Lucien Rizio

Senior Event Manager

Lucien Rizio, Event Manager for Mazzone Hospitality, joined the company in March 2013 as an event manager/captain. Lucien has had experience training in every position from busser to server to event captain. Lucien attended Johnson and Wales Uni­versity in Rhode Island where he studied hotel hospitality, with a concentration in casi­nos. Before coming to Mazzone Hospitality, Lucien served at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino, where he was a captain/maitre d’ at a private fine dining restaurant and club and was responsible for increasing club memberships and dining room sales with his extensive knowledge and hospitality. “One thing I enjoy the most about managing events is simply the energy in the room. Whether a corporate function or a wedding, there is so much energy from the guest and staff. It is a pretty great feeling at the end of each night when everything we planned is executed perfectly. I love to see the cli­ent leaving happy!”