Announcing 2017 Appearance!  March 24 and 25 2017, An annual celebrity chef event at The Palisades Restaurant in Eggleston VA owned and operated by Shaena Muldoon.  Joseph Bonanno is honored to be joining 3 other noted chefs preparing and sharing an appetizer and main course for near 300 guests on two nights. Joe's two choices, one from his Firehouse Grilling Continue Reading

Fire Engineering Talk Radio

Listen in to Joe's latest interview on Fire Engineering Talk Radio. Click HERE Jeff Dill travels the United States and Canada holding workshops to teach firefighters about behavioral health awareness and suicide prevention. Jeff is the founder of the Firefighter Behavior Health Alliance, the only known organization that collects data on FF/EMT suicides across the United States, as well as Continue Reading

Another Successful Event at Dove Mountain Resort in Tucson AZ

Just back from a successful 5 star event for AT&T International Conference at The Ritz Carlton in Arizona November 15, 2017. Guests and Ritz chefs enjoyed Ladder 152 Shrimp Bruschetta.... Recipe to follow

AT&T Cooking Appearence

Grilling Event for 150 attendees featuring recipes from The Firehouse Grilling Cookbook November 13, 2017  6 pm-9pm AT&T International Officers Conference Marana, AZ

Fire Engineering Talk Radio with Jeff Dill

March 31, 2016  8 pm Hear as Joe, a guest of Jeff Dill, head of the Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance(  talk on Fitness matters for healing from grief, loss, depression and addictions. Click below to listen to the show. << Listen HERE >>

Culinary Appearance/Boston Impressions

January 28, 2016  Grand Opening of Boston Impressions Tampa Office Culinary Demonstration/Tasting/Book Signing- Joseph Bonanno will be preparing 2 classic firehouse recipes and a tasting post demonstration at the Grand Re-Opening of Boston Impressions Tampa Office

Suncoast View Live

December 1, 2015  The Suncoast View ABC-7 4-5 PM  Joe will be preparing Firehouse Bread Pudding with the crew of Suncoast View live.  Check it out at click on watch live!  

Harvest Fest 2015 for The Growing Stage

.October 29, 2015- 6 p.m.  Culinary Demonstration, 2 fantastic fall recipes by Firefighter/Award Winning Chef Joseph T. Bonanno... book signing/meet and greet at Harvest Fest 2015 for The Growing Stage, a non profit performing arts center dedicated to theatre for young audiences. At the Skylands Stadium Indoor Events Center, 94 Championship Place, Augusta, NJ 07822

Book Signing at Mitchell’s Book Corner – August 20,2015

NANTUCKET, MA  MITCHELLS BOOK CORNER  AUGUST 20, 2015  10:30 a.m-12:30 p.m.  In store signing, meet and greet, culinary demo from The Healthy Firehouse Cookbook and The Firehouse Grilling Cookbook. Joe's new childrens book, Monutza The Firefighting Elephant, will also be available and check back as their may be a reading for children by Joe. Please visit for further details!

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  To vote for your favorite. .10 for every vote will be donated to National Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial Also Check out the new video The results are coming in.. Go to

Steak-Umm Media Interviews

Joe has been enjoying his press tour on behalf of Steak-Umm's Firehouse Challenge. Here are a few links to the radio interviews Joe did with America Tonight with Kate Delaney. Part 1:   Part 2:

Williams-Sonoma in the International Mall, Tampa, FL 12- 4 pm Culinary Demo and Book signing Saturday, June 22. 2013

Saturday, June 22. 2013 Williams-Sonoma in the International Mall, Tampa, FL 12- 4 pm Culinary Demo and Book signing

Steak-Umm Firehouse Challenge – July 5th, 2014

Watch Joe on the Steve Harvey Show and catch all his radio and T.V. Appearances representing Steak-umm. The Steak-umm® Firehouse Challenge is an exciting national competition where Firefighters can enter their favorite Steak-umm® Sliced Steaks recipe for a chance to win $20,000 and other great prizes for their firehouse. Firefighters…get bold, get creative, get cooking! Firefighter Fans…let your local Firefighters know about Continue Reading


