Bay Ridge Natives, Ted Nugent and Michael Esposito teamed up to bring new ownership to The Belvedere Club to provide a luxurious venue to Staten Island and conserve a piece of important history. 

The Belvedere Club Executive Chef and restaurateur Massimo Felici’s passion for food started as a young boy growing up in New York. He started his career in the Restaurant business in Manhattan.


Through the following years he kept on moving up the ladder over many other fine Italian establishments in New York such as, Cipriani's, Giambelli, Da Umberto, Meza Luna (in California),  Canastels, and more.