The Company

Cescaphe is Philadelphia’s premier wedding brand. Founded by Joe & Andrea Volpe in 2003, the business has grown from a small company producing dream weddings at Cescaphe Ballroom, to a team of trend-setting experts coordinating extraordinary events at six distinctively unique, gorgeously appointed venues throughout Philadelphia. Today, Cescaphe orchestrates over 1,000 weddings annually at Cescaphe Ballroom, Franklin’s View, Vie, Down Town Club, Water Works and The Lucy.

Mission Statement

We Create Once-in-a-Lifetime, Distinctive Events with Genuine Care and Passion, Treating Our Guests Like Family as We Exceed Their Expectations.

Core Values


We Always Do The Right Thing

The Guest Is Always Right

We Always Do The Right Thing



For Our Guests, Our Teammates,
Our Brand & Ourselves


We All Look Good Together;
We All Look Bad Together

Passionate, Positive Attitude

We Believe In The Power Of Ideas And Dreams,
And That Nothing Is Impossible

Genuine Caring

Hospitality Is Our One True
Competitive Advantage


Principles Over Personality;
Truth Over Harmony

Growth & Development

Our Brand Grows When We Hire,
Train, Develop & Retain The Best People