(Y)our team

Landmark Hospitality team members are referred to as “Memory-Makers.” The owners have personally hand-selected each of these men and women, experts in their fields. Our Memory-Makers are the driving force behind the success and beauty of each individual event we create. Our staff has a passion and deep understanding of the hospitality business. They believe in crafting memorable events specifically designed for each client’s unique needs. Below, meet a few of the key people who will help create your special day.


With a career spanning back to high school, Chef Trickilo’s love for cooking has taken him across the country. Since his days studying at the Culinary Institute of America, he has perfected his farm-to-table technique, and uses only fresh, seasonal ingredients to formulate his farm-to-table menus.

Ken Trickilo

Executive Chef

Isaiah embarked on his hospitality journey over 15 years ago working in some of the finest restaurants, hotels, and resorts that included Walt Disney World, Marriott Hotels, and Hillstone Restaurant Group. Alongside his experience, he attended Johnson & Wales University receiving his A.S in Baking & Pastry Arts & B.S. in Food Service Management. Since then, he has diversified his resume working in every facet in the industry inclusive of the kitchen, managing restaurants, his own catering business and even as on-air personality with Food Network & ABC’s The Chew. He brings fourth his expertise, discipline, and passion for hospitality to the Landmark Hospitality Group.

Isaiah Kelsey

General Manager

Inspired by a childhood spent helping in his family’s kitchen, Jose decided to attend culinary school in his native country, the Dominican Republic. Ever since joining Landmark as a Memorymaker in 1996, he has not only opened quite a few of our venues, but has helped give our menus a global perspective.

Jose Peralta

Chef de Cuisine

Ever since Danielle got her start booking weddings in 1995, she’s been driven by a passion for perfection. Her favorite part of her job is providing her clients with lasting memories while adding exciting twists to the classic elements of their events.

Danielle Villa

Banquet Director

With a grandmother who opened one of NY’s first Mexican restaurants, Mara was born into the industry. Since she began at Liberty House in 2003, she has worked her way up from Host to Office Manager. Not only does her role allow her the opportunity to meet new people and put her organizational skills to good use, but also provides a sense of excitement since no two days are ever the same.

Mara McMullen

Office Manager

Born in Arcona, Italy, Carlo received his culinary education before moving to the United States at the age of 23.
Carlo spent 6 years managing Piermont Restaurant in Tenafly, NJ before finding his home at Liberty House in 2005. Carlo relishes meeting new guests as well as greeting familiar ones. Carlo’s warm and hospitable personality ensures that all guests feel like family.

Carlo Santini

Restaurant Manager
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Rocco Santini

Bar Manager

A passion for celebration and attention to detail led Alexandria to a career in event styling. She aims to bring every client’s vision to life and make their experience at Liberty House unforgettable.

Alexandra Argenio

Event Stylist

After leaving the world of IT in 2004 to pursue something a little more creative, Vivian made the transition into event planning. She considers her guests an extension of her Liberty House family and feels privileged to help them create their lifelong memories.

Vivian Bifulco

Event Stylist


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