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Frank Crupi

Born in 1963 

Grew up in South Jersey & lived in South Philadelphia

Father & Grandfather were butchers,1st job was in a butcher shop.

Learned the business working in family restaurants.

Opened first restaurant Abbondanza Italian Grill in South Jersey in 1993.

Relocated to South Florida in 1996 

General Manager of Van Dyke Cafe on Lincoln Road Miami Beach from 1996-2003

Opened Frankie’s Big City Grill along with wife Priscilla in 2003.

Won numerous awards for Best Sandwiches, Best Philly Cheesesteaks

Became Managing Partner of Andiamo Brick Oven Pizza Miami in 2007

Award winning pizzeria both locally & nationally

Purchased Dogma Grill  in 2011 until 2014 

Operated Frankie’s Big City Grill @ American Airlines Arena during the Miami Heat playoffs of 2014

Married since 2003 to wife Priscilla

Lives in Miami Shores along with Priscilla & cats Skeeter & Beanie

More about Frank Crupi

What is your ultimate comfort food?Philly Cheesesteak (Wit) onions & hot cherry peppersIf you weren't a chef, what would you be?First baseman for the New York YankeesWhat three things are always in your pantry?Peanut Butter, Cereal, OvaltineIf you could cook with anyone in the world, who would it be?My Dad