YouTube Video Of L.I. Pizza Maker Serenading Customers Goes Viral

FARMINGDALE, NY (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island pizza man has become an internet sensation after video of his impromptu operetta was posted on YouTube.

It was dinner and a show at Stage Door East Deli and Pizzeria in Farmingdale Saturday night when pizza maker Carmelo Raccuglia broke into song after he found out it was a customer’s birthday.

Someone in the restaurant recorded the serenade and posted it to YouTube. Since then, the video has gone viral, garnering more than 300,000 hits and counting.

Watch the video below:


One Comment

  1. ProFromDover says:

    What a great Neapolitan voice!

  2. Ruth Ales says:

    So glad I got to see my old friends son in law from back east sing again. Love his voice.

  3. pizzamonger says:


    sweet ‘stache, Melo.

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