Riverfront Recapture Announces Partnership With Riverhouse Catering

December 14, 2017, Hartford, CT: Riverfront Recapture has selected Riverhouse Catering, a division of Riverhouse Hospitality, to be the exclusive caterer for private events at the Greater Hartford Jaycees Community Boathouse. Located in historic Riverside Park, the boathouse is Hartford’s only riverfront event venue, available for corporate events, weddings, holiday parties and more from May through December.

“The Greater Jaycees Community Boathouse is an excellent venue to host private events and we are thrilled to be partnering with a first class caterer like Riverhouse Catering to bring more people into Riverside Park”, said Michael Zaleski, president and CEO of Riverfront Recapture.

Riverfront Recapture has worked with Riverhouse Catering for several years and chose to make the partnership an exclusive one to provide a seamless process for those hosting an event at the boathouse, from menu selection to event-day details. Riverhouse Catering is also the exclusive caterer for the New Britain Museum of American Art and the Nehemiah Brainerd House Bed & Breakfast.

“All of us at Riverhouse Catering are incredibly excited to bring our award winning food and service to The Boathouse. We aim to bring life to the riverfront in supporting great occasions like weddings, fundraisers and corporate receptions! Thank you to Riverfront Recapture for the opportunity!” said Dana Montanari, Director of Sales for Riverhouse Catering

Jim Bucko, Managing Partner of Riverhouse Catering’s parent company Riverhouse Hospitality added “We look forward to putting the marketing power of Riverhouse Hospitality into bringing many more special events to The Boathouse. The Boathouse is such a beautiful location on the Connecticut River. This is going to be a great partnership.”

The Greater Hartford Jaycees Community Boathouse can accommodate up to 150 people for a sit-down dinner, 230 for standing receptions and more than a thousand people if you incorporate tenting outdoor tents. To learn more, or to arrange a tour contact Riverhouse Catering at (860) 404-5051 or visit their website at RiverhouseCatering.com

About Riverfront Recapture:
For more than 35 years, Riverfront Recapture has been fulfilling our mission to connect people to the Connecticut River. When Riverfront was founded in 1981, MetroHartford was completely cut off from the Connecticut River by Interstate 91. We led the effort to reconnect with the river in ways that enhance quality of life and make our region a better place to work, live and play. The creation of Mortensen Riverfront Plaza in Downtown Hartford, Charter Oak Landing in South Hartford and Great River Park in East Hartford, and restoration of Riverside Park in North Hartford has given millions of people access to Connecticut’s most beautiful natural resource. Our four parks and Riverwalk trail system cover 148 acres along 3.5 miles of the Connecticut River. Riverfront offers a full calendar of events and programs ranging from fireworks and Dragon Boat racing to free weekly yoga and youth adventure programs. The revitalization of the Riverfront has led to renewed interest in the Connecticut River and vast improvements in the river’s condition. Our work has earned national recognition and awards, including the Waterfront Center’s Excellence on the Waterfront Top Honor. Riverfront is dedicated to building on the bold vision of a beautiful riverfront park system that is highly recognized and widely utilized regional asset.

About Riverhouse Catering: Riverhouse Catering has been serving memories throughout Connecticut for over ten years. No matter what type of occasion we host for you, we believe life is full of dramatic experiences to be remembered and celebrated. Moments filled with fresh food, presented well, and bursting with bold flavors. Memories served by a staff that has made it their life’s work to exceed client expectations, and who hunger for vibrant customer experiences. And that is the real difference between Riverhouse Catering and other fine caterers you’ll find on your journey through the planning of life’s events. We are Dramatic, Bold and Passionate – the way life should be.

Contact: Tara Cantor, 860-713-3131 x313 or tcantor@riverfront.org

Photos available upon request; photos from 2016 are available for download here.

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