Team Bios

Kevin Felice

40NORTH Corporate Chef

A graduate of Johnson & Wales Culinary Program, Kevin Felice also studied economics at Seton Hall. Kevin started his career at the Hilton Short Hills where he worked under the direction of Chef Richard Kennedy. While there he spearheaded the re-opening of their dining room which received some of the highest accolades in New Jersey. In his early career, Kevin was Owner and Executive Chef of The Cargo Cafe in Staten Island, NY. Now, as part of the 40NORTH Restaurant Group for 4 years, Kevin spearheads the creative development of all 40NORTH kitchens and menus. “Flavor should be clean and simple. I enjoy taking familiar flavors and dishes and presenting them in a new and exciting way that surprises my guests. Comfort can be cutting edge if you are innovative in your technique.” Recent accomplishments with 40NORTH include the conception and opening of The Office Tavern Grill, Piattino Neighborhood Bistro and George + Martha’s American Grille.

Dan Zappulla

Executive Chef

Daniel joined the 40North Team in 2015, where he was immediately instrumental in leading the culinary team at The Office Tavern Grill in Summit, NJ. Soon after, Daniel’s skills earned him the additional culinary duties right next door at Piattino – A Neighborhood Bistro. Currently, Daniel is serving as the Executive Chef at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub in Mendham, NJ. Before joining the 40North family, Daniel was the banquet chef at The Olde Mill Inn in Basking Ridge, NJ. Daniel attended Morris County School of Technology, followed by Johnson and Wales University where he honed his skills and developed a unique approach to the modern American & Italian menus, consistently thrilling guests with his fun and inventive recipes.

Working Hours

Black Horse Tavern

Mon & Tues - CLOSED

Wed & Thurs - 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Fri & Sat - 4:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Sun - 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

*Open Christmas and New Years Eve*

40 North Restaurants

Check Out Our Other Restaurants!

    The Black Horse Tavern    The Black Horse Pub    George and Marthas The Office Tavern Grill    The Steelworks Buffet and Grill Cafe VillaTown Bar + Kitchen