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RAVE REVIEWS
Our members enjoyed the Delegates Dining room venue and the staff was very friendly and attentive. The food was delicious and we had a gorgeous view to enjoy during our reception!

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This was one of the best events I have attended. The staff at the DDR outdid themselves! To see [the DDR] for a private event in the evening, with backdrop of the city lights, was spectacular!

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Thank you so much for the fabulous luncheon you put together for us today! It was a wonderful and very successful event. People raved about the food and the venue. The staff was terrific and responsive.

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Thank you for a tremendous event yesterday. It was very well received by the partners and clients. The food, ambiance and staff were impeccable.

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Thanks again for another successful PSF! Year after year we keep getting better! Thanks for all the well wishes!

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Thank you so much for such as amazing event! It was a genuine treat to visit the Delegates Dining Room at the UN. The space was beautiful, the view was stunning, the food was delicious and the staff could not have been more hospitable.

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A note to express my thanks and appreciation to you and your team for making our event such a lovely and memorable evening. I know how hard you worked to make the evening so wonderful!

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Sincere appreciation for you and your team for exceptional efforts in coordinating and supporting our events at the DDR. We arranged a number of meetings, exhibitions and events and their outcome [was] successful due to the high efficiency, professionalism and great support of your team member.

Our Team 1 – Lee Hayden

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Lee Hayden
DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EVENTS & CATERING
THE DELEGATES DINING ROOM AT THE UN
Lee Hayden joined the CulinArt sales team at the Delegates Dining Room (DDR) at the United Nations in 2010. He enjoys many responsibilities and leads a special events team providing support to our UN clients their affiliates, and a growing external client base.
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Our Team 3 – Rudy Lasher

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Rudy Lasher
DIRECTOR OF DINING SERVICES
THE DELEGATES DINING ROOM AT THE UN
Rudy is committed to ensuring that every guest experience begins and ends with a smile. A graduate of Penn State’s Hospitality Program in 2006, Rudy has applied his vast experience and passion for the hospitality industry to the day to day management of many of the UN’s customer hospitality programs, including the Delegates Dining Room, which is open to both UN staff and the public weekdays with an international prix fixe lunch.
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Our Team 4 – Mayuri Patel

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Mayuri Patel
SR. SPECIAL EVENTS & CATERING MANAGER
THE DELEGATES DINING ROOM AT THE UN
Mayuri’s journey began as CEO of Réve.ology Events, a national high-end event planning company. Her solid leadership skills and ability to influence multi-level management inspired her to bring a wealth management firm to the United Nations Delegates Dining Room and plan their high level, three day summit.
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Our Team 5 – Lauren Campanella

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Lauren Campanella
SPECIAL EVENTS & CATERING SALES MANAGER
THE DELEGATES DINING ROOM AT THE UN
Successful professionals love the work they do and that is evident when you watch Lauren in action with a bright smile across her face! Lauren joined the CulinArt catering team at the United Nations with previous experience planning events and activities at an outdoor sports and adventure resort in the Berkshire Mountains.
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Our Team 6 – Raja Rajraji

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Raja Rajraji
ASSISTANT SPECIAL EVENTS & CATERING MANAGER
THE DELEGATES DINING ROOM AT THE UN
Raja started her career with CulinArt in 2012, executing luxury social events throughout the Northeast. With her family’s career in hospitality as inspiration, Raja’s passion and interest in the hospitality industry grew. Her strength in operations and logistics makes her strategic team member to the CulinArt family.
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