Jun 1, 2021
This week's Made in America episode features an engineer and chocolatier at heart, Carmen Romeo. He's the President and Son-in-law of Fascia's Chocolates located in Waterbury, CT!
Carmen shares the family business story and how their chocolate operation started out of a basement. He talks to Ari about transforming the company into a successful retail store, wholesale business, and tourist attraction!
Carmen talks to Ari about what it's like doing things the old fashioned way, bringing his engineering background to the table, and experimenting with chocolate. He also covers how he thinks about implementation and manufacturing processes, diversification, and workforce development.
Find out everything you need to know about the chocolate world from this passionate expert!
Carmen Romeo, Fascia's Chocolates
Fascia's Chocolates Website: https://fasciaschocolates.com/
Fascia's Chocolates Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FasciasChocolates
Fascia's Chocolates TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@fasciaschocolates?lang=en
Fascia's Chocolates YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/FasciasChocolates
Fascia's Chocolates LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/fascia's-chocolate's/about/
Carmen Romeo's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carmenromeo/
Ari Santiago, President/CEO/Founder, IT Direct
Company Website: https://www.gettingyouconnected.com/
Company Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itdtech/
Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/it-direct-llc
Company YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/itdirect151
Ari's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/asantiago104/
Podcast produced by Miceli Productions: https://miceliproductions.com/