At dinner party at Kyma in Rosalyn, New York, to celebrate the christening of Della Rose, the daughter of Billy Joel and wife Alexis, around 20 guests were witness to a short speech given by Gov. Cuomo in his new role as godfather to the newborn, who was born in August in Manhattan, according to a New York Post Page Six report.

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Guests included agent Dennis Arfa, and the menu favored Greek specialties such as tomato salad, pikilia, fried calamari and langoustines, the article added.

Joel married Alexis, who is 33 years his younger, over the Fourth of July weekend on Long Island, with Cuomo himself presiding over the ceremony, the Post stated.