The Chefs of Restaurant Week

Expert chefs from top Atlantic City restaurants will be cooking up mouthwatering Restaurant Week specials throughout the week. Meet the culinary masterminds behind these delicious dishes with our chef bios below.

Don’t forget to check out their recipes to recreate dishes from top Atlantic City restaurants at home and make sure you’re in Atlantic City from March 3-9, 2013 to get a taste of the fabulous Restaurant Week specials being served up all over town!




Chef Name Restaurant Name Cuisine Chef Bio(s)
Andrew Palladino A Touch of Italy Italian Chef Info
Edward Daggers AC Country Club Tap Room Bar & Grill American Chef Info
Jorge Bareto, Jr. Assaggio! Italian Chef Info
Ron Garofalo Atlantic City Bar and Grill American Chef Info
Malceliano "Moose" Alvarez Back Bay Ale House American Chef Info
Christopher Lee Bill's Bar and Burger American Chef Info
Robert Pappas Bocca Coal Fired Bistro Italian Chef Info
Aaron Gonzalez Breadsticks American Chef Info
Maximo Aguilar Broadway Burger Bar American Chef Info
Maurizio DiMarco Buca di Beppo Italian Chef Info
Nery Hernandez Buddakan Asian Chef Info
Steven M. Klawitter Capriccio Italian Chef Info
Jeff Gotta Carmine's Italian Chef Info
Jennifer Galligan Casa Taco & Tequila Bar Mexican Chef Info
Steve Golden Cellar 32 American Chef Info
Rodney Seeberger Chart House Steak & Seafood Chef Info
Brandon Iacone Continental Restaurant Continental Chef Info
Guillermo Pernot Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar Latin Chef Info
Stephan Johnson Dock's Oyster House Steak & Seafood Chef Info
Todd Gromacki Dos Caminos Mexican Chef Info
Demetrios Haronis FIN Steak & Seafood Chef Info
Stephen Kalt Fornelletto Italian Chef Info
Charlie Gallegos Fred & Ethel's Lantern Light Tavern American Chef Info
Mike Ruggiano Fred & Ethel's Lantern Light Tavern American Chef Info
Sergio Soto Gallagher's Steakhouse Steak & Seafood Chef Info
Gino Iovino Girasole Ristorante Italian Chef Info
Urs Moser Grill Room at Seaview American Chef Info
Robert Sartorio Grotto Restaurant Italian Chef Info
Giancarlo Generosi Guy Fieri's Chophouse Steak & Seafood Chef Info
Greg Huntzinger Harry's Oyster Bar & Seafood Steak & Seafood Chef Info
Jack Flanigan Il Verdi Steak & Seafood Chef Info
Larry Boylan Inn at Sugar Hill American Chef Info
Kevin Cronin Iron Room @ Atlantic City Bottle Co. American Chef Info
Michael Schulson Izakaya Modern Japanese Pub Asian Chef Info
John Liccio Johnny's Cafe & Martini Bar Italian Chef Info
Joe DeGennaro Josephs Restaurant American Chef Info
Kelsey Jackson Kelsey's American Chef Info
James Huntzinger Knife & Fork Inn Steak & Seafood Chef Info
Keith Mitchell Kwi Noodle House Asian Chef Info
Brian Tsui Lillie's Asian Chef Info
Genaro Valdez Castillo Los Amigos Restaurant Mexican Chef Info
Luke Palladino Luke Palladino Seasonal Italian Cooking Italian Chef Info
Dianna Peddicord Martorano's Italian Chef Info
Haluk Sahin McCormick & Schmick's Steak & Seafood Chef Info
Richard Gottlob Michael Patrick's Brasserie American Chef Info
Dan Beggs Morton's The Steakhouse Steak & Seafood Chef Info
Keith Mitchell Nero's Italian Steakhouse Steak & Seafood Chef Info
Ron Reid Palm Atlantic City Steak & Seafood Chef Info
Paul Drew Phillips Seafood Steak & Seafood Chef Info
Elio Gracia Ram's Head Inn American Chef Info
Vincent Gatta Red Room Cafe Italian Chef Info
Will Savarese Robert's Steakhouse Steak & Seafood Chef Info
Lisa Savage Sage Mediterranean Chef Info
Ryan McCabe Sammy D's American Chef Info
Chris Bellino Smithville Inn American Chef Info
Adrienne Armenia Sofia Mediterranean Chef Info
Kevin Kelly Steve & Cookie's By The Bay American Chef Info
Joseph Villa The Melting Pot Continental Chef Info
Stephen Benzinger The Steakhouse Steak & Seafood Chef Info
Frank Mulino The Twenties American Chef Info
Mike Hauke Tony Boloney's Italian Chef Info
Michele Mazza Trattoria Il Mulino Italian Chef Info
John Kunicki Vagabond Kitchen & Tap House American Chef Info
Rosaria Conti Valentina's Trattoria Italiana Italian Chef Info
Norman Reola Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse Steak & Seafood Chef Info
John Cicarelli W. L. Goodfellows and Co. American Chef Info
Wolfgang Puck Wolfgang Puck American Grille American Chef Info