Marc John Sarrazin was born in New York City in 1955, the son of New York, attending St. Francis Xavier High School, graduating in June of 1973. Marc John attended Fordham University and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English in June, 1977. He received his Master’s Degree in Business Administration in 1980 from Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus.
ln 1977, while studying for his MBA degree, Marc John began working at DeBragga & Spitler in its sales department, learning the meat purveyor business from the ground up. He became a salesman and in 1991, he was named President of the company.
For three years, Marc John was an Adjunct Professor at New York City Technical College, Hotel and Restaurant Management Department, teaching a course in food purchasing. He now serves as a member of the Department Advisory Board. Periodically he has served as guest lecturer at both the New York City Technical College and the French Culinary Institute.
Marc John is past president of the Partridge Invitational Scholarship Foundation and a member of the Societe Culinaire Philanthropique, the Vatel Club, the Hotel Executives Club and the Food and Beverage Association of America; he is a Board Member of Les Amis d ‘Escoffier Society of New York. Marc John currently serves as a Member of the Corporation of the Culinary Institute of America and sits on its Finance Committee.
He resides in Scarsdale, New York with his wife, Bernadette, and their three children: Kristen, Eric and Peter. Marc John is an avid golfer, enjoys cycling and is a sports enthusiast and diehard Mets fan.