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Giovanni Cucullo is president of Growth Ideas Inc., a small, hands-on hospitality consulting company serving the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut areas.

With a strong background in Business, Hospitality, Organizational Effectiveness, Food, Beverage, Music, Marketing and Coaching, Giovanni has always been a results driven individual and has devoted his career to establishing standards of excellence in all facets of management, cooking and guest relations.

As an experienced General Manager of restaurants on both coasts Giovanni was directly responsible for the management of daily business affairs and company direction; and as a well-rounded entrepreneur and restaurant owner, Giovanni understands the daily hurdles of payroll, cash flow, operational execution and survival.

Whether you are planning to open a restaurant, bar or retail store, currently operate an establishment, are involved with a multi-unit operation or need specific information or presentations, Growth Ideas Inc. is ready to help any size company meet the challenges of running a successful operation.

Growth Ideas Inc.

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Giovanni is…

President of Growth Ideas Inc., a small hands-on Hospitality Consulting firm serving the tri-state area.

He is the author of a cookbook dedicated to his mother called:
Ricette di Maria – Maria’s Recipes.

He is the creator and food blogger at The Golden Table.

Giovanni has also…

Recieved a Humanitarian Award from the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce.

He has received the “Award of Excellence” from the National Library of Poetry.

He has received a Certificate of Appreciation from Westchester County Clerk Timothy Idoni.

He has received a Business Leader of the Year Award from Westchester County.

He has cooked in and managed highly-regarded restaurants on both coasts.

He has cooked for countless celebrities including:
Julia Child, President Bill Clinton and Wolfgang Puck.

New Rochelle Mayor Noah Bramson Declared April 11th “The Cucullo Family Day”

Giovanni Cucullo has given years of support to the following:
Swim Across America
American Cancer Society
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Boys and Girl Scouts of America
Montefiore Hospital
St. John’s Hospital
Calvary Hospital
Fordham Preparatory School
Fordham University
John Jay College
Westchester School of Business
Westchester Italian Cultural Society
Westchester Community College
The Greenwich Hebrew Academy
Salesian High School
Stepinac High School
SUNY Purchase
St. Brendan’s School and Parish
The 52nd Precint
Policeman’s Benevolent Association
Sergeant’s Benevolent Association
Detective’s Endowment Association