Montclair, NJ – Montclair’s own Maxey Hayse Design Studios, Inc. is named 2014 Architectural Design Firm of the year by the New Jersey Restaurant Association (NJRA). The nomination was made by the New Jersey Restaurant Association Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and Chairman.

Maxey Hayse takes pride in being located in Montclair and also serving the local restaurant and hospitality industry. The award is to be presented at the Annual Robert B Connelly Golf Outing and Hall of Fame Awards dinner in September. We are honored to be nominated and to also become part of this prestigious group of award winners.

Established in 1942 the New Jersey Restaurant Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting restaurants  " The members of the NJRA celebrate the heritage of some of America’s most legendary restaurants and neighborhood eateries. It is also a direct link to the elected officials and policy leaders whose decisions impact every restaurant owner’s opportunity for success. " Marilou Halvorsen, NJRA President

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About Maxey Hayse Design Studios, Inc.

Established in 1992, the firm's emphasis has been on restaurant and hospitality design. President, Susan Pitaccio has her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology located in NYC.

Ms. Pitaccio resides in Montclair and brought the firm to Montclair 5 years ago. Maxey Hayse and Susn Pitaccio are deeply immersed in Montclair’s thriving restaurant industry, school community, montclair culture, and the amazing MFF. One of the our most recent Montclair projects is the successful Scala Del Nonna restaurant on Church Street.

Maxey Hayse Design Studios takes pride in helping restaurant owners develop interior design concepts that transform their restaurant spaces into an environment that has a unified interior brand. In addition, working to create a restaurant experience that is both inviting and unique to all customers.

Maxey Hayse Design Studios clients include:

Scala Del Nonna - Montclair, NJ

4 Points Sheraton  - Long Island City, NY

Blu -  Red Bank, NJ

Holiday Inn - Princeton, NJ

Tiff’s Restaurants owned by Tony Siragusa & Micheal Romanelli in various locations

Crystal Spring’s Golf Resort -  Vernon, NJ

Mad Hatter - Sea Bright, NJ

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