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Joe Felice


Originally from Wayne, New Jersey, Joe Felice has owned celebrated restaurants since the age of twenty-two. In 1992, he opened his first establishment, The Gourmet Café in Parsippany, New Jersey, which delivered savory and creative Italian cuisine for fifteen years and is still very successful under new ownership. From 2005 to 2009 he owned Casa Di Amici in Denville, NJ where he provided customers with the same high-quality food and service. In 2016, Joe embarked on a new adventure and opened Viaggio Ristorante in his hometown of Wayne, New Jersey with his son Chef Robbie Felice. In 2017 Viaggio was nominated as one of New Jersey’s “Best New Restaurants” and in 2018, ranked among “New Jersey’s 30 Best Restaurants.” In 2019, Felice was proud to open a second restaurant with his son, Osteria Crescendo, in Westwood, New Jersey.