Born and raised in Long Island, NY, Michael Fiorelli started his culinary career at a very young age. Over the years he worked in many culinary capacities under a variety of James Beard Award-winning chefs to learn the ropes in the kitchen.
From humble beginnings in a California garage to fathering the world’s most iconic doll, Mattel, Inc. has not only revolutionized the children’s toy market but made an indelible mark on our culture at large. With the seat of the vast empire right here in the South Bay, how did a local business manufacture such an enduring legacy? Just ask Barbie.