Chef de Cuisine
Mark currently serves as Chef de Cuisine at Leonelli Taberna, tasked with creating new dishes and developing recipes alongside Chef Jonathan Benno. Having grown up in Staten Island, New York in a Jewish and Italian family, Mark’s culinary career began at an early age. In high school, he started working at an international catering company and was fortunate enough to travel the world alongside his team to destinations including Beijing and Torino. Mark went on to culinary school at Johnson & Wales University and upon graduating, joined the opening team as Chef de Partie for Lincoln Ristorante helmed by Chef Jonathan Benno. Throughout his career, Mark Zuckerman has also worked under world-renowned mentors including Marco Canora and Michael Tusk at Hearth and Quince.