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Dining

The Villa Roma has a verity of dining options for any type of appetite or occasion. Our nine locations will make sure that whether you’re craving a slice of pizza or a Filet Mignon we’ll have you covered. We offer both indoor and outdoor dining, that way even if you’re tied up on the golf course, pool, or ski hill you won’t have to step away to feed yourself. All locations are open to the general public, though reservations during peak season are appreciated.

About the Chef

Jose Rivas

The Villa Roma Resort, located in the Sullivan Catskills of New York State, is honored to welcome our brand new Executive Chef, Jose Rivas, to our upstairs main dining room. Having started his culinary education locally at Sullivan County Community College he fits right in here at the Villa Roma. Changes are already being seen as he restructures the kitchen. Born in El Salvador he came to the United States when he was just six, his family helped him into the field, and as he grew older he became more and more passionate about the kitchen. He started paying attention to the chefs at The Raleigh Hotel where he started as a dishwasher, and became impressed and inspired by their ability to create meals with such passion and strived to do the same. He climbed the ladder at The Raleigh Hotel and soon took on his first position as Executive Chef in 2004. From there, he traveled to Las Vegas with his wife to work at the Flamingo Resort as a Sous Chef. Coming back to New York State he started a family and had three lovely children. Jose currently resides with his family locally in Monticello. He continued his passion at places such as The Nevele Grand Hotel, Camp Echo, Hudson Valley Resort, and Honor’s Haven, all located in New York. He loves creating so much that if he weren’t involved with food he would use his skills of precision to become a carpenter and build houses. Though he loves the kitchen his advice to people that aspire to be a chef would be, be cautious. The kitchen has become his life, and he gives it everything he has, one must learn to balance their life when you work in the kitchen. He believes that every dish that leaves his kitchen should look as though it was made for your own personal wedding day.

Nate Lukaszonas

Nate Lukaszonas will be starting as Executive Sous Chef. Born and raised in Rochester NY, Nate has traveled to all ends of the U.S. from Monterey, California, St. Pete Beach, Florida, and Scottsdale, Arizona where he attended and graduated from Scottsdale Culinary Institute. He follows Chefs like Daniel Humm, Grant Achatz, and Thomas Keller which help him expand his techniques within the kitchen. He has used this knowledge to teach cooking classes and share what he has become fluent within his past twenty years in the industry. Being a chef, he has very high-end taste buds and enjoys meals like pork pho and crispy squid from one of his favorite Vietnamese restaurants, Sea, in Rochester, New York. Nate’s favorite protein to work with is duck; making things like pan-seared duck breast or duck jus, but also enjoys making things such as white bean ragout, carrot ginger purée, and grilled asparagus.  In his free time, Nate enjoys playing golf, watching college hockey, and participating in American Culinary Federation events. He is looking forward to being a part of the Villa Roma team and relocating to the Catskills. 

With summer just around the corner, The Villa Roma Resort will be buzzing as always. As a guest of the hotel or just as a local resident in the area, we welcome you to visit and try our new taste at all of our food outlets, from our poolside grill to our up class main dining room. Enjoy.

Main Dining Room  | 
Example Menu

Breakfast:  Mon-Fri: 8-9:30am;  Sat & Sun:  8-10am

Dinner:  Sun-Thur:  6–7:30pm    Fri & Sat:  6:30-8:30p

Located on the third floor of the Resort’s Main Building, our regal Main Dining Room is beautifully decorated in rich blue and gold tones accented by soaring chandeliers and hand painted wall murals. Most Breakfasts and Dinners are included in our meal package stays are served in this welcoming and comfortable setting. Semi formal wear is appreciated. Breakfast is fully served and includes juices, fresh fruit, morning pastries, hot or cold cereal, all style eggs, French toast, pancakes and selections of breakfast meats. Dinners feature Italian and American style cuisine. The dinner menus offer appetizer, choices of soup or pasta, salad, selections of entrée choices and delicious desserts. In addition, our famous Caesar’s Night menu is a weekly feature with a seven course feast fit for a king.

Reservations Required for Dinner
18% Gratuity added to all a la carte orders
Hours subject to change

Roman Garden Café  | 
Example Menu

11am – 9pm, late night menu available from 9pm – 11pm

The former chief of the main dining room, Peter Selthafner, will be leading the team in our Roman Garden Café. Located on the first floor with a view of our grand lobby, the Roman Garden Café is open for Lunch & Dinner. Decorated in eclectic tones of greens, rust and gold, and grays, with life-size marble Roman statues and fountain. The rust tiles in the café provided an informal but sophisticated location for meals.

Lunch items include wraps, burgers, salads, Paninis, deli sandwiches and hot homemade specials. Dinner is traditional American diner styled food varied with offerings of pasta dishes, grilled specialties, steaks, chops and creative nightly specials.

