Landmark Family Portraits: Danielle, Ken, Rocco, and Orlando

In the first installment of Landmark Family Portraits, we meet four of the stars that keep the Liberty House Restaurant operating as one of the best restaurants and wedding venues in New Jersey.

 

Danielle Villa

 

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Name:
Danielle Villa

Position:
Banquet Director

Years with Landmark Hospitality:
20+

Originally From:
Brooklyn, NY

Proudest life moment…
The birth of my beautiful children!

What quality do you most admire in others?
Creativity, edginess, honesty and being personable

What do you do when not working?
Spending time with my 4 beautiful daughters, husband & 4 rescue Dachshunds!


Ken Trickilo

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Name:
Ken Trickilo

Position:
Executive Chef

Years with Landmark Hospitality:
March of 2017 will be 6 years

Originally From:
Paterson, NJ but I grew up in West Milford, NJ

Proudest life moment…
The birth of our daughter Olivia

What quality do you most admire in others?
That everyone I work with shares the same goals, and it all starts with the love of being in the kitchen and cooking great food for others. We are all here to make our guests happy.

What do you do when not working?
Spin Class & also love to go fishing with the family up the lake


Rocco Santini

Name:
Rocco Santini

Position:
Bar Manager

Years with Landmark Hospitality:
10 years

Originally From:
Nutley, NJ

Proudest life moment…
My soon-to-be newborn daughter!

What quality do you most admire in others?
I admire loyalty and honesty in people

What do you do when not working?
When I’m not working I’m usually at home doing something low-key with my family. 


Orlando Ramos

Name:
Orlando Ramos

Position:
General Manager

Years with Landmark Hospitality:
1.5 years

Originally From:
Morris County, NJ

Proudest life moment…
The day my first child, Alexandra, was born. Then repeated when my other two children, Maddy and Leo, were born.

What quality do you most admire in others?
A positive attitude. “At a minimum, the glass is always half filled.”

What do you do when not working?
I enjoy traveling and trying new wines and cuisines. I especially love cooking with my wife and children as a family.