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. MattnerPresident
Sonya Nicaj
Sonya NicajVIVO! Mediterranean Grill & Catering
Nikki F. Rizzo
Nikki F. RizzoDirector of Catering, One Hanover Square
Sonia Zere
Sonia ZereCatering Manager, Masterpiece Caterers
Paul Evwiehor
Paul EvwiehorGeneral Manager, VIVO! Mediterranean Grill & Catering
Mike Burgan
Mike BurganGeneral Manager, Sky 55 Bar
Marcela Barbari
Marcela BarbariOperations Manager
TBDExecutive Chef
Francisco Ortiz
Francisco OrtizChef, Café 55
Chrissy Diakogiannis
Chrissy DiakogiannisManager, Café 55
Violeta Beqiri
Violeta BeqiriAccounting Manager
Michele Cavallero
Michele CavalleroDirector of Catering, Pier A Harbor House
Victor Caballero
Victor CaballeroDIrector of Catering, 55 Water St.