Domenick Celentano

  • Domenick Celentano is a food executive and entrepreneurship instructor with extensive marketing and operations experience
  • Held key leadership positions including CEO at Celentano Bros. over a 25-year period
  • Teaches entrepreneurship at Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Founded FoodBevXpert, which advises companies on new product development of retail-ready products
  • Founded Celentano & Company, which advises small businesses on succession planning


Domenick Celentano wrote about the food and beverage industry for The Balance for 4 years, drawing on his decades of experience with his family's frozen ravioli company. His business experience includes launching new products, developing earned media campaigns, and spearheading strategic growth initiatives. 

He founded several companies aimed at advising other small business owners, including Celentano & Company and FoodBevXpert. 

Domenick is a lecturer in entrepreneurship at the Silberman College of Business at Farleigh Dickinson University, and has lectured on entrepreneurship and small business management at Rutgers Business School, Kean University and St. Joseph's University.


Domenick received his MBA in Food Marketing from St. Joseph’s University and his Bachelor's in Business Administration from Montclair State University.

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