About Hospitality Holdings Hospitality Holdings, Inc. and its CEO Mark Grossich own and operate the country’s most extensive portfolio of hospitality venues that include upscale cocktail lounges, rooftop lounges, outdoor cafés, restaurants, and historical venues, The Empire Rooftop in The Empire Hotel, The House in Gramercy Park, The Carnegie Club, Cocktail and Cigar Lounge, in CitySpire Centre, Bookmarks Rooftop Lounge and Terrace at The Library Hotel, Madison & Vine – an award-winning American bistro and international wine bar located in The Library Hotel, The World Bar, DAG’S Patio Café Street in Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza, and Lexington’s Cocktail and Liquor Bar at the St Giles Court Hotel.
The dedication to first-rate service, the attention to detail and design and the upscale selections create a sophistication and cool that have made Hospitality Holdings and its properties the leaders in NYC nightlife for over fifteen years. Consistent with its longstanding tagline, “New York’s Most Refreshingly Civilized Places to Meet,” Hospitality Holdings have been praised as industry trailblazers, reviving the classic cocktail lounge, elevating the specialty cocktail, and opening the country's first cigar bar.
About Mark Grossich A graduate of Northwestern University with Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Marketing, Mark Grossich founded Hospitality Holdings, Inc. in 1992 and has since been behind a number of Manhattan’s most recognizable and sophisticated cocktail lounges. Grossich began his career with marketing management and consulting positions at Bristol-Myers, Saatchi and Saatchi, and Glendinning Associates and subsequently built his own successful advertising agency, public relations firm and marketing agencies, in addition to becoming the nation’s youngest founder/publisher of a newspaper chain. He’s also a Board member of the Grand Central Partnership and the Vanderbilt YMCA.