In Detroit in the 1950′s Alfonso Marino opened his first pizza place, Marino’s Pizzeria and Restaurant, where he taught his sons, Sam and John, the art of making pizzas. Two generations later, Alfonso’s grandsons Alfonso (“Al”) and Frank, along with their father Sam, developed a unique and outstanding array of products and services referred to as “Sam’s Sorrento Pizza.” With more than forthy-five (45) years of experience in the pizza industry, Sam Marino, with the active help of his sons Al and Frank, made Sam’s Sorrento Pizza Restaurants the success they are today.
Alfonso (“AL”) Marino – Chief of Operations
Al Marino is currently serving as Chief of Operations and as director for Marino’s Pizza, Inc. Mr. Marino has served in such capacities since Franchisor’s incorporation. Prior to the Franchisor’s incorporation, Mr Marino had been a general partner since April, 1990, of the now-defunct Marino’s Pizza Partnership. In addition to Mr. Marino’s duties at Marino’s Pizza Inc., he is also currently an owner and serves as President and Treasurer for Sam’s Sorrento Pizza, Inc. Mr. Marino has periodically served in such capacities at Sam’s Sorrento Pizza, Inc. for more then (17) years. In Summary, Mr. Marino has actively participated in the restaurant business for more then twenty-seven (27) years.