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The Family Biz Show

Feb 17, 2023

Ep 74 – How a Family Business Can Pivot To Survive 

In this episode, 4th generation owner of Rochester favorite Giuseppe’s Marcy Chinappi joins us to talk about the history of their company, how the pandemic affected businesses around them, how they had to pivot multiple times to adapt and thrive and what his hopes are for the future of his family business. You might also find out which pizza place was the very first to ever serve pie in the Flower City...don’t miss this one! 


Marciano (Marcy) Chinappi* 

Marciano Chinappi* is the 4th generation owner of Giuseppe’s. He manages and runs the business with his father Joe Sr. and his brother Joey Jr. Giuseppe’s was started by Marcy's great grandfather Giuseppe Petrillo in 1927. In 1927. Giuseppe owned his namesake's store on State Street across the street from Kodak in Rochester, NY. He was one of the first, if not the absolute first person, to sell pizza in The Flower City. 

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