Richfield Regency Principals Debut New Venue as Destination for Private Events
WEST ORANGE, NJ – November 18, 2015 – 4Sixty6 is thrilled to announce its acquisition, recently being purchased by locally renowned caterers Bill Zolna and Jude Roppatte. The dynamic duo has previously built an impressive reputation as Principals of the Richfield Regency in nearby Verona, New Jersey. Zolna and Roppatte now bring their continued success to the newly renamed and remodeled 4Sixty6 Caterers, transforming the location into a destination for special events including banquets, corporate gatherings, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs and the like.
“We are honored to be taking the reins at one of New Jersey’s top venues, and look forward to maintaining its reputation as we bring years of event experience to this one-of-a-kind space,” shared Bill Zolna.
Formerly the #1 nightclub in the state of New Jersey, the newly conceptualized venue in West Orange features more than 20,000 square feet of space, a 70,000-watt audio system, a fully LED lit and controlled facility, rotating dance floor and fireplace, liquid nitrogen system for state-of-the-art special effects, cathedral-height ceilings, and the largest disco ball in the country. 4Sixty6 Caterers will be the first and only banquet hall that was originally designed from the ground up to be a nightclub. The amenities of the space offer luxurious and completely customizable options for each client who utilizes the facility.
The space is equipped to host party configurations from as intimate as 100 guests to a grand gathering of up to 1,000. Guests can experience a range of award-winning menu options while enjoying a beautiful atmosphere and gorgeous décor. Custom packages can be designed to portray exactly what the client envisions for their event with eloquent execution.
For additional information, please visit www.4sixty6caterers.com
About Bill Zolna:
William “Bill” Zolna is one of New Jersey’s top catering industry veterans with over 40 years of experience. Launching his career at Short Hills Caterers as Director of Food and Beverage and later General Manager, Zolna single-handedly managed over 300 service staff and oversaw a $1.5 million renovation. For 10 years Zolna led the Wilshire Grand Caterers and Hotel as Principal and General Manager, where he oversaw construction for The Loft - an alternative event space offering sophisticated industrial locale for individually designed events. There, his custom events generated over $3.5 million in annual revenue. It was in 2001 that Zolna became a true industry leader when he partnered with Jude Roppatte as Principal and General Manager of Richfield Regency Caterers, where together they rejuvenated the business into one of the most sought after event locations in New Jersey. In late 2015, Zolna and his partner Jude Roppatte acquired 4Sixty6, one of the Northeast’s premiere event locations and are bringing their extensive catering and event experience to 4Sixty6 Caterers, creating an immersive event and catering experience. Now that Zolna and Jude Roppatte have rejuvenated 4Sixty6 Caterers, they will continue to its position it as one of the top custom banquet and event locations in New Jersey.
About Jude Roppatte:
Jude Roppatte is one of New Jersey’s premiere catering and event experts. His career in the industry launched alongside the opening of the Glenpointe Marriott in Teaneck, where he served as Banquet Maitre D’ for five years. His experience furthered as he continued on to Richfield Regency in Verona, NJ, where he served as General Manager for seven years. Roppatte established himself as an industry leader in 1995 when he purchased the renowned banquet hall, serving as owner for the past 20 years. In that time, Roppatte formed his partnership with Bill Zolna to establish Richfield as one of the top event locations in New Jersey. In late 2015, Roppatte and his partner Bill Zolna acquired 4Sixty6, one of the Northeast’s premiere event locations and are bringing their extensive catering and event experience to 4Sixty6 Caterers, creating an immersive event and catering experience. Now that Roppatte and Bill Zolna have rejuvenated 4Sixty6 Caterers, they will continue to its position it as one of the top custom banquet and event locations in New Jersey.