By Sally Deering
When you step inside La Reggia restaurant in Secaucus your senses are seized by the distinct aromas of fine Italian cheeses and a warm and inviting atmosphere where tables are dressed in white linens and the wait staff is dressed in long white aprons â€“ an homage to fine European restaurants where food and service are of the highest caliber.Â Â
Â Once you are seated at one of those beautifully dressed tables in the warm glow of La Reggiaâ€™s inviting dining room, you can understand why itâ€™s affectionately called â€œThe Little Italy of Secaucus.â€Â
Â La Reggia serves Italian-American cuisine prepared with only the freshest vegetables, seafood and meats that go straight from the marketplace to the chefâ€™s kitchen and then to your plate. Â Co-owners Chef Enzo Carputo and Alfonso Corbosiero set the standards high at La Reggia and ever since it opened its doors in 1998, those standards continue to be met.
Â Chef Enzo creates exquisite Italian dishes that surprise, impress and ultimately satisfy beyond expectation. In his own words, â€œI want to educate the people, I want them to know what real Italian Food is,â€ he says.
Born in Naples, Italy, Enzo Carputo came to the U.S. in 1980 and settled down in New Jersey. He learned to cook at a young age and his talent led to a career as Executive Chef for several fine restaurants where his dishes earned Five-Star ratings. At La Reggia, Chef Enzo will sometimes step away from the stove to visit with the guests in his dining room. Continue reading La Reggia Restaurant, Banquets & Lounge Fine Italian Dining at â€œThe Little Italy of Secaucusâ€