  • Saturday, June 22. 2013 Williams-Sonoma in the International Mall, Tampa, FL 12- 4 pm Culinary Demo and Book signing
  • September 2013...Nutrition and Post Fire Recovery for Firefighters...Pinellas Park FD (check back for date/time)
  • Spring 2011 listen to Podcasts of the successful run of the live call in radio show "The Healthy Firehouse" with host Joseph Bonanno on WTAN 1340 Clearwater, Florida - Click Here
  • Saturday, April 12, 2013 Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance/Roti Mediterranean Grill Give-Back Event Press Release
  • Watch The Firehouse Kitchen - Hosted by Joseph Bonanno! Oct. 6 2012 11:30 a.m. on every Saturday
  • June 2, 2012  1-4pm   Nutrition for Fat Burning and Muscle Building  at Rungo Dance Academy  Clearwater, FL
  • February 17, 2012 - "Meet and Greet" Chef evening (see
     February 18, 2012 - United Food Bank Celebrity Chef demonstration ( for time and reservations)
  • June  Chili Cook Off Judge for 60th Anniversary United Cerebral Palsy event, Hauppauge, NY
  • May  Live Webinar on Nutrition, Exercise and Post Fire Recovery for Firefighters, check back here for dates and time or
  • April   Launch of NEW live call in radio show   THE HEALTHY FIREHOUSE for exact dates and time or check back here. Available on 1340 am in Tampa Bay area or via the internet everywhere!
  • March (check back for exact date)-Studio 10 Cooking with Holley and
  • August 18, 2010    Culinary Demonstration and book signing at The Glazier Food Show, Houston, TX
  • September 25, 2010  United Cerebral Palsy 60th Anniversary Chili Cook Off,  judge
  • September 28, 2010  Best Firehouse Chef Staten Island....Staten Island Health Fair
  • 2010 Rachel Ray and Dr Oz - Check back for air times.
  • April 22, 2010 Cooking with Holley and Jerome  10 am EST
  •  March 2 2010  American Firehouse Cooking - Chefs on the Loose  Bay to Bay Blvd.  Tampa, FL   check website for details
  • January 2 2010  Cooking with Holley and Jerome  10 am EST
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009  10 am  Cooking with Holley and Jerome on Morning Chat see for recipe and schedule and streaming video of segment!
  • April 2009 (date/time to be announced) Culinary demonstration and book signing at the Rolling Pin Kitchen Emporium see for date and time.
  • Wednesday  February 18, 2009  10 am  Cooking with Holley and Jerome on Morning Chat see for recipe and schedule
  • October 7, 2008  Health and Fitness Seminar with cooking demonstration for New England Firefighters  Concord,NH
  • August 14-16, 2008  Denver, CO.......Fire Rescue International, in booth cooking demonstrations/book signing for National Volunteer Fire Council
  • July 23-25, 2008  Baltimore, MD..........Firehouse Magazine Expo, in booth cooking demonstrations/book signing for National Volunteer Fire Council
  • June 14, 2008,  Gainesville, VA  Grilling Class and Demo at Great Gatherings Store see
  • April 10-12, 2008  Indianapolis, IN..........FDIC  Fire Department Instructors Conference, in booth healthy cooking demonstrations/book signing for National Volunteer Fire Council see
  • March 6, 2008     Destin, Florida   guest chef culinary demonstration/book signing, see for time and reservations.
  • March 8, 2008     Laurel, MS........guest chef culinary demonstration/book signing, see  for time and reservations.
  • November 16 2007 Des Moines, IA Guest Chef Appearance at Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen Event for BCS Communications on behalf of Boehringer Ingelheim featuring Grilled Pork Tenderloin Kabobs over Pasta Il Pompiere
  • AUGUST 2007, If you have Comcast Digital Cable, click on The Digital Cookbook, then look for and click on Healthy Firehouse Cooking. Those without Comcast Digital Cable can view the recipe videos on the internet
  • July 20, 2007 - Look for the Healthy Firehouse Cookbook in Adam Sandlers" New Movie ("I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry")
  • Sept. 7-8 4 culinary demonstrations live at the Womens Expo, in Flint,
  • May 24-27, 2007 Ohio State University Ross Heart Hospital "Healthy Pizza Contest" Judge and heart healthy cooking demonstrations at local stores and firehouses.
  • April 2 - 5, 2007 Comcast taping of The Digital Cookbook, on demand television recipes featuring recipes from The Healthy Firehouse Cookbook and The Firehouse Grilling Cookbook
  • March, 2007 Daytime Tampa NBC cooking with aging backwards host Jackie Silver(
  • March 16, 2007 Celebrity judge for the Chiliblaze, Pinellas Park FD Chili contest to support MDA Childrens Camp
  • March 5, 2007 NYC Javits Center The New York Restaurant and Food Show forUSCanola Free award winning Carrot Cake samples and The Healthy Firehouse Cookbook signing
  • February 15-17, 2007 Columbus, OH Ohio State University Ross Regional Medical Center, Heart Healthy Recipe Demonstration at Giant Eagle Grocery Store on February 17 with recipes also prepared at local Columbus FD.
  • January 28th, 2007 Sioux Falls, SD Judge for the State Firefighters Chili Contest Website
  • January 8th, 2007 The Paula Deen Show on The Food Network (postponed until future date, CHECK BACK)
  • December 28, 2006 Radio Media Tour around the country for USA Canola
  • October 2006- Daytime Tampa WFLA -October 3rd
  • October 2006-Nutrition / Fitness Seminar at Tampa Bay Health and Fitness. RESERVE EARLY-FREE To Bay Area Firefighters. October 23rd
  • April 2006- Culinary Demo Festa Italiana, Tampa Florida
  • February 2006 - Live onboard Culinary Demonstrations Celebrity Cruise Lines
  • November 2005 - NFPA Health and Fitness Seminar for The Midwest Fire Chiefs Association, Dayton Ohio
  • October 2005 - Cooking Class at The Silo, Skitch Hendersons cooking school. New Milford, CT