Carmen Cappello
  • 36, Male
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • United States
  • JCL Global Culinary LLC
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Title
Executive Chef/President
Company
JCL Global Culinary LLC
Website
http://www.jclglobalculinary.com
What best describes my company
Catering
Interests
Consulting
Biography
Chef Carmen Cappello was born in Philadelphia in 1977 and has always been intrigued by food, flavors, and technique. He comes from a background of Sicilian tradition and moved to Atlanta in 1996 right after the Olympics.

Chef Cappello has worked for some of the most influential chefs on the East Coast including Chef Georges Perrier and Francesco Martorella of Le Bec Fin and Brasserie Perrier, Master Chef Jack Shoop, Master Chef Alfonzo Constriani, Thomas Ryan, Phillippe Haddad and Scott Serpes of TWO. Urban licks.

Chef Cappello has made a lasting impression in kitchens across Atlanta, as Executive Chef at both M!X restaurant.lounge.bar, where he was given three stars by Atlanta Magazine and Creative Loafing for his work at M!X; and at Sweet Lowdown in Midtown Atlanta, where he blurred the boundaries between Southern Cuisine, French technique, Asian Flavors and Italian products creating what he called New South Brasserie. “It’s about showing what you can do with what people think is a simple cuisine and elevating it to its fullest potential.”

Today, Chef Carmen is the president/co-owner of JCL Global Culinary LLC. His company specializes in restaurant marketing, consulting, cooking demonstrations and advertising, as well as kitchen design and beer, wine and tequila dinners held all over the city of Atlanta.
Years in the Industry
15 years

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At 9:37pm on July 8, 2008, Hilary Murdock said…
Why thank you Chef Cappello. I'll have to come check out some holy trinity!
At 9:22am on July 7, 2008, Brad Jenkins said…
Hey, yeah after the time I gave them I decided it was time to move on and see what else is out there and learn more. Shane Touhy got in touch with me and gave me an offer that I could not refuse to go and help him run his place(dogwood)
At 6:40pm on March 23, 2008, David McGuffin said…
Scott was let go the night we took over. My brother is the Exec and I am the managing partner and pastry chef. We kept Chris Reid on to run the wine program.
At 8:57am on March 16, 2008,
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Mark Michelson
said…
Hi Carmen
As an Atlanta area member, you may want to join the Atlanta Food Network group on FohBoh. It's where we share tips and opinions on restaurants and share news on upcoming events in Atlanta.
Here's a link to join the group:
http://www.fohboh.com/group/atlantafoodnetwork
Ciao,
Mark
At 1:24pm on March 10, 2008, Daryle T Davidson said…
Welcome!
At 3:39pm on March 9, 2008, David McGuffin said…
Carmen,
My brother and I just bought VINE.Come in and see us.
At 9:27pm on February 28, 2008, Todd Barnes said…
Carmen,
I'd like to introduce my company, Inspirion, to you and yours. You're possibly familar with the PEO/Employee Leasing industry and might even be utilizing a PEO currently with your restaurants. My company is very familar with the restaurant industry and the employee related challenges that owners and GMs face daily. From fine dining to fast food to catering, we've seen it all. Please check out our website at inspirionhr.com and let me know if I can be of service to you. Thanks.
Todd Barnes
At 8:26pm on February 28, 2008, Michelle Poteet said…
A fellow Sicilian?
At 2:32pm on February 26, 2008, Carmen Cappello said…
Hi Carmen, Welcome to FohBoh! Feel free to join a group, comment on existing content, or post a blog or discussion on a topic of interest to the FohBoh community. Our members are from over 100 countries and all interested in communicating and connecting. Don't forget to check out our hot new Rewards Program where you actually earn stock in FohBoh as you participate.

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