Brides-to-Be are Invited to Experience the Excellence and Receive Free Event-Planning Education at Russo’s On The Bay in a Private Cocktail Party Setting and Be the First to Taste Russo’s New Wedding Menu selections


September 12, 2011; Howard Beach, NY: Since its doors opened in 1987, Russo’s On The Bay has become a landmark in the Borough of Queens, New York, exemplifying a standard of luxury that was once reserved for only the royal. On August 23rd, 2011, the company officially announced the launch of its 25th Anniversary celebration, beginning September 1st, 2011 and culminating on the 25th anniversary of the company’s launch. In honor of the 25th Anniversary Celebration, Russo’s On The Bay has several major announcements including an exclusive bridal event October 4th, 2011, to experience a ROYAL evening at Russo’s On The Bay.


This exclusive cocktail event features food, champagne, hors d’oeuvres, and entertainment. Educational speakers and guests will advise brides on planning the perfect wedding, picking the right dates and adding value at every turn in the planning process. Brides and their guests will experience the service, luxury and royal treatment that has made Russo’s on the Bay a legacy. Brides can attend with one guest and each pair will receive – Champagne, Hors D ‘Oeuvres, Music, Educational Material, Wedding Planning Advice, Gift bags featuring, Wedding Planners, Luxury Brand Giveaways, Samples, Discounts and Special Offers.


Russo’s is also proud to announce the launch of its new and improved Anniversary Wedding Menu. “As we begin our 25th Anniversary, we have updated our Wedding Menu to allow our newly engaged couples a customized affair that they will never forget,” states Mr. Russo. He describes the menu as an updated cocktail hour that highlights new, popular additions, such as our “Seafood Station”, “Peking Duck Station”, and “Steak House Station”; to name a few. This menu modernizes Russo’s traditional menu, and incorporates the a-la-carte style which we so elegantly provide at Vetro Restaurant and Lounge by Russo’s On The Bay. In keeping with this restaurant-style theme, the menu offers: an appetizer course, pasta and risotto combination, intermezzo or salad course, and our signature 11-choice entrée selection. And, because Brides deserve the very best on their special day, the package comes with a selection of the most elegantly decorated wedding cakes prepared in Russo’s very own in-house bakery by award-winning pastry Chef Marco Valencia.


The announcements don’t stop there as Russo’s also includes in its 25th Anniversary Menu the option for the bride and groom to customize their wedding to truly make it the “royal” affair they have always dreamed of. Each couple will be able to select: Butler-style Cocktail Hour items; a selection of dining room, dais, and cake tables dressed with sophisticated linens fit for a King and Queen; chair covers with embellishments; damask, satin trimmed and Wilshire napkin changes throughout the evening; a signature drink created and named after the bride and groom; superior ambiance lighting; a specialty dessert chosen by the bride and groom; and much more.


To experience a taste of Russo’s On The Bay, visit and click on the “Submit Your Entry Now” button. Contest submissions will be accepted through September 22nd and invitations will be distributed within two weeks of the event. One of the fortunate brides who attends the event will be crowned the Grand Prize. About Russo’s On The Bay


Russo’s On The Bay opened its doors in the fall of 1987. We have had the honor of hosting events spanning some of our customer’s lifetimes from baptisms to Communions to Sweet 16’s to Weddings. Our senior management team has over 200 years of combined experience directing the most lavish events and parties. We have an award-winning, highly skilled staff, proficient in all aspects of the hospitality industry, and genuinely concerned with the success of every affair. At Russo’s On The Bay, we are not only in the business of executing fine events with superlative service and exemplary cuisine, but we are here to make memories that you will cherish for a lifetime. Our other fine establishment is Vetro Restaurant and Lounge. For more information on Russo’s On The Bay, visit or call 718-843-5055.


About Frank Russo, Jr.


Russo’s On The Bay owner, Frank Russo, Jr. began his career at a young age, working in his parents’ restaurant, Villa Russo Restaurant and soon thereafter, Il Palazzo catering hall. This is where his love for food and the catering business began. He always dreamed of having his own catering hall. Finally in 1987, his dream became a reality when he opened the doors to Russo’s On The Bay. Over the years, he has successfully opened two other restaurants. Frank Russo, Jr.’s proudest accomplishment is the children’s charity which he, family and friends founded in 1995 – Angels On The Bay. Since its inception, Angels On The Bay has raised and donated over $3 million dollars for children in need of a little miracle.