Featured Business

Bello Giorno

February 23, 2015, Hackettstown, NJ — The featured business in our Hackettstown office this week is Bello Giorno catering and banquet hall in Belvidere.

Planning your event with Bello Giorno will make for a truly unforgettable experience. Bello Giorno, which means beautiful day in Italian, surrounds you in the experience of visiting an Italian villa. Terraced gardens and artistically landscaped courtyards are enhanced by the picturesque Pequest River flowing gently past. A gazebo awaits your intimate outdoor ceremony. Relax and enjoy your beautiful reception in the heart of Warren County.

Delicious Italian specialties fill the menu and tickle your palate. Various additions, amenities, and special considerations, including gluten-free and allergy accommodations, are available.

Since 1970, the Schiano family has been providing quality on and off premise Italian catering in Warren, Sussex, and Morris counties. Now they are able to invite you and your guests to celebrate with them at their beautiful facility that is easily accessible from Routes 46 and 80. Bello Giorno banquet hall is conveniently located near the towns of Hackettstown, Chester, Sparta, Blairstown, Columbia, Clinton, Easton, and Allentown for the convenience of guests in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Large or small, your event is special and will receive personal attention. Be it your wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, family gathering, christening, communion, birthday, anniversary, business or scholastic function, or fundraiser, make your event a truly Bello Giorno!

Visit Bello Giorno's website or find them on Facebook. For booking and inquiries, call their office at (908) 475-0084 or Monica, Bello Giorno's event planner, directly at (908) 310-0797. You may also email them at info@bellogiornocatering.com.

Centenary College

February 16, 2015, Hackettstown, NJ — The Featured Business in our Hackettstown office this week is Centenary College, located in Hackettstown, New Jersey.

Centenary College is a community of learners distinguished by a diverse student body, a dedicated faculty and staff, and stimulating educational opportunities.

As the primary educational and cultural resource for northwest New Jersey, Centenary offers a range of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs as well as non-degree courses for professional and personal development.

Centenary College is committed to enlarging its presence in the immediate and expanded geographic region through its quality undergraduate and graduate programs and by becoming:

  • A model for student-centered, personalized, individually-focused education;
  • An innovator in the integration of a quality liberal arts education with career preparation;
  • A standard-bearer in internationalizing its campus and its programs;
  • A pioneer in developing and implementing unparalleled service, such as community service initiatives;
  • An acknowledged leader with its contemporary academic programs and its technology innovations

Centenary is an independent college offering bachelor degree programs and associate degree programs in the liberal arts and career areas and master degree programs in business administration, counseling, counseling psychology, education, English, special education, public administration, psychoanalysis, and online masters. Certification programs are also offered in many areas.

Working with area businesses, institutions and school systems, Centenary College and its graduates are, and will continue to be, key resources for regional economic and educational development and for recreational and artistic initiatives to enrich the surrounding communities.

For more information, including programs and degrees offered and details on admissions, alumni, and athletics, or to take a virtual tour, visit Centenary College's website at www.centenarycollege.edu.

Mohawk House

February 2, 2015, Sparta, NJ — This week, our Sparta office spotlights Mohawk House in Sparta, New Jersey, whose philosophy is that cooking and eating should feed the soul as well as the body, and that buying and eating local not only supports the community in many ways, but offers the highest quality, healthiest product.

Mohawk House sources most of its ingredients from local farmers and creameries and uses as many local purveyors as possible. The promise they make to their customers is to provide them with the freshest ingredients that are seasonably available and do so by purchasing locally whenever possible. By respecting the entire farm to table process, Mohawk House respects the producers' pride in their food and the environment, and they use it with care.

Since opening its doors in 2005, Mohawk House has been the opportunity to put together a restaurant that would be the culmination of a warm, inviting atmosphere, a historic and visually appealing setting, seamless service, outstanding wine, exceptional craft beer, and most importantly, beautiful food. They imagined a casual yet professional staff with food made from scratch and as close to the source as possible.

Mohawk House is committed to protecting the environment, and they strive to make improvements to lessen their impact. They encourage others to join them in conserving our natural resources, reducing waste generation and the use of toxic materials, recycling, purchasing recycled products, and pollution prevention.

Mohawk House offers area exclusive live entertainment, including bands and DJs, in the Bar & Lounge area for patrons over the age of 21. They also accommodate private functions, providing customizable packages including private dining, cocktail and hors d'oevres, private buffet, and custom luncheon. Functions accommodated include weddings, corporate events, birthday parties, anniversaries, reunions, social clubs, holiday parties, and other special gatherings.

After receiving numerous accolades, Mohawk House has evolved into a special gathering place as Sparta's cornerstone and an area destination. Their goal is provide a true, elegant country dining experience and showcase the region's most vibrant foods.

They look forward to cooking for you!

Mohawk House, located at 3 South Sparta Avenue in Sparta Township, is open seven days a week from noon to close. Reach them by telephone at (973) 729-6464, visit their website at www.mohawkhouse.com, and like them on Facebook!