Tony Marciante (a.k.a. Chef Tony) is an award-winning Chef, Restaurateur and business owner in Maryland who, through his love of technology and entrepreneurship, has always carried extreme passion for marketing and creative grassroots efforts on brand building and business promotion. Tony’s 23 years of hands-on restaurant experience has allowed him to become the owner of 4 high quality restaurants at various times, Executive Chef of McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants and and an entrepreneur since the age of 7 when he realized the massive power of buying at wholesale and selling at retail, even if it was just candy at the time!
Tony’s passion for marketing and technology has opened up a new career, working with clients on how to leverage social & new media, benefit from the exploding world of information on the internet and propel their businesses to new heights from a global audience. Tony believes that every business, from a one-person company to the largest corporation can benefit from leveraging the tools available today to build a bulletproof brand, connect on new levels with your “tribe” and create long-tail sales and marketing efforts that will pay off for years to come.
Tony brings to the table a wealth of widespread tech knowledge, back-to-basics marketing and branding, and a sense of humor to show people that being transparent and sharing your unique selling perspective WILL take you and your business to unheard of levels!