Coppola Winery

Johnny Carrabba and Francis Ford Coppola have a lot in common including love for their craft. Watch this video featuring Carrabba’s Founder, Johnny Carrabba and President and Director of Winemaking at Coppola Winery, Corey Beck discuss how both families honor the matriarchs of their families.

Mother's Day at Carrabba's Italian Grill

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and it’s about time you stepped up to the plate and became mom’s favorite. Don’t know how?  We’ve got five ideas below that are sure to woo her and earn you brownie points for the rest of the year. 1. Eat your vegetables. Mom has always asked you to, and […]


One of the founding fathers of Carrabba’s style cooking, Mr. C is responsible for many of the delicious dishes and techniques we still use at Carrabba’s today. In the old days, Johnny’s dad loved grilling in the backyard, cutting and cooking steaks, and making sausage from scratch. He was the original grill-master, and he had […]

Food Historian Francine Segan

After living and traveling throughout Italy, writing numerous cookbooks, and lecturing for the Smithsonian, Francine Segan is now joining the Carrabba’s team to help host our new series – La Pasta Vita. Alongside Chef Jay, Francine brings an incredible wealth of knowledge to our new pasta-centric web series. Incredibly enough, Jay and Francine met in […]