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Nero's Italian Steakhouse
Chef Carl Colucci
Starting in a kitchen at the young age of 13, Chef Carl Colucci was influenced by his grandmother and mother’s wonderful cooking and baking. He worked his way up from dishwasher in arestaurant to kitchen prep to line cook. Realizing that this was a wayto express himself and that he was very good at it, he enrolled at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, working at the same time at local French and Italian restaurants. After finishing school, Chef Carl opened three restaurants in upstate New York and eventually found himself in NewYork City, where he worked at the world-famous ‘21 Club‘, where he was sous chef. Next, the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City beckoned, where he ran three restaurants; French, French eclectic and Italian, which were voted ’Best in Their Category’. At Resorts’ acclaimed ‘Le Palais’ Frenchrestaurant, Chef Carl won the coveted Zagat award for the four years he was at the helm. All along, Chef Carl continued taking culinary courses here and abroad from master chefs. In addition, he has competed in prestigious food contests, winning gold, silver and bronze medals in such competitions as the Societe Culinaire Philanthropique in 2007, the American Chefs Federation in 2004 and the Culinary Food Olympics in Germany in 2000.
At Showboat Atlantic City, Chef Carl ran the Italian-American restaurant, Casa Di Napoli which included homemade pastas, traditional sauces and regional specials. Chef Carl is currently the restaurantchef of Nero’s Italian Steakhouse at Caesars Atlantic City. With dazzling cuisine, he continues to surprise and delight.