Joe Bastianich is one of America’s preeminent restaurateurs and TV personalities; he is also an author, musician and triathlete. In 2005, Joe was recognized as an Outstanding Wine and Spirits Professional by both the James Beard Foundation and Bon Appétit Magazine. In 2008, he and Mario were awarded the James Beard Foundation’s Outstanding Restaurateur Award. When Joe is not whipping up new business deals, or working the dining room at one of his many restaurants, he can be found at his home in Greenwich, CT, playing guitar and spending time with his wife, Deanna, and their three children.

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Mario Batali

With restaurants worldwide and a host of television shows, including ABC’s “The Chew,” Mario Batali is one of the most recognized and respected chefs working today. Mario is also the…

Mario LaPosta

Mario LaPosta’s lifelong obsession with pizza started when he was a child watching the pizzaioli in his father’s hometown just north of Naples.  LaPosta began working in local pizzerias when he was…

Abby Blake

A native of Washington, DC, Abby Blake has over ten years of experience working in hospitality and events in New York and Boston. Upon graduation from Trinity College in 2004, Abby worked on…

Carl McCoy

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