The second episode of the AZ Big Podcast with Michael & Amy has officially dropped. Episode 2’s guest is serial restauranteur Melissa Maggiore of the Maggiore Group. Melissa is the owner of the Italian Daughter and is one of the most notable restauranteurs in the state. In this episode, Michael and Amy talk to the Melissa about her latest projects, her sibling rivalry and her connection to her father, the late Tomaso Maggiore.

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About Melissa Maggiore

Maggiore not only owns the Italian Daughter in Scottsdale, but since her late father’s recent passing, she has been the owner of the famed Tomaso’s Italian Restaurant. Melissa’s father, Tomaso, had a tremendous impact on her, and she vowed to carry on his legacy by continuing to work on the restaurants and projects that he hoped to create. In addition, her brother Joey runs The Sicilian Butcher and Hash Kitchen, among other food concepts.

About AZ BIG Podcast with Michael & Amy

Hosted by AZ Big Media Editor in Chief Michael Gossie and Publisher Amy Lindsey, we take you behind-the-scenes of some of the most compelling storylines in the Grand Canyon State. The AZ Big Podcast will feature guests from a variety of industries, including legal, real estate, hospitality, athletics and more. Each episode will be about 15 minutes long to provide quick and concise information about each topic. In other words, it’s an easy listen that’s perfect for your morning or afternoon commute. Episodes will post weekly on Wednesdays and are available wherever you listen to your podcasts.