BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Manor recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony as Ralph and Domenick Aquaviva celebrated their new ownership. 

On the count of three, Ralph Aquaviva cut the ceremonial ribbon as the large crowd of over 100 guests cheered on with excitement for the restaurateurs' latest acquisition. The brothers also own Delicious Heights, with restaurants in Berkeley Heights, Bedminster and Basking Ridge. In addition, they run all food and beverage services at Basking Ridge Country Club, including Basking Ridge Catering and the full  service banquet rooms that can hold over 400 guests.

Bridgewater Mayor Dan Hayes was in attendance, as well as members of the Somerset County Business Alliance and the Basking Ridge Business Alliance.

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"The Bridgewater Manor is a landmark -- I'm very excited for the brothers and their plans to rejuvenate [the facility]. It is exactly the kind of thing we need in our town," said Mayor Hayes. "I have attended meetings and events here -- I'm excited to see them join our growing commercial base."

Ralph Aquaviva thanked everyone for coming. "It's a brand new time for Bridgewater Manor," he said and welcomed everyone to take a tour and walk around -- enjoy the food and drink.

The guests enjoyed passed hors d'oeuvres from their gourmet catering menu as well as a sushi station and other delectable bites. 

Ralph and Domenick Aquaviva are excited about this new business opportunity and look forward to providing guests memorable experiences for years to come.

The catering facility has already seen interior upgrades with fresh paint and LED lighting, in addition to a new paved parking lot. There are a number of improvements the owners look to bring for an enhanced Bridgewater Manor experience in the near future, including outdoor landscaping, exterior paint, and continued indoor enhancements. 

The Bridgewater Manor is a premier banquet venue with vast gardens, award-winning cuisine and experienced service. They have a perfect room for every occasion: birthday parties, weddings, showers,  celebrations of life, reunions or any reason for a group to get together. 

For more information, please visit or call 908.658.3000.

Bridgewater Manor is located at 1251 Rte. 202/206 in Bridgewater, NJ.

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