Colonie, N.Y. – Mazzone Hospitality will serve as the exclusive provider of catering and culinary services for the forthcoming Hearst Media Center, located adjacent to the Times Union headquarters at 645 Albany-Shaker Road in Colonie, NY.

Under the agreement, Mazzone Hospitality will provide all culinary services for the new 11,000-square-foot conference and events facility, which is set to officially open in early May. The space features a 300-seat main conference center and two smaller conference rooms, all fully equipped with audio visual presentation tools. The space is designed for conferences, meetings and seminars.

Function guests at the Hearst Media Center will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of high-quality food and beverage offerings from Mazzone Hospitality, including specially designed selections for breakfast, lunch, dinner, break-out sessions and cocktail functions.

“We are thrilled to be involved in such an outstanding project for the Capital Region. Our versatility in catering a diverse array of events combined with our commitment to quality food and local ingredients make this an ideal match,” said Mazzone Hospitality Owner Angelo Mazzone. “We look forward to working with the Times Union to create outstanding and memorable events at the Hearst Media Center.”

The Hearst Media Center will host its inaugural event – a breakfast hosted by the Times Union’s Capitol Confidential team – on Tuesday, May 9, 8-10 a.m. During the event moderated by Times Union State Editor Casey Seiler, state legislative leaders will discuss the issues that will shape the conclusion of the 2017 session. Audience members will be offered the opportunity to submit questions. Admission is $15 for the general public; $5 for students. For more information or to make reservations, call (518) 454-5479.

“We at the Times Union are truly excited for the opening of the Hearst Media Center and the start of this partnership with Mazzone Hospitality,” said George R. Hearst III, CEO and publisher of the Times Union.  “Mazzone is a brand that is synonymous with quality dining in the area. That Mazzone is our partner underscores our commitment that the Hearst Media Center will be the pre-eminent location for hosted conversation in the Capital Region.”

In addition to the Hearst Media Center, Mazzone Catering is the official catering company of the recently opened Albany Capital Center in downtown Albany as well as the preferred caterer of the Empire State Plaza. Its PRIME Business Dining division operates food services at Excelsior College, GlobalFoundries, Golub Corporation, Hudson Valley Community College and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, among other locations.

Mazzone Hospitality owns and operates several of the Capital Region’s premier restaurants, including Angelo’s 677 Prime in Albany; Angelo’s Tavolo in Scotia; Angelo’s Bar and Grill in Clifton Park; Aperitivo Bistro in Schenectady; Fish at 30 Lake in Saratoga Springs; Prime at Saratoga National in Saratoga Springs; and Tala Bistro in Latham. The company also maintains extensive on-site and off-site catering operations around the region.
For more information about the Hearst Media Center, contact Times Union Event Manager Tammy Mortier at (518) 454-5583 or at [email protected].


About Mazzone Hospitality

Mazzone Hospitality owns and operates several of the Capital Region’s premier restaurants and banquet halls including: Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia featuring Angelo’s Tavolo, two ballrooms and an inn; Aperitivo Bistro, a dynamic wine bar and bistro adjacent to Proctors in Schenectady; Angelo’s Prime Bar + Grill, a casual and modern bar and grill in Clifton Park; TALA, An American Bistro, featuring an eclectic mix of stylized entrees and a spa menu; Angelo’s 677 Prime, an upscale steakhouse and wine bar in the heart of the theater district in Albany, and Fish at 30 Lake in Saratoga Springs. Mazzone Hospitality also owns and operates Prime at Saratoga National, an upscale steakhouse modeled after Angelo’s 677 Prime, located on the grounds of Saratoga National Golf Club. Through its PRIME Business Dining division the company oversees corporate dining operations for M+W Group at The Foundry; GLOBALFOUNDRIES; PRIME @ IOPS; Ayco Café; Golub Headquarters; and the SI Group, among others. The company operates and manages the historic Parker Inn & Suites in downtown Schenectady and also oversees the catering operations at the Hall of Springs, Key Hall at Proctors, and caters private weddings, fundraisers, and corporate or social events. For more information about Mazzone Hospitality, call 518-690-0293 or visit

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