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Our seasoned team, with over 30 years of experience in the food and hospitality industry, is committed to providing a seamless and unforgettable experience for you and your guests. La Bella Vista’s in-house chefs and culinary staff are classically trained, creating one-of-a-kind meals based on traditional family recipes with modern a twist.
Anthony D’Elia is one of Waterbury’s most well known restaurateurs. He has worked in the restaurant industry for over 30 years, and diners know that his hard work and dedication translate into amazing dishes and unique flavors. Anthony partnered with the Pontelandolfo Club to become the primary caterer of the banquet facility.
Anthony first got his start with an opportunity from his current partner, Michelé Capobianco, the founder of the Holiday Seasons Banquet facility that is now known as San Marino Ristorante Italiano. Over the years, he mastered traditional Italian cuisine in an upper casual atmosphere. Today, Anthony is a co-owner and operating partner of San Marino and Nino’s Trattoria in Waterbury.
Andrew Razz is a managing partner with La Bella Vista, and welcomed the opportunity to return to his roots in Waterbury where his passion for the food and hospitality industry began.
Andrew was an honors graduate of Johnson & Wales University Culinary & Foodservice Management Programs. He started his culinary adventures in Waterbury’s own San Marino Ristorante before venturing to Rhode Island’s Newport Restaurant Group. Andrew held multiple culinary and management positions throughout Newport Restaurant Group where he orchestrated a variety of catering, banquet and a la carte dining events. For several years, he worked as a restaurant manager with one of Washington D.C.’s most well-known high volume restaurant groups, Great American Restaurants. Today, Andrew enjoys the opportunities and creative challenges of developing a sophisticated menu for guests at La Bella Vista.
Linnea leads the marketing department at La Bella Vista, but her love for event planning inspired her to take on the role that she enjoys the most. Linnea’s philosophy is not complicated, she likes to see her clients happily satisfied and will go above and beyond to make that happen.
Linnea has over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, working in a variety of roles with a deep understanding of managing a facility like La Bella Vista. She started from the ground up in her family business, which groomed her to become well versed in many facets of the industry. Linnea understands the importance of communication and attention to detail and her day isn’t done until everything is perfect.
Amanda Alves Razz
Amanda is the office and administrative sales manager at La Bella Vista. Amanda’s attention to detail is meticulous; it begins with her initial conversation with each client, and follows through to the completion of each event. She also assists with event coordination and implementing communication between management and staff.
Ashley joined the La Bella Vista team in 2015. Ashley received a dual Undergraduate degree in International Business and Event Management from Johnson & Wales University and is currently nearing completion of her MBA Degree in Leadership form Post University. Ashley has Event Management and Financial Industry background planning social and corporate events in New England and the Greater New York City areas.
Tricia holds the very competent position as our Maitre D’, catering to the needs of our Brides, Groom and Bridal Party on their big day. She has been in the event and hospitality industry for more than 15 years. Tricia is always anticipating your needs before they arise throughout your wedding day. Whether it’s the bustling of a brides dress or supplying beverages during photos, Tricia is your right hand!