Carl Ruiz Obituary – Carl Ruiz was a big name culinary expert and restaurateur who turned out to be notable for appearances on Food Network shows including “Burger joints, Drive-Ins and Dives” and “Fellow’s Grocery Games.”
Carl Ruiz was a VIP gourmet specialist and restaurateur who turned out to be notable for appearances on Food Network shows including “Cafes, Drive-Ins and Dives” and “Fellow’s Grocery Games.” An alum of the Institute of Culinary Education, Ruiz opened his first café to increase public consideration close by his then-spouse, Marie Riccio, in 2013.
Marie’s Italian Specialties in Chatham Township, New Jersey, was included on Guy Fieri’s “Burger joints, Drive-Ins, and Dives” twice, starting in 2013, and Fieri would proceed to highlight Ruiz on other Food Network shows also. In 2019, Ruiz opened another café, La Cubana, in Manhattan. Ruiz was darling for his enormous character, and for his mark “ruizing” – the action word he imagined to depict carrying on with an existence with happiness and extravagance.