Our Catering Team

At The Royalton Properties

With years of service industry expertise, The Royalton Properties has grown to be among Long Island’s most sought-after venues; our catering team is one of the main ingredients of our success.

We believe that the culinary experience is one of the most important parts of an event; our love for food and hospitality is reflected in every dish we present. It is our vow to you to make this special moment in your life even more memorable by providing you and your guests with a delectable feast and exquisite libations.

From gourmet hors d’oeuvres to succulent entrées, without forgetting about our refined dessert selection, The Royalton catering team has it all. Led by chef Michael, our in-house culinary crew will work with you to select the perfect menu to meet all your needs and those of your guests.

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Chef Michael

Executive Chef Michael Rutigliano is an original founder of Royalton Properties. After graduating from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in 1985 he spent many years working a la carte in New York City including at Tavern on The Green and Café Pierre in the Pierre Hotel. Later he honed his catering experience at the famous Water’s Edge in Long Island City.

He has amassed an extensive working experience in multiple cuisines such as Modern American, Italian, French, Asian, Mediterranean, Latin and Caribbean. Chef Mike and his Culinary Team bring an a la carte touch to catering.

The Chef enthusiastically amerces himself in the design and execution of all Royalton Property cuisine. With an eye for flavor and design, Chef Michael’s belief in bringing gourmet Ala Carte dining to hundreds of diners simultaneously has become the shining standard in the catering industry. When you delight and consume the gastronomic delicacies at a Royalton Property, it is in recognition of Executive Chef Michael Rutigliano.

a photo of Chef Michael