TEANECK, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 04/01/13 -- Pancetta Regional Kitchen and Wine Bar, located within the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe, has been one of the top places to eat in northern New Jersey since it opened its doors in the summer of 2012. Now, after a $15-million renovation and the introduction of a new food and beverage director, the foodie favorite is poised to offer even more to its diners.
The Italian restaurant in Teaneck, NJ now features a modern aesthetic, state-of-the-art kitchen, restaurant buffet line and the space to accommodate up to 100 diners, making it a destination for small celebrations and grand gatherings alike.
The restaurant also added something -- or rather someone -- new to its menu in the form of a new food and beverage director. In his new role, Christopher Cassese oversees Pancetta as well as the Hackensack, NJ hotel's Glenpointe Bar, Great Room, in-room dining and catering. Cassese brings nearly 25 years of experience to the table, starting at just 15 as a dishwasher and working his way up through kitchens and hotel restaurants and operations before landing his current position at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe.
Pancetta Regional Kitchen and Wine Bar focuses on offering authentic Italian dishes at an affordable price, which is why its fans are both guests of the New Jersey Turnpike hotel and residents from the local area. Its weekday salad and pasta bar lunch is perfect for business meetings, and the express combos of pastas, calzones and sandwiches mean diners can get a hearty meal without going over their lunch hour.
In the evening, share a hand-tossed thin-crust pizza and a bottle from the extensive wine list with someone special. Those with a bigger appetite can dig into signature items including pancetta scallops, meatballs with ricotta cheese and pasta with "Sunday" gravy.
About the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe
Guests of the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe can access the excitement of New York City, just 15 minutes away, without sacrificing the relaxation, space and comfort they crave when on the road. Offering luxurious accommodations, elegant event facilities and modern amenities, this northern New Jersey hotel is a top choice with business travelers and brides alike, who use the hotel's 26,500 square feet of event space to make an impact whether hosting a meeting or a wedding. And, with a location at the intersection of I-95 and I-80 and close to Newark Airport, the hotel is convenient for out-of-town and local guests alike.
Guest rooms are elegantly appointed with plush bedding and a 37-inch HDTV, and also offer conveniences including high-speed Internet access and a work space with ergonomic chair. Concierge-level accommodations offer upgraded amenities and services including lounge access.
Sports and entertainment fans can catch their favorites at the IZOD Center and Meadowlands Sports Complex, home to the NFL Giants and Jets. Before a night out, head to Glen Lounge for a quick bite, or return for a glass of wine or locally crafted beer at the Wine Bar. Celebrate something -- or someone -- special at Pancetta Regional Kitchen and Wine Bar, featuring Italian recipes prepared with responsibly sourced ingredients. For a day of relaxation, start at the fitness center before receiving a pampering treatment at The Spa at Glenpointe.
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Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe
100 Frank W Burr Boulevard
Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
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