About Us

Philoxenia Events is a luxury event planning company based in London, specialising in unique and elegant cocktail receptions.

Drawing inspiration from Greek Hospitality and combining it with the quintessential Italian finesse, Philoxenia Events reflects the values and heritage of its Founders and celebrates the art of cocktail making with a focus on refined quality and artisanship.

Giorgio Tosato

Founder & Managing Director

Expert Mixologist Giorgio Tosato has over 10 years of experience in the hospitality sector. Having worked alongside some of the biggest names in London’s hospitality scene, such as Gordon Ramsay, he has been evolving and excelling in his craft and always adds his creative and eccentric flair in his cocktail creations.


Giorgio has worked in some of London and Ibiza’s finest bars, restaurants and hotels such as Sketch, Sky Garden and Maze by Gordon Ramsay. He has developed a unique insight into the art of cocktail making and shakes up the most delicious and notoriously playful cocktail recipes. His innate talent and his passion for mixology make him one of the best in his field and his signature cocktails create an unforgettable cocktail experience.

Silia Smyrniopoulou

Co-Founder & Business Development Manager

Having grown up in a traditional Greek family in Athens, Greece, Silia soon developed a deep love for hospitality. She has been immersed in the world of business from a young age and her business acumen was paired beautifully with her studies in the UK, in the field of Communication and International Marketing.


Bringing together her knowledge and experiences from the hospitality and events sector, the idea of ‘Philoxenia Events’ came to life, with the support of the talented mixologist Giorgio Tosato.