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OUR TEAM

Meet The Boathouse at Mercer Lake #MemoryMakers.

Our event experts are here to help you celebrate life’s greatest milestones in style.

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Francis Hannan

Executive Chef

Chef Fran Hannan is a graduate of The Philadelphia Restaurant School (The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College) and apprenticed at the famous Four Seasons Hotel. Chef jumped on the rock and roll wagon cooking for Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones Steel Wheel Tour, President George Bush, President and Mrs. Clinton and also participated in Philadelphia’s Cook and the Book. He has contributed recipes to several published cook books and donated time and services to charity and live television promotions.After leaving his mark on the Hotel atop the Bellevue and the Penn Tower Hotel, Chef moved across the bridge as the Executive Chef / General Manager of the Garden State Race Track where he introduced his classical training combined with extraordinary presentations. Chef ventured into showcasing his talents through his own venues opening several fine dining and family style restaurants in the area.

Sonya Siso-Lasky

Director of Events

Sonya has been in the hospitality industry for over 20 years and graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Bachelor's in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management. She joined the Landmark team in 2013 and has been with The Boathouse at Mercer Lake since it opened in 2015. As an event stylist, it is very important to her to focus on the success of every event no matter how big or small and ensuring her clients are happy with their event. When she is not at work, she is spending time with her daughter and husband.