to those who donated raffle prizes in support of our professional development and networking initiatives!

K&T Meats Broadway, Astoria, NY

Mastihashop, New York, NY

Melrose Ballroom, Long Island City, NY

National Hellenic Students Association, New York, NY

Shade Bar Organic Spa, Astoria, NY

Striking 101, Kew Gardens, NY

Thalassa, New York, NY

JW Verizon Wireless, Astoria, NY


Many thanks to Manoli Anastasakis, President of Minos Syllogo, and to the Board Members for allowing us to use the wonderful venue, located in the heart of Astoria, and to Titan Foods for providing the Tavli supplies at such a reasonable rate. Special thanks to Zaharoula Marmatakis and Menios Georgopoulos for the design of our event fliers and promotional items, and to the Mavroudis family, for their supportive guidance.


Remembering the deceased leaders and mentors of our community who have made it what it is today. May their memories and spirits remain in our hearts and minds to inspire future generations.





One thought on “2014 Tavli Tournament & Food Expo! (#2014TTFE)

  1. Our event is NEXT WEEK! Looking forward to having everyone over to enjoy the great assortment of food — #Astoria’s finest! — as well as the fun games and amazing prizes!


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