Craig Skiptunis is an accomplished hospitality executive and restaurateur who has more than a decade of experience owning and running establishments in the New York City area. In addition to his own restaurant, Bistro Ten 18, Craig manages the extremely successful Flavor Catering, which handles more than 350 events each year.
Previously, Craig served as a partner with Obivia Bar & Lounge, where his duties included overseeing financial activities and support functions, such as government compliance, investor relations and marketing. Known for its creative cocktails and tapas, and seating up to 175 people, Obivia Bar & Lounge witnessed 25 percent annual sales-growth during his tenure there.
Active in his community, Craig recently received an appointment to the board of directors at the Columbus Amsterdam Business Improvement District, which was founded to increase commercial activity as well as to create a more active and vital business center along Columbus and Amsterdam avenues from W. 96 St. to W. 110 St. by initiating capital improvements and providing services to make this neighborhood cleaner, safer and more prosperous.