About Alinato


When it comes to executing a flawless event, Alyssa Pettinato is a great choice.

Before opening her own event company Alyssa worked on a multitude of impressive events including the Big East Conference and Volvo partnership, all the programming and events for a New York based charity AND all the concerts and promotional events for a music start-up. She took her diverse experience and channeled it into her own company. Her clients have ranged from a small ticketing company based out of CA to working as a vendor with Pepsico here in NY.

In addition to events, Alyssa also has a strong background working on marketing projects for various CPG clients. She has worked with huge clients and billion dollar companies as a vendor. She creates quick turnaround projects for her clients while maintaining great results and the utmost amount of confidentiality.

Along with the event company- Alinato is a strong supporter of animal welfare and Alyssa has begun additionally donating her time to a local animal charity. Please always feel free to bring your pets to her consultations, you can bet her dog Butters will be there as well!

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Meet The Alinato Team


Wedding Planning Assistant

Emma was born and raised in Upstate NY, and recently relocated to Manhattan to pursue her dreams of high end event and wedding planning. Emma graduated from Sacred Heart University in 2021 with double majors in Hospitality and Theatre Arts, and has been with Alinato since August of 2022. She is extremely passionate about helping couples find the perfect vendors and creating a positive and stress-free (as much as it can be!) environment. As cliche as it may sound, Emma loves love and meeting new, exciting people throughout the Tri-State area. For Emma, working with Alinato is a dream, and she hopes to continue meeting new and exciting people to share tips and tricks with!


Wedding Assistant

Ever since I was a little girl, moving to New York City was my absolute lifelong dream. Now that I’m here, what better way to spend my time than living out my life like all the classic rom-coms we all know & love? As a true hopeless romantic & major fan of cheesy summer romance novels, I can’t wait to help make all of your Pinterest-board visions a reality! With my background in the live music & post-production industries and my passion for curating the perfect aesthetic, you know I’ll bring the energy & all the checklists!


Wedding Assistant

Chelsea was born and raised in NY. She graduated with a bachelors degree in Business Administration and is currently achieving a masters in Nutrition and Dietetics to become a Registered Dietitian. She is a dog person and has been with Alinato for many wedding seasons, and loves the thrill of the wedding day!


Social Media Manager

Meet Justine- your fun-loving social media pro!
Justine lives in Jersey City and loves making your scrolling experience a whole lot brighter and entertaining. Originally hailing from the City of Brotherly Love, she brings that big-hearted energy to creating engaging content on social media! She’s also a bonafide foodie on the hunt for the tastiest treasures the city has to offer. Pop culture is her true passion and she is always in the loop with the latest in the entertainment world. She has her finger on the pulse and is ready to dish on all things trending!


PR Manager

Alexandra brings eight years of experience developing communication campaigns for leading food and beverage businesses, experiential entertainment, and influential healthcare media, such as Applebee’s, CURE magazine, Lucky Strike Entertainment, Panera Bread, Pharmacy Times, and ShopRite. With a passion for client engagement and project management, Alexandra is known among her peers as “pleasantly persistent” as she navigates any curveballs that come her way. She leans on data and insights to inform solutions for each client’s business challenges. Alex builds solid relationships with the media by researching their interests and connecting them with relevant stories, credible experts, and interesting facts. As a result, journalists rely on her as a dependable source for newsworthy information that resonates with their audiences.