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$100M Food Empire: Mario Carbone Breaks Down Restaurant Business, Marketing, & Running 30 Eateries

In this exclusive interview with Mario Carbone for Earn Your Leisure, we dive deep into the secrets behind the success of Carbone NYC and Miami, ranked as the #1 and #2 hardest dinner reservations to get. Mario Carbone shares insights on creating a successful restaurant, the biggest mistakes restaurants make, and how not excelling in high school helped him become a great chef.

Discover how Mario met his business partner on the first day of culinary school, used his family's life savings to open Carbone, and the challenges he faced with his first restaurant. Learn about his data collection methods, the impact of local journalists, and why Carbone doesn't have a strict dress code. Mario also discusses the Carbone Beach deal with American Express and the benefits of mergers and acquisitions in the restaurant business.

Don't miss out on Mario Carbone's expert advice and inspiring journey in the culinary world!