Director of Operations

Joseph Amore is the Director of Operations at The Pines Manor. He has extensive experience in the hotel and restaurant business, working for some of the premier properties in New York City.  He has restored the century-old Pines Manor to its position as the leading and largest caterer in Central New Jersey.  Amore helped create a luxury-level of service at affordable prices.

He simultaneously built a strong social and corporate clientele leading to increased business in areas otherwise overlooked.  His commitment to custom-tailored menus, professionally-trained staff, and creating special environments meets the cultural requirements of the area’s ethnic populations.

Joe Amore is the heart and soul of the Pines Manor.  He puts everything he has into not only pleasing guests, but also creating a positive working environment where employees are encouraged to grow emotionally and professionally.

Amore’s prior experience includes 11 years serving as Director of Banquet Services at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City and as back of the house manager of the Hotel’s famed former French Restaurant, Lespinasse.  He also was the Food and Beverage Manager at another legendary property, the Pierre Hotel.

Amore is a graduate from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.