With over 35 years of experience ranging from butcher to executive Chef, Robert Chiarella is the perfect combination of classic Italian and contemporary creativity. A chef who embodies all the charisma of Bobby Flay with even more "bam" than Emeril, Chef Robert will tantilize your taste-buds with his succulent tender veal as well as many other amazing gourmet dishes & classic italian fare.Thomas Defino also boasts about 30 years of restaurant experience covering every facet of the industry. He assisted in making the Chiarellas dining experience an unparraled one in the Jersey Shore area. He also brings a knowledge of Philadelphians and what they love to Chiarellas. His winning smile and pleasant demeanor should be reason enough to enjoy a trip to Chiarellas.