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Memorymaker {noun} one who sets the scene for creating life’s most memorable moments.

Award winning restauranteurs, goodwill ambassadors, and Chief Memorymakers; Jeanne and Frank Cretella, have been redefining hospitality for more than 2 decades with their iconic group, Landmark Hospitality. Featuring a portfolio of over 13, historical and architecturally unique restaurants and venues, they have created a company truly built on relationships. The Cretellas core values highlight, nurturing connections to the communities they serve, collaborating with their team and the ensuring lifelong memories for the guests that visit. Recently, Jeanne and Frank, have introduced their daughter Madeline into the fold, continuing the proud legacy of the family, and cementing the continuation of the female led hospitality company.

Philanthropically rich, Landmark Hospitality, recently founded two foundations in addition to its long running “H.U.G” (Help Us Give) program; “The Art of Hospitality: Path to Success” and “Hospitality Workers Alliance: Supporting Needs & Dreams”, both designed to benefit food and beverage industry professionals. The Art of Hospitality will be headquartered in the revitalized downtown of Plainfield, NJ, and focuses on the local community. Its primary goal is to provide a comprehensive educational program to men and women looking to gain pertinent job skills to create a better life for both themselves and their families. Spearheaded by Chef David Felton; the facility houses over 30,000 sq ft of classrooms and learning kitchens. With training modules that include; cheese and bread making, support for starting a restaurant concept and developing a hydroponic farm.   This ties in intimately to the Hospitality Workers Alliance, as valued hospitality workers and families are provided opportunities for scholarships, legal funds for immigration issues, potential investment partners for entrepreneurial startups, on-staff social worker to assist with special family issues and immediate access to an emergency fund.

Landmark Hospitality is not only a leader in the industry but a strong supporter of the communities they serve and the long-term health and well-being of each memorymaker.

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