Meet the team

Our team at Masterpiece Caterers & VIVO! Mediterranean Grill & Catering has over 200 years of combined experience in the field of hospitality and event management.  From the biggest hotels and venues across multiple industries and verticals, our staff has managed exquisite events all across the tri-state New York City area.  We are here for you, and for making your event pure perfection.

Management Team

Gieto Nicaj
Gieto NicajOwner
Paul Nicaj
Paul NicajOwner

The Masterpiece Caterers Team

Kevin A. Mattner
Kevin A. MattnerVice President
Sonya Nicaj
Sonya NicajGeneral Manager, VIVO! Mediterranean Grill & Catering
Nikki F. Rizzo
Nikki F. RizzoDirector of Catering, 1 Hanover Square
Sonia Zere
Sonia ZereCatering Manager, Masterpiece Caterers
Paul Evwiehor
Paul EvwiehorManager, VIVO! Mediterranean Grill & Catering
Mike Burgan
Mike BurganManager, Sky 55 Bar
Paul Von Wieding
Paul Von WiedingChef, VIVO! Mediterranean Grill & Catering
Michael Ucciferri
Michael UcciferriChef, Company Chef
Overseeing the Culinary Teams of Masterpiece Caterers, Sky 55 Bar, Cafe 55 and VIVO! Mediterranean Grill & Catering.
Francisco Ortiz
Francisco OrtizChef, Café 55
Michele Cavallero
Michele CavalleroDirector of Catering, Pier A Harbor House
Chrissy Diakogiannis
Chrissy DiakogiannisManager, Café 55
Daniella Silone
Daniella SiloneDirector of Catering, VIVO! Mediterranean Grill & Catering
Violeta Beqiri
Violeta BeqiriAccounting Manager
Victor Caballero
Victor CaballeroDIrector of Catering, 55 Water St.