  • Open for Lunch & Dinner

  • Chef Peter Selthafner

  • Traditional American diner style dinner

Cappo Dolce Coffee & Ice Cream Parlor  | 
Menu

Open from 8am-2pm;  5pm-11pm

Located right off our main lobby, Cappo Dolce serves 15 different flavors of ice cream and Starbucks brand coffee. This parlor is a 50’s atmosphere complete with chrome finish and a checkered floor. The pops of red are bound to bring out your appetite for sweets. Along with ice cream we have Italian ices and other desserts and pastries made fresh daily. Join us early for your morning cup of coffee and paper of choice, or late night after shows to play a game picked out of our new board game corner. Either way we’ll have cured your sweet tooth by the end of the night.

  • A variety of desserts for everyone

  • Conveniently located near main lobby

  • Board games for family fun

The Grille Room  | 
Menu

Open during our golf season the Grille Room is the perfect place to grab a bite or drink in-between rounds. The menu consists of pub-style breakfasts and lunches with both indoor and outdoor seating, or if you’re in a hurry to get back to the green we also offer a takeout menu. You can also relax after your game with a drink and catch your favorite sport on one of our many TV’s at the bar. Located just off of our 18th hole, hotel guests as well as and golfers are invited to visit the Grille Room and enjoy the magnificent golf course and Catskill mountain views.

  • Indoor and outdoor seating

  • Takeout menu available

  • Conveniently located off 18th hole

Eleanor’s Country Kitchen  | 
Menu

Open 7:30am – 8pm Daily

This New York styled pizzeria and deli is now open all year round! Our deli is stocked with Boar’s Head meats and our $10 pizza every Wednesday and Sunday. Eleanor’s is newly renovated with many convenience store items in stock. The convenience store attached carries things like milk, breads, beer, penny candy, deli meats, ice cream, desserts and pastries, novelties, and more. Eleanor’s will even have a selection of local products that you can only find in the Catskills. Eleanor’s is for anything you might need. Eleanor’s is open to hotel guests as well as all local residents. With new specials added daily! Call to find out their hours for the current season 845-887-4880 x4525

  • Grocery and personal care items available

  • Open all year round

  • $10 pizzas every Wednesday and Sunday

The Villa Roma Resort is proud to announce that local photographer Rich Klein, author of The Catskills of Sullivan County: A Photography Journey, has fine art prints on display and for sale inside Eleanor’s Country Kitchen.

Klein, a resident of Jeffersonville who also lived in Bethel for a decade, will be displaying photographs from his 2016 book as well as other more recent works that show the beauty of Sullivan County’s Catskills.

He started Rich Klein New York Photography in 2013 and since then has shot events for organizations like the Sullivan County Visitors Association and the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce. Klein has also taken photos for The Fat Lady Café in Kauneonga Lake where some of his prints will soon be on display, and The Downtown Barn in Liberty. He has also been hired to shoot engagement sessions, outdoor weddings, maternity/newborns, boudoir and also enjoys street and concert photography. Since 2017, Klein has worked as a freelance photographer/reporter for The Sullivan County Democrat.

Klein grew up in Massapequa Park, Long Island. In 2014, he coauthored his first photography book, Massapequa: A Pictorial History Through The Eyes of Baby Boomers. That led to a pair of permanent displays in his hometown – one at an urgent care center and the other at the Massapequa Public Library — plus 20 month-long exhibits in Nassau County during 2015-16.

Pool Grill  |  

Closed For the Season

Located adjacent to the outdoor pool area, the Pool Grill area is open daily from June through Labor Day during pool hours. Indoor and outdoor seating is available. Enjoy a poolside snack, a full meal, or drink while lounging in the sun. Not only do we have snacks, salads, Panini, cold treats such as ice cream and yogurts, but we have a full bar for tropical cocktails complete with umbrellas and everything. All this while you work on your tan and listen to live outdoor performers from your favorite Villa Roma bands.

  • Full bar for tropical cocktails

  • Indoor and outdoor seating

  • Savory snacks, sweet treats, and full grill food

The Clubhouse Dining Room  |  

FOR EVENTS ONLY

The Clubhouse has a whole new look with interior renovations. Open year round for catering events and special occasions. The Clubhouse is a great place to hold your venue for your weddings, birthday, prom, family reunions, showers, and much more. Food is prepared by our catering chef, Rich Cina, giving your event the perfect touch, or should we say taste. Not only does our Clubhouse kitchen service the Dining Room, but it also offers you the opportunity for fully catered events at the Barn on Hubbard.

  • Open all year for events

  • Beautiful special occasion venue

  • Event catering available

Ski Chalet Snack Bar  |  

CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

The Chalet snack bar is open all skiing hours during the winter season. In-between runs down the slopes stop inside at the snack bar for some hot food. The snack bar offers a quick cup of hot chocolate or coffee to warm you up and defrost your fingers, or sit down in our large seating area to enjoy a full meal. Choose from hot dogs, hamburgers, tenders and fries, salads, parfaits, pizza, or one of our daily specials. Our snow sports can keep you at the ski hill all day, running from 10am to 9pm on Fridays, without going back to the resort there’s only one place to fill your bellies fast to get back out. Skiing will only build your appetite higher. Call the ski hill at 845-482-2028 for more information.

  • Hot food and beverages for warming up

  • Open skiing hours during the winter season

  • Large seating area for all

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