Meet Chef Justin DiBianca


Posted on April 14, 2015

Today’s staff spotlight is on our very own Justin Di Bianca. His talents in the kitchen amaze us day in and day out. We are so lucky to have him represent our culinary team and he certainly knows how to bring it! We thought it would be fun for you to learn a little bit more about the man behind the apron. Where did you grow up?Born and raised in Staten Island NY. Soon to be a resident of Old Bridge NJ. When did you know you wanted to be a chef?I watched my great aunt Mary cook Christmas Eve dinners for our family of nearly 60 at a very young age. I couldn’t have been more than 5 watching her stir the giant pot of sauce with a small boat oar.I was fascinated how one woman can cook for … Read more

Margaret and Albert: engaged!


Posted on December 3, 2014

Photographer Meely Dunn of Meely Photography (one of The Palace’s Preferred Partners) shared with us her engagement shoot with Margaret and Albert, who are getting married at The Palace on July 4, 2015. … Read more

The time of their life


Posted on August 12, 2014

We love that our brides and grooms recreate The Palace every time with their own take. They personalize our space to make their wedding their own. Fran and Michael Blank who got married on Sept. 13, 2013, just shared their wedding photos with us and we wanted showcase their décor ideas. First off, their pets are a big part of the couple’s life and their cake topper show their dog Bandit and cat Boomer. Bandit, a yellow lab, was their ring bearer and Michael proposed to Fran exactly one year prior to their wedding date with the ring tied around Bandit’s neck. For the wedding they had custom tux and ring pouch for their beloved Bandit. Their photographer Brian Delia Photography made a custom backdrop with their names and wedding date with a red carpet for photo taking. “We gave … Read more

Melissa and Joe’s wedding at The Palace


Posted on July 16, 2014

Thanks to Ben Lau Photography, we are able to share some nice photos from Melissa and Joe’s wedding at The Palace. We love seeing classic elements, the energy in our Ballroom and of course some wonderful food shots. We wish Melissa and Joe the best and love the way they showcase The Palace with their excellent taste.   … Read more

Carol and Shiloh’s dance party wedding

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Posted on July 10, 2014

For this Throwback Thursday, we are recalling Carol and Shiloh’s 2012 wedding at The Palace, which was a musical extravaganza captured by Joshua Dwain Photography. New Jersey 1990s hip-hop legends Naughty By Nature even performed at their reception. We wanted to share this joyous occasion once again.       … Read more

Introducing NRG Film Company

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Posted on June 8, 2014

The Palace is proud to announce that Noah Rosenblatt (pictured below), the owner of NRG Film Company, which films weddings, documentaries and corporate events, has become one of our Preferred Partners. Noah, who hails from the small Jersey Shore town of Loch Arbour, started making movies for his marketing clients. He stayed up until 3 a.m. working on one video and realized that making films are his passion. … Read more

Meet Meely

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Posted on May 28, 2014

Emilia “Meely” Dunn is not only on The Palace’s preferred vendor list, she was a former bride at The Palace. We are pleased to have her on board and want to introduce her to our community. We had the pleasure of interviewing her about her story, style and motivation. … Read more

Q&A with A Touch of Elegance


Posted on April 15, 2014

Lisa Plociniak is the co-owner of A Touch of Elegance Floral & Event Design along with her husband Michael. The company is a preferred vendor with The Palace and we have experienced a great partnership with them when it comes to events here. Her company offers full-service event design and has helped many of our brides complete their look. … Read more

Why not custom?


Posted on April 2, 2014

These days it’s possible to get an affordable suit that you can wear on your wedding day and many times afterwards. Unlike wedding dresses, the groom’s attire not need be a one-and-done affair. No matter what, focus on fit. Your suit should be “Mad Men” slim but not tight. These days companies like Indochino are making it easier to get a fully custom suit for a reasonable price. And unless you are having a black-tie celebration, stick to a navy or grey suit for maximum versatility for suited-up occasions post-nupitials. This Grey Suit from Indochino starts at around $449, much less than having a suit custom made by traditional means. Thank the Internet revolution for Indochino’s online customization system. Note the details here: Everything is in proportion here from the width of the shirt collar, tie and jacket lapel.   … Read more