Culinary Academy of Long Island

Graduate with Honors- Culinary Academy of Long Island -Internships at Goccia D'Oro Lindenhurst, NY and The Argyle Babylon, NY - Winner America's Greatest Firehouse Chef - FDNY Bake Off - International FD Olympics/Culinary Division


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  • The Steve Harvey Show
  • The Today Show
  • Good Morning America
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Health Benefits of Coffee, Especially Firefighters!

A firefighter from Rockford FD asked me to write an article for him on the benefits of coffee. Please visit his website Firefighters and Coffee Hello Firefighters, my name is Joseph Bonanno and I am a veteran firefighter of the New York City Fire Department. I am also a trained chef, fitness trainer and nutritionist and Luke asked me to pass along the benefits…

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[embedyt][/embedyt] Above is an appearance I did on Martha Stewart's show, filmed at her studio in Connecticut.  This was prior to 9/11/2001 and she graciously had me back after that terrible day as myself and several NYC firefighters were with me at her studio for the taping.  Some from Ladder 129 and several from Ladder 152. I was touched to find out that she…

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