Recipe | Cooking Parties by Chez Vous

Recipe is a mobile cooking class & catering company founded by Ettore Mazzei, the founder and head chef of Chez Vous Catering and Party Rentals. Chez Vous was started in 1986, thirty years ago and has been the go-to catering company for high-end clients such as David Tutera and VH1’s Mob Wives.

At a recipe party, residents of luxury condominiums and apartment complexes come together for a social gathering.

About Chef Ettore

Ettore Mazzei chef & owner of Recipe started dishwashing at Lucchese’s House of Seafood at the age of 12. From 12 to 18 he worked in all areas of the Restaurant to include prep chef, sauté chef, busboy, waiter & bartender. At 18 he started working for the award winning executive chef Gerardo Campitiello at the Alps as a chef & tableside waiter. There he mastered French & Italian Sauces, Saute Station & tableside cooking to include homemade Caesar Salad, Steak Au Poivre, Crepes Suzette, Strawberry Zambione & more. He opened the Monte Bianco with Chef Campitiello a 400 seat catering hall and ran the catering hall as banquet Manager & Maitre’d. At 23 he started Chez Vous caterers from the basement of his house with $2000. In 1987 he moved Chez Vous to the first-floor storefront of Edgewater Hall. In 1997 he purchased the building and expanded Chez Vous to include the 2nd & 3rd-floor lofts. In 1998 he opened Dock Street Bar & Grill in the cellar. In 2004 he purchased Shandelee Lake Inn in the Catskill Mountains, where he caters weekend weddings. Today Chez Vous caters in the tri-state area to the hip & stylish.

For Booking

Please keep in mind that Recipe parties are primarily for condominiums and apartment buildings that offer luxury amenities to their residents. If you manage a condominium or book events for the tenants of one, Recipe parties are for you!

If you’re interested in booking a party , please call us at (718) 720-0900 or fill out the contact form below:

Chez Vous, catering to the hip & stylish for over 30 years.

Whether you select Edgewater Hall or Shandelee Lake Inn as your party site or you have your own unique type of location in mind, Chez Vous Catering and Party Rentals promises to plan your affair with distinction.

Serving the tri state area, we specialize in on-site and off-premise catering. We can host your event at Edgewater Hall or bring our services to you!

For booking, please call us at (718) 720-0900

Street Address: 691 Bay Street. Staten Island, NY 10304

As Seen on My Fair Wedding

Chez Vous was a featured caterer on My Fair Wedding with David Tutera. To watch a clip and learn more about our appearance on the show: click here

As Seen On Inspired Bride


Inspired Bride

Our 100 Years of Wedding Dresses project, which uses the historic Edgewater Hall as a backdrop was featured on Inspired Bride: click here

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