The Choptank VIP Preview Party

A number of Baltimore VIP’s and friends of the Atlas Restaurant Group got first look at The Choptank – the company’s newest addition to the city’s restaurant scene located in the Broadway Market – at an invite-only preview party.

Atlas Restaurant Group owner Alex Smith was joined by Baltimore Mayor Jack Young in welcoming the gathering.
Then, the two – along with The Choptank co-owner Billy Tserkis, Atlas Restaurant Group co-owner Eric Smith and City Councilman Robert Stokes, Sr. – officially opened the new fish and crab house with a ribbon cutting.
Pictured (LtoR) Eric Smith, Atlas Restaurant Group co-owner; Dr. Vanessa Paterakis Smith, Baltimore-based dentist; and Joe Nigro, Exelon CFO
Pictured (LtoR) Angela Tserkis, Studio 921 hairstylist; Billy Tserkis, The Choptank partner; and Maria Tserkis, 2
Pictured (LtoR) Christina Ghani Smith, Visit Baltimore senior national sports manager; and Allan Charles, TBC chairman/creative director
Pictured (LtoR) Antoinette Paterakis, grandmother of Atlas Restaurant Group owners Alex and Eric Smith; Nancy Grasmick, Kennedy Krieger Institute fellowship program director; Dr. Vanessa Paterakis Smith; Christina Ghani Smith; and Karen Paterakis Philippou, H&S Bakery marketing & design specialist
Pictured (LtoR) Nancy Ekelund, Mason Retail Group principal; Tracy Sutton, Insurance Inc. owner; Patrick Sutton, Patrick Sutton Interior Design principal/The Choptank interior designer; and Jeff Mason, Mason Retail Group principal
Pictured (LtoR) Kory Mitchell, The Frame room owner; Judy Neff, Checkerspot Brewing Co. owner/brewer; and Rob Neff, Checkerspot Brewing Co. founder/head of sales & distribution
Pictured (LtoR) Kevin Wesner, UBS financial advisor; Crystal Wesner, Baltimore-based model/actress; Lana Magilner, Miami-based health & wellness coach; and Tomas Gordon, Clear One Advantage CEO
Pictured (LtoR) Charles Jeffers, Visit Baltimore chief operating officer; Antoinette Jeffers, Baltimore-based physician assistant; and Juan Webter, Sagamore Pendry Baltimore general manager
Pictured (LtoR) Judy Kelly, Studio 921 owner; Christina Giffin, Monument Sotheby’s International Realty realtor; Tom Kelly, Aerotek chief financial officer; and Ethan Giffin, Groove CEO
Pictured (LtoR) John Magee, Baltimore-based software consultant; Beverly Magee, Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore; Charlie Hatter, Monument Sotheby’s International Realty CEO; and George Philippou, Harbor East general counsel
(September 13, 2019 – The Choptank)
Sloane Brown

Baltimore's longtime fashion and social scene reporter, Sloane is the founder/managing editor of Baltimore Snap.