On this week’s episode of To Dine For, host Kate Sullivan welcomes restaurateur Mario Carbone.
Carbone grew up in Queens, N.Y., surrounded by nice Italian meals. He labored at native eateries in his spare time, reducing his tooth in a number of the greatest eating places in New York Metropolis, together with Babbo, Lupa, wd-50, and Café Boulud.
It was at Café Boulud that Carbone related with an previous pal from culinary faculty, Wealthy Torrisi, which planted the seed for the 2 to enterprise out on their very own.
Carbone, Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick went on to create Main Meals Group. Within the many years since, Main Meals Group has grow to be a powerhouse with greater than 30 extremely acclaimed eating places across the globe together with Mario’s namesake idea, Carbone.