From a young age, Marco knew he wanted to become a chef. He looked up to his father (Bruno) and mother (Judy), he wanted to be just like them - his father a chef & restauranteur owned and operated Bruno’s Old World Italian Deli in Los Angeles for many years. Growing up in the industry gave him a hands-on education which has proven priceless for his creative mind. After graduating high school, he immediately entered culinary school, eager to build on his knowledge and fast track him into professional kitchens. During school, Marco was enlisted by Culinary Crafts, one of the most respected catering agencies in the world. There he helped run the bakery eventually taking over as head pastry chef. Soon after promotion, the Executive Chef, recognizing Marco's potential, pulled him over to be sous chef. Marco flourished in this role. One year later, Marco was named the youngest Executive Chef in the state of Utah at 22 years old. He went on to produce over 500 events annually and led his team to ICA Caterer of Year (2013). In this role, he cooked for the last three Presidents of the United States, world leaders, athletes, and celebrities. During this time, Marco was a guest chef at Chef Dance during the Sundance Film Festival. In 2014, he joined forces with Harley-Davidson to create a fleet of gourmet sliders food trucks - naming each delectable burger after historic bikers. From there, Marco was recruited away to Traeger Grills as the Global Culinary Director. At Traeger, Marco earned his BBQ stripes traveling the world studying authentic BBQ with some of the best pit masters in the industry, including the Professor & Tuffy Stone. Here are a few of Marco's accolades: “Fab 50” - Utah's Youngest Executive Chef Keynote speaker at "The Art of Catering” global conference Chef Contestant - Chopped Grill Masters Chef Contestant - Guy's Grocery Games Chef Participant - Toyota Launch Party - Vancouver CAN Judge - Grand Cochon 555 (2016) alongside Tyler Florence, Andrew Zimmerman Throughout his career, Chef Marco has been recognized for his professionalism, personal touches, and enticing creations. He’s a family man with focus on building relationships between people over delicious, healthy food.