Mark Cupolo, chef-owner of Osteria Rocco, sits down with various chefs, owners, and others in the Rochester NY hospitality industry, to find out what led them to their current position, what drives them, and what they have in store for the future.

Recent Episodes

Episode 4: Jay Speranza

Jul 31, 2019

Jay Speranza, chef and owner of Tony D's, sits down with Mark to discuss his childhood table, various positions in the food service industry, and the history of Tony D's.

https://www.tonyds.net

Episode 3: Tony Gullace

Jul 31, 2019

Tony Gullace, chef and owner of Max Eastman, Max Chophouse, and Aunt Rosie's, sits down with Mark to discuss his childhood table and his various venues in the Rochester NY area.

http://maxrochesterny.com

Episode 2: Dan Eaton

May 13, 2019

Dan Eaton, chef and musician, sits down with Mark to discuss his childhood table, various positions at Rochester NY establishments, years as a TV-Chef, and his return to the restaurant industry.

Episode 1: Mark Cupolo

Apr 09, 2019

Russ and Joe sit down with Mark for the inaugural episode of Prep Work Podcast. Mark walks us through his career in the restaurant industry, from his childhood at the family table, to his current role of chef-owner at Osteria Rocco.

Behind The Mics

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Mark Cupolo

host

Mark is the brains behind Osteria Rocco which opened in 2008. He is a gradu...

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Russ Torregiano

co-host, engineer

Russ has worked Expo at Rocco since 2011. He also owns Needle Drop Records ...

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Joe Tunis

engineer

Joe is a software engineer, musician, label owner, and dad. He has been pro...

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