An Italian’s Take on the Power of Pasta

This entertainment CEO knows two things: good music and great pasta.

The following article, written by Ron Onesti, appears on

Ron Onesti: The power of pasta

If by chance I have made your acquaintance, or maybe we have crossed paths on Facebook or somewhere else, you would know I am an Italian-American. With red sauce running through my veins and olive oil on my skin, I love my pasta as much as anyone.

Through the years, as I grew my career in music, I took with me as much of the backstage “pasta and meatball” experience as I could. What started with my grandmother in Chicago’s Little Italy on Taylor Street where I was born, has turned into a part of my rock ‘n’ roll business model.

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