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  • John DeLucie
  • Member Since 2013
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Chef John DeLucie is a Founding Partner of Crown Group, launching hospitality projects across the country, and The Waverly Inn and The Lion in New York. A native New Yorker, DeLucie’s upbringing in a traditional Italian-American family helped nurture his love of great food. His grandfather owned and operated a vegetable and grocery market in Brooklyn, and each night his grandmother turned fresh ingredients into remarkable meals that brought friends and family together at the table. DeLucie has been featured on numerous television segments and publications including “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” “Gossip Girl,” Vanity Fair, The New York Times, and Saveur, and released an acclaimed book, The Hunger: A Memoir of an Accidental Chef.


Meet John DeLucie
Expertise: Food/Fashion/Lifestyle
Location: NYC
Interests: food, fashion, music, restaurants
Background: born and raised in NYC


Recent purchase: 2011 Vespa 250 LX


Hidden talent: Guitarist and singer


Film recommendation: The King of Comedy directed by Martin Scorcese


Restaurant recommendation: Crown on 81st Street and Madison Ave


If I had $20, I’d…buy a falaful for everyone in the office


Transformative travel experience: Bali, Indonesia


Favorite neighborhood: West Village, NYC


Dream holiday: a slow boat to...


If I could solve one problem, it would be: Ignorance


I wish people cared more about: Each other


The world would be a better place: If everyone just slowed down...

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