Venue and Vendor Showcase
Enjoy a night filled with conversation and refreshments! During our Venue and Vendor Showcase, you have the option to browse our two halls and talk to our banquet managers about everything party related. You can talk to our executive chief Stephen and speak to our vendors and see all that O’Connell Gardens has to offer. If you are unable to attend on April 1st, here is a brief preview of what to expect.
Executive Chief Stephen Pasetti
O’Connell Gardens Executive Chef Stephen Pasetti, has over 30 years of culinary and small business experience. Steve was born into the restaurant and service industry here in Oceanside, NY. His family owned a local diner that Steve worked in starting at age 15, this is where his passion for food began.He has a degree from the renowned Culinary Institute of America. Stephen assisted in running the family business from the back of the house as well as starting his own outside catering company. After discovering his passion for catering, he closed his family business to further his catering career with Farmer Joel’s for the next 10 years. Stephen’s love for food, his community, creativity and desire to create a sophisticated and delicious product, are just some of the many reasons you should chose O’Connell Gardens for your next affair.
Our Banquet Halls
The Grand Ballroom – The Grand Ballroom is the larger of the two rooms offered at O’Connell Gardens, seating up to 300 guests. Beautiful chandeliers with elegant lighting, contemporary decor and a sprawling dance floor make for an inviting atmosphere for any affair. Have a big family? This hall is perfect to fit all your loved ones for a night to remember!
The Starlight Room- The Starlight Room is out smaller room. This space is perfect for a more intimate affair. With seating up to 85 guests. The Starlight Room will wow you guests with its wood dance floor, charming decor and intimate lighting. Planning a bridal or baby shower? The Starlight Room is the way to go!