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In this Thursday, May 18, 2017 photo, "Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast member Teresa Giudice strikes a pose behind the counter at the grand opening of Gorga's Homemade Pasta & Pizza restaurant in East Hanover, N.J.

May 19, 2017

'Real Housewives of New Jersey' stars celebrate restaurant's grand opening

EAST HANOVER, N.J. — "Real Housewives of New Jersey" stars have received the red carpet treatment at the grand opening of a co-star's Italian restaurant.

NJ.com reports owner Joe Gorga and his sister, Teresa Giudice (joo-DEE'-chay), celebrated the opening of Gorga's Homemade Pasta and Pizza on Thursday.

Gorga says the restaurant is a tribute to his mother, who died in March.

Other cast members who attended the opening include Danielle Staub, Siggy Flicker and Dolores Catania. Flicker and Catania recently opened a gym near the restaurant.

Gorga owns a construction and real estate development business. His wife, Melissa Gorga, runs a Montclair clothing boutique.

Bravo hasn't announced when the show's eighth season will return.

Information from: NJ Advance Media.