Jeff Mauro stops by to chat with me about his fatherhood journey. We talk about the values he looks to instill into his son. Jeff shares the importance of being interested in your kid’s hobbies. After that we bond over buying husky pants at JCPenny. In addition, we talk about his career, working at The Food Network and passion for food. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five.
About Jeff Mauro
Born in Chicago, Jeff Mauro was raised in a large family with four kids, he competed for attention. Jeff’s flair for the stage was discovered early, and from that point on, he immersed himself in the performing arts. When Jeff discovered the power of food, all bets were off. After graduating from Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., he opened up Prime Time Deli & Catering in Westmont, Ill., with his cousin and instantly fell in love with cooking.
After a few years in Hollywood, he upped the ante and enrolled in the Le Cordon Bleu culinary program to refine his cooking skills. Jeff graduated valedictorian, packed and returned to Chicago, where he taught cooking lessons, was a successful private corporate chef and sandwich artist, and performed on stage during the weekends. He won Season 7 of Food Network Star and is the host of the Emmy-nominated series Sandwich King. He’s also a co-host on The Kitchen. Jeff lives in Chicago with his wife, Sarah, and their son, Lorenzo, and Jeff’s favorite color is pastrami. Make sure you follow Jeff on Twitter and Instagram at @JeffMauro. Listen to his podcast, Come On Over. In addition, make sure you check out his website at mauroprovisions.com.
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About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast
The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. You get a unique perspective on fatherhood from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.