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Epocha on Broadsheet, 26th September 2012

Written by Leanne Clancey:

“With a prime location opposite the Carlton Gardens, Epocha heralds an exciting new era for Guy Holder and Angie Giannakodakis…

Angie Giannakodakis’ face will be one familiar to Melbourne diners. For five years she gracefully helmed front of house for George Calombaris at The Press Club and as co-owner at Hellenic Republic. Respected equally for her impressive knowledge of Greek and old world wines as for her legendary hospitality – Angie is one of a now-rare breed of old school professional, whose warmth and authenticity is undeniable and instantly felt. Expat Brit, Holder has a similarly impressive background in high-end dining, coming to Epocha after stints at The Press Club, Rockpoopl and Greg Malouf’s MoMo. On the floor the pair invoke the spirit of real-deal service – that elusive combination of charming informality, razor-sharp attention to detail and impeccable timing.

What’s also evident here is that Giannakodakis, Holder and the entire team at Epocha are wholly invested in the business and visibly passionate about what they’re creating. It feels like family, and as a diner you’re invited into the fold – in the best possible way…”

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