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There’s a reason why it’s not houndstooth or tatersall or plaid.”

Chris Albanese, Founder & President
flaviconArgyle: smaller pieces coming together to create a complex whole, which reflects the shape of the pieces themselves.

From servers to captains to bartenders to production runners to private culinary specialists to the person who can design your every fabulous occasion, we connect you with talented, innovative people dedicated to getting it right. Interweaving our efforts with yours to produce something classic:

Argyle. The Seamless Experience.

Chris Albanese

Founder & President
Chris sewed the first threads of his patterns when he was fourteen, bussing tables in his Uncle’s restaurant in upstate New York.

In Boston, he began Managing Deluca’s Market, then helped open and manage the famous Stephanie’s on Newbury and left to help reinvigorate the infamous Trident Booksellers and Café.

In Los Angeles, he ran the office at Total Success Events and began managing large events for Samantha Sackler, Michele Gan at Serves You Right! Catering, and Joann Roth at Someone’s In the Kitchen, where he directed fabulous events like the Academy Awards nomination party and pre-nomination dinners for Hillary Clinton. In 2005, he made the full time switch to catering and opened Argyle.

Chris’ focus for Argyle is matching great staff to great clients.  His mantra for himself, his business, and his staff is simple:  Work Hard – Have a Good Time Doing it.  He has earned a large amount of brand loyalty over the years with his ability to quickly assess someone’s skill set and place that person exactly where he or she can best shine, and with his equal respect for everyone who is part of the process.




  • As always, the people you sent to assist were awesome! They all seemed to enjoy themselves while also doing a fantastic job. That always makes me happy.

    Blythe SullivanTRUECar
  • I wanted to take a moment and say your team of staff that worked with us on Tuesday they were fabulous! It proved to be a truly successfully event and they were a major part of making us look professional and successful....everyone had a good working spirit and keep going and going as this party had no lulls!

  • Thank you again, how wonderful to have someone of you're caliber at the helm, I can't tell you how special it was for Lizzie and I to also enjoy the day knowing you were behind the scenes.

    Andrew J. TobiasTobi Products
  • They were fabulous!! Very professional, gracious and thorough. I’m not sure I can ever “go back” to having a party without help. Thanks again!

    Diana Fox-HopkinsDeloitte Services LP
  • Thanks so much for all of your help! Your staff was amazing and so helpful! We truly could not have done it without them!

    Tamara KesserTOAST Santa Barbara
  • Chris and his staff are extremely professional, efficient, and a joy to work alongside. I think you will find that he tackles a job with all his energy and goes to all measures to make sure that his client is happy and all the terms of the client’s contracts as well as his own are met.

    Avesta CarraraMalibu Events
  • As a Wedding and Event Coordinator, Chris excels. He strives to make sure that the clients needs are not only met but exceeded. Time and time again, he and his crew use their experience to make our events run wonderfully. He requires the people he works with to have the same attention to detail and generous nature with each of his clients.

  • Dear Chris,
    I have to send this note of thanks for the outstanding service provided by your company. Our party was a huge success due in large part to the competency and professionalism of your staff. I have used other staffing companies in the past, but none were as friendly, organized or efficient as Argyle.
    Elaine Gaston

  • Chris,
    Thank you to you and your wonderful, attractive, and professional team for making us look so good. We look forward to the new year and the wonderful successes, and a few challenges, it shall bring.

    Laura ThompsonYour Great Event
  • Dear Chris,
    Thank you so much for all your help and support to make 2015 TSE Wedding event so special and amazing. We really appreciate all your time and efforts. Thank you again!  

    Zynger Event Designszynger.com