Acting resume followed by Culinary resume  

John DiRenzo

SAG / AFTRA • 484-944-4084

  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Hair: Shaved / Bald
  • Eyes: Hazel
  • Weight: 195

Commercials

Interiors Furniture & Design Principal Lamp House Films
Cirocca Honda Principal Propulsion Media Labs
Chopped / Hyundai Principal Mindsmack
Septa Principal *
Penn Medicine Principal Abe Forman
AFC Fitness Principal Todd Ballantyne Creative

Film

The Kitchen Stand In Andrea Berloff
The Listing Supporting Mario Cerrito
The Stall Supporting Jennifer M Kay
Variety Supporting Elisha Jachetti
One Night St Dante's Supporting Stan Jacobs
Deadly Gamble Supporting Mario Cerrito
Friends From The Neighborhood Lead Jeff Profitt
Penny Pinched Supporting Genevieve McPherson
Crossed Hope Supporting Denise Cheseldine

Television

Madam Secretary Stand-In CBS
Sweetbitter Stand-In Starz
Billions Stand-In Showtime Ent
Chase Street (pilot) Co Star Derrick Hammond
The Real Story w/ MES Co Star Discovery Network
Killer Closer Co Star Discovery Network
I Am Homicide Co Star Discovery Network
Secretes of the Arsenal Co Star P J Morrison
Amish Haunting Co Star Hot Snakes Media
Restaurant Steakout Self P.J. Morrison

Industrial

United Airlines Principal Maestro Filmworks

Hosting

QVC Guest Host Kitchen & Cookware
Small Bites Radio Correspondent Wildfire Radio

Print

American Express Stand - In Annie Leibovitz
VisitPhilly.com Principal Brian Kuhlmann
Marchon Eyeware Principal *

Training

Firearms Training / FBI Instructor Shannon / Target World
QVC Guest Excellence / Hosting & Guest Hosting / QVC Studio Park
Kathy Wickline Casting / Hosting & Spokesperson Class / Rich Henkels
Kathy Wickline Casting / Teleprompter / Rich Henkels
Walking Fish Theater / Ken McGregor / Advanced Acting
Mike Lemon Casting / Melanie Forchetti / Basics of Acting

 Culinary Experience 

John DiRenzo

- Summary

Dynamic, knowledgeable and skilled culinary professional with over 35 years in the grocery, produce, fresh meat, restaurant business and is an experienced chef, butcher, bartender and restaurant consultant.

- Highlights

* Advanced Knife skills * QVC : Guest Host

* Strong Plating skills * Small Bites Radio : Host / Segment Producer

* Strong Butchery skills * Appeared on TV series Restaurant Stakeout

* High volume production capability * Featured in Food Network / Hyundai National TV commercial

- Accomplishments

- Managed several kitchen staffs ranging in size from 2-20 employees during high volume service.

- Catered high volume events indoor and outdoor serving several thousand attendees.

- Managed high volume deer and game processing operation.

- Designed menus and trained staff for over two dozen food service operations.

- Managed several mid sized Grocery store / Supermarket operations

- At age 12 operated a produce stand named “ Big John’s Produce “

- Experience

Owner / president 2003-2017

JP Business Ventures Inc – Norristown Pa

Online / Brick and Mortar Retail

Owner / President 2006-2008

Conicelli Deli Inc – Pottstown Pa

Development ans management of quick serve, carryout, delivery and catering

Owner / President 1994-2008

DiRenzo’s Tavern Inc. - Norristown Pa

Exec. Chef and general manager

General Manager / Butcher 1988-1994

DiRenzo’s Foods Inc – Norristown Pa

Managed duties of deli, butcher shop and catering.

General Manager 1983-1988

DiRenzo’s Foods Inc – Ambler / Spring City Pa

Managed duties of two supermarket locations

Apprentice Butcher / Deli / Grocery 1978-1983

DiRenzo’s Meat Market – Norristown Pa

Performed general duties

- Education

High School Diploma - Norristown Area High Norristown Pa / General 1986

QVC Guest Excellence – Qvc Studio Park West Chester Pa / Hosting

Kathy Wickline Casting – Philadelphia Pa / Hosting and Spokesperson

Kathy Wickline Casting – Philadelphia Pa / Teleprompter

Walking Fish Theater – Philadelphia Pa / Advanced Acting

Mike Lemon Casting – King of Prussia Pa / Basic Acting

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