Marcus opened his restaurant in 2003 in a financially depressed village not only did he had to grow a business, but he had to grow a community.
Marcus has documented his success and written business books to help other entrepreneurs succeed. His 50 step to restaurant/business success online academy and newsletter was launched in 2018.
Marcus has built a very successful youtube channel that claims over 15 million views. His restaurant has become one of the most awarded restaurants north on NYC. In 2014 he was Listed as one of the Top Five Food Activists Making a Difference by OneGreenPlanet.