Memorymakers

Meet the Hotel du Village team
Chef Christine Ayers

Executive Chef Christine graduated from the Culinary Institute of America, and forged her reputation as a culinary artist with outstanding mentors in the finest kitchens in Manhattan, including Restaurant Daniel, and in New Jersey at the Ryland Inn and the Farmhouse. She is a member of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs.

Christine Ayers

Executive Chef
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Lindsay Gilardi always had a passion for the hospitality industry. She graduated from Kansas Sate University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. Lindsay started her career with the Hyatt Hotel Corporation. She gained hands on experience while working in operations. Lindsay has had the pleasure to work with brides, professional event coordinators and has executed events up to 700 people. Lindsay’s drive to exceed her clients expectations is never ending. Lindsay is a very detail oriented professional in the hospitality industry and really understands how to go above and beyond to make her clients happy. Her favorite part of the job is meeting different people and connecting their vision into a reality.

Lindsay Gilardi

Director of Catering
Liza Stankowski

Liza began her career at just 14 in a New Jersey Country Club as a prep cook. This started the great passion for the food and service industry. Managing Emeril’s Italian Table and planning events for up to 80 guests cultivated her desire to create a train, mentor, and development program for the staff to grow with these events and appreciate the passion that goes into a single plate. She is most proud of booking and planning a James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour dinner working with many JB Award winners and nominees. Liza is more honored than words can say to have the privilege to work side by side with Hotel du Village team and is overjoyed that she gets to help couples plan their special day in a place that holds such a distinguished place in her heart.

Liza Stankowski

Event Stylist
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A strong reputation for trustworthiness and fairness has followed Kristen throughout her 18-year career in sales. One of her favorite parts of her job is the strong relationships she’s built with both clients and fellow employees.

Kristen George

Director of Corporate Sales
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Allison Ricciardi

Office Manager