Johnny Meatballs Seeks Assistant for HFTK Video

Meatball lovers, hold on to your hats! On March 18, Hot From The Kettle will be shooting a video from the Kettle Kitchen with the Meatball King of New Jersey, Johnny “Meatballs” DeCarlo.

Johnny’s looking for a Meatball Making Assistant to help him out during the video shoot!

Post your answer to the question below in the Comments Section on Hot From The Kettle to win a chance to work along with Johnny as he creates his saucy balls. The winner will also receive a six pack of Johnny’s Meatballs, and a signed copy of his book, “My Big Friggin’ Book.” Here’s the question:

If you could have a dinner date with any celebrity chef, who would it be? And what would you eat?

From the answers received, Johnny “Meatballs” will select his favorite response, and name the winner on Hot From The Kettle on Monday, March 14, 2011.

Johnny DeCarlo starred in the VH1 reality series, My Big Friggin’ Wedding. He currently writes a weekly food and entertainment column on called Cugine Corner – The Johnny Meatballs Blog.

In 2010 he wrote and recorded “The Meatball Song,” with music superstar Lucas Prata, now available on I-Tunes.

He is married to Megin Klunck-DeCarlo and has two boys, Matthew John and Christian Dean. The Meatball Family reside in Bergen County, New Jersey.

If you’ve never watched Johnny before, take a peak at his visit to Montclair’s own, Ah’Pizz.

*Only responses placed in the comments section of will be considered.

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  1. Well, walleroo has always been one of the bigger meatballs posting here. But why do I sense the cultural shadow of ‘Jersey Shore” in this poor excuse for a news item on a slow news day.

    And who, pray tell, is “music superstar” Lucas Prata?

  2. Sounds like it’ll be idiots being even more idiotic in front of a bunch of other idiots. More glorification of the stupid. Hooray for the commoners.

  3. I would happily assist Melody with her saucy balls, but I want nothing to do with this Johnny character.

    What kind of a world do we live in where some guy from Jersey can make a living promoting meatballs?

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